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All of the following statements about the Constitution are TRUE except:
A.It contains seven articles and 27 amendments. B.It divides powers between the nation and states. C.It divides the government into three separate branches. >D.It organizes the basic political parties found within the country.

All of the following are powers and functions assigned to the legislative branch EXCEPT:
A.coin money

B.declare war

C.make treaties

D.borrow money

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Which document, signed by King John in 1215, was important for the United States government?
A.the Preamble

B.the Constitution

>C.the Magna Carta

D.the Bill of Rights

The first 10 amendments to the Constitution are known as __________.
A.Article VIII

B.the Preamble

C.the Magna Carta

>D.the Bill of Rights

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Articles IV to VII of the US Constitution
A.establish the executive branch, including the presidency.

B.create the judicial branch, including the Supreme Court.

C.outline the goals of the new federal government.

D.clarify the federal system of government.

The __________ in the Constitution gives Congress the flexibility to make all “necessary and proper” laws.
>A.Preamble

B.amendments

C.Bill of Rights

D.Elastic Clause

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Changes to the Constitution are called __________.
A.articles

B.reviews

C.sections

D.amendments

The introduction to the Constitution is called __________.
A.Section I

>B.the Preamble

C.the Magna Carta

D.the Bill of Rights

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The introduction of the US Constitution is called the preamble .

All of the following statements about Article I of the Constitution are TRUE except:
A.Article I contains ten sections.

B.Article I gives the legislative branch power to make laws.

>C.Article I states that Congress will be comprised of two houses.

D.Article I gives the Senate authority over the House of Representatives.

6

All of the following statements about checks and balances are TRUE except:
>A.The two houses of Congress have checks on each other.

B.The executive branch has veto power and the power to appoint judges.

C.The judicial branch has the power to declare executive orders and laws unconstitutional.

D.The legislative branch has the power to pardon federal crimes and call special sessions of Congress.

What is judicial review?
>A.The power of the Judicial Branch to review laws, Executive orders, and Executive acts to ensure that they are Constitutional.

B.The power of the Judicial Branch to impeach the President and members of Congress.

C.The power of the Legislative Branch to appoint or remove Supreme Court Judges at any time.

D.The power of the Executive Branch to deem Supreme Court rulings unconstitutional.

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All of the following are powers and functions assigned to the legislative branch EXCEPT:
A.coin money

B.declare war

>C.make treaties

D.borrow money

All of the following statements about Article I of the Constitution are TRUE except:
A.Article I contains ten sections.

B.Article I gives the legislative branch power to make laws.

C.Article I states that Congress will be comprised of two houses.

>D.Article I gives the Senate authority over the House of Representatives.

8

All of the following are powers and functions assigned to the executive branch EXCEPT:
A.grant pardons

>B.interpret the laws

C.deliver State of the Union address

D.appoint ambassadors and Supreme Court justices

All of the following statements about judicial review are TRUE except:
A.The 1803 case of Marbury v. Madison established judicial review.

>B.Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall’s ruling established judicial review.

C.Judicial review is specifically referred to and spelled out in the Constitution.

D.Judicial review gives the Supreme Court the ability to declare laws unconstitutional.

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Chief Justice John Marshall is responsible for __________.
A.taxing the states

B.overturning the Treaty of Paris

C.establishing the role of the Supreme Court in judicial review

D.writing the supremacy clause

Chief Justice John Marshall is responsible for __________.
A.taxing the states

B.overturning the Treaty of Paris

>C.establishing the role of the Supreme Court in judicial review

D.writing the supremacy clause

10

How did the US Constitution differ from the Articles of Confederation?
>A.It removed all authority from state governments.

B.It provided a frame of government for the new nation.

C.It granted a number of powers to the federal government.

D.It gave states powers that conflicted with national interests.

Popular sovereignty refers to the __________.
A.way the national government treats the states

B.popular laws in the Constitution

C.way popular people get elected

>D.people's right to rule

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Article I Article Il Article V >Article VI of the US Constitution states that the document is the supreme law of the land.

Who is in charge of upholding the supremacy clause of the United States Constitution?
A.individual state courts

B.individual state governments

C.the president of the United States

>D.the United States Supreme Court

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All state and federal officials are required to take an oath to support the Constitution.
Please select the best answer from the choices provided

>T

F

When we say that the states relinquished some sovereignty, we say that they __________.
A.gained the right to freedom

B.gained the right to rule

C.gave up some rights to rule

>D.gave up some rights to freedom

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The supremacy clause in the United States Constitution took some __________ away from individual states by declaring the Nation's law supreme.

A.sovereignty

B.land

C.money

>D.freedom

According to one of the fundamental rules of the Constitution, who holds the ultimate authority in the United States?
A.the elected president

B.Congress

>C.the people

D.the Supreme Court