Government
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  • Question 1
    20 seconds
    Q. Who wrote The Declaration of Independence?
    answer choices
    Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Paine
    James Madison
    George Washington
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Who is the head of the Executive branch?
    answer choices
    governor
    mayor
    president
    speaker of the house
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the name of the system that makes sure no branch of government gets too much power?
    answer choices
    judicial branch
    constitutional convention
    legislative branch
    checks and balances
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. What are the first ten amendments called? 
    answer choices
    Constitution
    Bill of Rights
    Torah
    Common Sense
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is part of Congress?
    answer choices
    Senate
    Supreme Court
    President
    Cabinet
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Whose members are based on state population?
    answer choices
    Senate
    Cabinet
    Supreme Court
    House of Representatives
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Whose members are appointed for life?
    answer choices
    Supreme Court
    Senate
    House of Representatives
    Cabinet
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. The basis for the US court system comes from...
    answer choices
    Roger Sherman
    Abraham Lincoln
    Avraham
    Yitro and Moshe
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Which word means to approve or accept?
    answer choices
    ammendment
    ratify
    legislative
    veto
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. What was the first attempt at creating a government?
    answer choices
    The Articles of Confederation
    The Declaration of Independence
    The Constitution
    The Bill of Rights
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Which is NOT a job responsibility of the President?
    answer choices
    Sign or veto a law
    Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces
    Appoint Supreme Court justices
    Make laws
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. What was the purpose for writing Common Sense?
    answer choices
    entertainment
    to make a set of laws
    to convince people that the colonies should become their own country
    to plan a tea party
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Why did The Articles of Confederation set up a weak central government and strong state governments?
    answer choices
    because states are cooler 
    because they didn't want a small group of people to get too much power
    because they wanted each state to have different money
    because they wanted people to think of themselves as citizens of their state
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Which branch of government introduces a bill? 
    answer choices
    Executive
    Legislative
    Judicial
    Cabinet
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. How can the Judicial branch make sure that Executive and Legislative are not taking too much power?
    answer choices
    by declaring a law unconstitutional
    by vetoing a law
    by singing "I'm Just A Bill"
    by voting against a bill
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. Why was the Bill of Rights added to the Constitution?
    answer choices
    To have checks and balances
    To protect the federal government
    They thought the Constitution was too short
    To protect peoples' individual rights
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. Who wrote Common Sense?
    answer choices
    Robert Sherman
    James Madison
    Thomas Paine
    Thomas Jefferson
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. The leader of a city or village is called...
    answer choices
    mayor
    senator
    governor
    president
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. How often do we hold presidential elections?
    answer choices
    every 6 years
    every 2 years
    every 4 years 
    every 8 years
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. How can the Executive branch check the Legislative branch?
    answer choices
    President can fire a senator
    President can make a law
    President can declare a law unconstitutional
    President can veto a law
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