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3 Branches Test.

The Articles of Confederation made a _____ government and called for a new Constitution
a) Strong
b) Weak
c) Structured
d) Federal

The highest court in the nation
a) Federal Court
b) Supreme Court
c) Circuit Court
d) District Court

Which branch writes the nation's laws?
a) Executive
b) Judicial
c) Legislative
d)

What type of government do we have?
a) Monarchy
b) Representative Tyranny
c) Representative Democracy
d) Anarchy

What is another word for national?
a) State
b) Local
c) Federal
d) Jurisdiction

Who is the Father of Our Constitution?
a) Thomas Jefferson
b) James Madison
c) George Washington
d) John Adams

How many Representatives does each state have
a) 2
b) 4
c) Depends of population
d) 6

What are the two parts of Congress called?
a) Legislative and Executive
b) Senate and House of Representatives
c) Judicial and Legislative
d) House of Representatives and Legislative

Which Branch interprets the Constiution
a) Judicial
b) Legislative
c) Executive
d)

When the President denies a bill..
a) Impeach
b) Ratify
c) Veto
d) Amend

To officially approve
a) Veto
b) Ratify
c) Amend
d) Impeach

Powers given to the STATES are called..
a) Delegated
b) Reserved
c) Separation of Powers
d) Specified

How do the branches ensure one doesn't become more powerful than the other?
a) Through Impeachment
b) Through Checks and Balances
c) Through a Powerful President
d) Through Term limits

What was the name of the agreement which created a two part (2 house) legislature?
a) 3/5ths Compromise
b) The Great Compromise
c) The New Deal
d) The Checks and Balances System

How many Supreme Court Justices are there?
a) 7
b) 9
c) 11
d) 15

How many senators does each state have?
a) 2
b) 4
c) Based on Population
d) 6

Which branch carries out or enforces the laws?
a) Legislative
b) Executive
c) Judicial
d)

What is the highest law in the United States?
a) The Article of Confederation
b) The Constitution
c) The Declaration of Independence
d) The Magna Carta

Which branch is made of nine judges or justices
a) Executive
b) Legislative
c) Judicial
d)

Which Branch of Government includes the President, Vice-President and Cabinet?
a) Executive
b) Legilsative
c) Judicial
d)

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