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State & Local Government Structure in Georgia

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The governor is the head of which branch of government?

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1. What is the Georgia state legislature called?

2. Georgia's government has three principle layers, starting with the state government. What is just below the state government?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz/worksheet combo, we've provided short questions designed to assist you as you test your knowledge of the state and local government structure in Georgia. When you take this quiz, you'll be asked about the name of the Georgia state legislature, which portion of the government is headed by the governor and what the council-manager system of municipal government has been modeled after.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz to assess your ability to:

  • Identify which branch of government the governor heads
  • Give the name associated with the Georgia state legislature
  • Name the layer of government that comes below the state government
  • Discuss the form of municipal government that has a significant separation of powers
  • Explain what the council-manager system of municipal government is modeled on

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the layer of government that falls under the state government
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the form of municipal government with a significant separation of powers
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related state and local government in Georgia lesson

Additional Learning

If you'd like to review more about government in this state, take a look at our lesson called State & Local Government Structure in Georgia. After completing this lesson, you should be able to meet the following goals:

  • Compare Georgia's separation of powers to that of the United States federal government
  • Identify how many court systems make up the Georgia judiciary system
  • Explain what makes Georgia unique in terms of administration
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