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Overview of Government & Citizenship Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What aspect of students' lives can you connect with the levels of government in order to help them understand governmental structure?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is a component of the study of economics?

Question 3 3. Which document created the current government of the United States?

Question 4 4. What do we call the first ten amendments of the US Constitution?

Question 5 5. The Governor is the head of which branch of Illinois' government?

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Question 6 6. In Illinois, what does the Supreme Court do?

Question 7 7. The Declaration of Sentiments affected which one of the following groups?

Question 8 8. Who gave the Gettysburg Address?

Question 9 9. Which of these is NOT a definition for government?

Question 10 10. What would a theocratic republic government look like?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is a basic principle of democracy?

Question 12 12. In a representative democracy, _____.

Question 13 13. What is the basis of a federalist nation?

Question 14 14. What is one common way for the federal government to encourage state cooperation with federal policies?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is a benefit of civic participation?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 17 17. What does due process mean?

Question 18 18. Paul and his friends were arrested on the following charges: wearing a blue shirt with brown pants in the afternoon while walking on the boardwalk and drinking a milkshake. Shocked by the arrest, they cried 'foul play.' Is this arrest fair?

Question 19 19. Which of the following BEST describes a function of local government?

Question 20 20. A law, rule or regulation made and enforced by a city government is known as a _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is a civic duty?

Question 22 22. When Muhammad Ali was arrested for not responding to his draft summons, he was violating a:

Question 23 23. What is the study of government?

Question 24 24. Why did the Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower need to write out a system of government?

Question 25 25. What is the capital city of Illinois?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following reads most like a worldwide bill of rights?

Question 27 27. Why were early societies okay with sacrificing personal freedoms in order to create governments?

Question 28 28. In a direct democracy, _____.

Question 29 29. Which part of the US Constitution guarantees the rights of the states?

Question 30 30. Which of the following would NOT be a result of civic participation?

Overview of Government & Citizenship Chapter Exam Instructions

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