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Question 11.Approval of 3/4 of the state legislatures is a threshold required for WHICH of the following actions?
Question 22.The Eighth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution provides individual protections from _____.
Question 33.Which U.S. document was based on the idea of a democratic government espousing sentiments like 'of the people, by the people, for the people,' where emphasis was placed on the good of the people and the protection of individual rights?
Question 44.Which portion of the U.S. Constitution was included to guarantee citizens certain individual liberties?
Question 55.The judicial branch is associated with WHICH of the following governmental responsibilities?
Question 66.Which of the following answer choices contains the best example of the rights established by Article IV of the U.S. Constitution?
Question 77.The U.S. Congress is granted WHICH specific power in response to a presidential veto of legislation?
Question 88.A 2/3 majority vote in both the House and the Senate is the threshold requirement for WHICH of the following items to be proposed to the U.S. Constitution?
Question 99.Article I of the U.S. Constitution establishes WHICH branch of government?
Question 1010.How many branches of government are established by the U.S. Constitution?
Question 1111.The Third Amendment to the Constitution prohibits which of the following?
Question 1212.Which amendment in the U.S. Constitution provides clarity with regards to the division of power between the federal and state governments by giving the states any powers that are not specifically mentioned?
Question 1313.In which of the following scenarios is the government officially violating the 8th Amendment?
Question 1414.The ability to abstain from answering questions relating to allegations of committing a crime is guaranteed by the Fifth Amendment's right to protect against _____.
Question 1515.The Supreme Court affirmed that states could not pass a law that contradicts federal law, thus upholding the 'Supremacy Clause,' in which landmark court ruling?
Question 1616.Which of the following answer choices best describes the Supremacy Clause?
Question 1717.In which of the following scenarios is the fifth amendment NOT relevant?
Question 1818.Which amendment provides a blanket of protection for Americans?
Question 1919.The Supreme Court has decided that the federal law stating that smoking in public is not permitted is in line with the constitution. Can the state of California still allow smoking in public?
Question 2020.A government has only those powers the people have expressly given to it. Which of the following best describes such a government?
Question 2121.Which of the following hypothetical candidates meets the constitutional qualifications for president?
Question 2222.Why is divided government significant to the U.S. political system?
Question 2323.A first-term congressman is delivering a speech in Congress and states: 'Today, on June the first, 2016, we will change the American Constitution for the fiftieth time based on Article V of our great nation's Constitution. After this house agrees on the wording of the bill, the president will sign it, and we will have a constitutional amendment that will allow us to far more efficiently monitor the work of the NSA.' Which of the following parts the congressman's speech was correct?
Question 2424.When both the House of Representatives and the Senate approve by a two-thirds majority vote, it's known as a:
Question 2525.Which of the following statements is true?
Question 2626.Our U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights are based on principles that place emphasis on the good of the people, allowing their participation while protecting their individual rights. These principles are known as _____.
Question 2727.The police have raided your house, but they do not have a warrant or the legal authority to do so. Why is this prohibited by the fourth amendment?
Question 2828.The president claims that he can, through the use of executive action, assume some of the authority of Congress. He claims that Congress is moving the country in the wrong direction and that he should be the one making the laws. Which of the following would such an action breach?
Question 2929.How can a proposition to amend the Constitution legally be accomplished?
Question 3030.What does ratification mean in the context of a constitutional amendment?
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