Newsela Article - Amending the Constitution Quiz
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  • Question 1
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    Constitutional amendments are intended to ________________ , correct, or otherwise revise the original document.

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    destroy

    delete

    amend

    declare

  • Question 2
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    Why are constitutional amendments an important part of the U.S. Constitution?

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    They improve the rules of the U.S Government

    It created checks and balances

    It created federalism

    It created the three branches of government

  • Question 3
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    What is the highest law of the United States?

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    Bill of Rights

    U.S. Constitution

    Declaration of Independence

    Articles of Confederation

  • Question 4
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    As of 2019, how many constitutional amendments have been added to the U.S. Constitution?

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    10

    20

    27

    23

  • Question 5
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    The first 10 amendments make up the _________________ _______________ __________________.

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    Bill of Rights

    Declaration of Independence

    U.S. Constitution

    Articles of Confederation

  • Question 6
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    The Bill of Rights limits the power of which part of the U.S. government?

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    the state government

    the national government

  • Question 7
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    How many ways can the constitution be amended?

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    one

    two

    three

    four

  • Question 8
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    True or false: The president of the United States has no official role in the amendment process.

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    True

    False

  • Question 9
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    Which of these is a synonym of the word "ratify"?

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    confirm

    deny

    destroy

    disagree

  • Question 10
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    True or false: Constitutional amendments cannot be repealed, canceled.

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    True

    False

  • Question 11
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    What is a synonym of the word "repeal"?

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    allow

    cancel

    build

    enforce

  • Question 12
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    What is the only amendment to have been repealed?

    answer choices

    18th Amendment

    19th Amendment

    20th Amendment

    21st Amendment

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