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"This is a quiz about general knowledge of the United States Government."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
How long is a U.S. Senator's term?
How many branches are in the national government and what are their names?
3 - Federal, State, and Local
3 - Executive, Legislative, and Judicial
2 - Senate and House
2 - Upper House and Lower House
In order to win the Presidency, the candidate must receive the most individual votes.
How many Justices are on the Supreme Court?
Which of the following is NOT a requirement to be elected President?
Must have the support of a political party.
Must be at least 35 years old.
Must be a naturally born citizen.
Must have been a resident in the U.S. for at least 14 years.
What position does the Vice President hold in the Legislative branch?
President Pro Tempore
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
Which of the following is a power NOT given to Congress by the Constitution?
The power to declare war.
To make any law necessary to carry out its responsibilites.
The power to collect taxes.
To appoint justices to the supreme court.
Who is the first President to have never been elected as Vice President or as President?
What word is used for a long speech by a Senator that halts the passage of a bill?
What is the Bill of Rights?
First 10 Amendments to the US Constitution
Congressional Bills that protect human rights
First 5 Amendments to the US Constitution
An Article in the Constitution
The Constitution was the first governing framework in the United States.
Checks & Balances is the term that refers to the relationship between the 3 branches and how each one has powers to make sure the other 2 don't abuse their powers. What is the ultimate check on the Presidency?
Conviction and Removal by the Senate
Usurpation of Power
Who is the only President to serve two non-consecutive terms?
Ulysses S. Grant
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
When two or more candidates are running from the same political party, what must a candidate win in order to be the sole candidate for their political party?
A Vote of Confidence
The Main Election
Which of the following does NOT refer to something that might be used by the President or the Executive Branch?
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