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Question 11.Why are governmental powers shared between the federal government and state governments?
Question 22.What does the Texas Constitution have written directly into it that the original US Constitution did not?
Question 33.The individual right to own a gun to protect yourself and/or your family comes from the _____.
Question 44.Which of these is a mandatory duty of citizenship?
Question 55.All of the following governmental departments are part of a municipality EXCEPT:
Question 66.You are watching a documentary about Congress. One of the phrases you often hear is 'term of Congress'. As you don't know a lot about politics, you want to find out more. Which of the following will you probably discover?
Question 77.Which of these is a responsibility of a citizen?
Question 88.When could a party appeal a state case to the U.S. Supreme Court?
Question 99.The residency requirement for naturalization is
Question 1010.Congress recently voted on a law that would allow the retroactive principle of increased taxation. The president vetoed the bill, but was eventually overruled by a 2/3 majority of Congress. In the end, the Supreme Court declared the bill unconstitutional. Why is this an example of the separation of powers?
Question 1111.Which of the following was established by Article I of the United States Constitution?
Question 1212.A law, rule or regulation made and enforced by a city government is known as a _____.
Question 1313.Why do we say that America does not have a system of direct elections?
Question 1414.The middle level of the federal court system is comprised of:
Question 1515.Which of the following buildings or statues is NOT an important symbol of the US?
Question 1616.Which of the following best sums up the principle of limited government?
Question 1717.What is the current, official motto of the United States?
Question 1818.Lower state courts are also known as:
Question 1919.Which of the following cases can originate in a federal district court?
Question 2020.Which core principle states that the government operates only with the people's consent and authority?
Question 2121.When was the current Texas State Constitution drafted?
Question 2222.The individual right of freedom of speech is derived from the _____ Amendment.
Question 2323.What is a symbol?
Question 2424.Which of the following is NOT found on the seal of the United States?
Question 2525.How many electors does each state get in the Electoral College?
Question 2626.The Necessary and Proper Clause empowers Congress with the ability to make all laws that are necessary and proper for carrying into execution the laws that are enumerated in the Constitution. This is where we derive the _____ of Congress.
Question 2727.Which of the following cases would be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court?
Question 2828.Which of the following cases would NOT be heard by a federal circuit court?
Question 2929.The process of becoming a citizen is known as
Question 3030.Which of these is not a step in the naturalization process?
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