Separation of Powers
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  • Question 1
    120 seconds
    Q. The powers of the national government are separated into different branches to -
    answer choices
    increase the government's power
    allow the government to do whatever it wants
    give some powers to the states
    prevent an abuse of power
  • Question 2
    120 seconds
    Q. The U.S. Constitution divides the governments power into __ branches.
    answer choices
    2
    3
    5
    8
  • Question 3
    120 seconds
    Q. The legislative branch is made up of ___.
    answer choices
    federal courts
    Congress
    magistrates
    departments and agencies
  • Question 4
    120 seconds
    Q. The exective branch is led or headed by the ___.
    answer choices
    Justices
    Senators
    President
    Represenatives 
  • Question 5
    120 seconds
    Q. The judicial branch is made up ___.
    answer choices
    departments and agencies 
    lobbyists
    electors
    federal courts
  • Question 6
    120 seconds
    Q. The highest court in the land is the ___.
    answer choices
    U.S. District Court
    U.S. Ciricuit Court
    U.S. Supreme Court
    U.S. Appeallate Court
  • Question 7
    120 seconds
    Q. Who tries cases involving federal laws?
    answer choices
    Executive
    Judicial
    Legislative
  • Question 8
    120 seconds
    Q. Who regulates interstate and foreign trade?
    answer choices
    Executive 
    Judicial 
    Legislative 
  • Question 9
    120 seconds
    Q. Who declares war?
    answer choices
    Executive
    Judicial
    Legislative
  • Question 10
    120 seconds
    Q. Who carries out the law?
    answer choices
    Executive
    Judicial
    Legislative
  • Question 11
    120 seconds
    Q. Who approves the annual budget?
    answer choices
    Executive
    Judicial
    Legislative
  • Question 12
    120 seconds
    Q. Who has the power to make sure the other branches are following the U.S. Constitution (A.K.A. judicial review)?
    answer choices
    Executive
    Judicial
    Legislative 
  • Question 13
    120 seconds
    Q. Who makes treaties with other countries?
    answer choices
    Executive
    Judicial
    Legislative
  • Question 14
    120 seconds
    Q. Who appoints/picks cabinet officers, ambassadors, and federal judges?
    answer choices
    Executive
    Judicial
    Legislative 
  • Question 15
    120 seconds
    Q. Who raises revenue through taxes and other levies? 
    answer choices
    Executive
    Judicial
    Legislative
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