The Constitution Chapter 3 Question Preview (ID: 39109)

GOVT 11.

This section of the US Constitution states why it was written.
a) the Bill of Rights
b) Amendments
c) The Articles
d) The Preamble

Which amendment requires a warrant to search someone's property?
a) First Amendment
b) Fourth Amendment
c) Fifth Amendment
d) Sixth Amendment

The first ten amendments are called
a) enumerated powers
b) the Preamble
c) the Bill of Rights
d) the Articles

How many Senators are there in the US Senate?
a) 50
b) 435
c) 100
d) 538

Those who favored ratification of the newly drafted Constitution were known as
a) Carpetbaggers
b) Scalawags
c) Federalists
d) Anti-Federalists

The government established after the Declaration of Independence was the
a) Articles of Confederation
b) Mayflower Compact
c) Magna Carta
d) Constitution

How many branches are there in the US government?
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) Four

The president can check Congress with this power
a) pardon
b) veto
c) override
d) taxation

What is the job of the Supreme Court justices?
a) to make laws
b) to enforce the laws
c) to interpret the laws
d) to carry out the laws

Which amendment outlaws cruel and unusual punishment?
a) First Amendment
b) Fourth Amendment
c) Sixth Amendment
d) Eighth Amendment

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