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Question 11.Your individual rights are derived from _____.
Question 22.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 33.Where does Congress meet?
Question 44.The process of becoming a citizen is known as
Question 55.Which of the following buildings or statues is NOT an important symbol of the US?
Question 66.The public administration of a county, borough or parish is known as the _____.
Question 77.What is the current, official motto of the United States?
Question 88.What do the stripes on the US flag represent?
Question 99.An Iowa congressman wants to become governor. He declared that he would be running by stating: 'If I become governor, I will reduce state taxes by 5% and make sure that commerce within our borders prospers. The great state of Iowa needs to increase its exports, and we will print money to encourage inflation, which will help trade. Finally, I will make sure that all licenses are available online so the people do not have to waste their time.' Which of the following is a promise that the candidate and the state government would NOT be able to fulfill?
Question 1010.All of the following governmental departments are part of a municipality EXCEPT:
Question 1111.Why do we say that America does not have a system of direct elections?
Question 1212.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 1313.The lower level of the federal court system is comprised of:
Question 1414.Which of these is not a step in the naturalization process?
Question 1515.A law, rule or regulation made and enforced by a city government is known as a _____.
Question 1616.Which of these is a responsibility of a citizen?
Question 1717.Which of the following cases can originate in a federal district court?
Question 1818.The residency requirement for naturalization is
Question 1919.Which of the following cases would NOT be heard by a federal circuit court?
Question 2020.Which core principle states that the government operates only with the people's consent and authority?
Question 2121.Lower state courts are also known as:
Question 2222.What did the Twenty-Second Amendment do?
Question 2323.Which of the following is NOT found on the seal of the United States?
Question 2424.Which of the following best sums up the principle of limited government?
Question 2525.Congress recently voted on a law that would allow the implementation of harsher sentences for people working in the NSA who disclose confidential information. 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. The actions taken by the Supreme Court are an example of _____.
Question 2626.Why are governmental powers shared between the federal government and state governments?
Question 2727.Congress has the authority to lay and collect taxes from the American people. Which of the following provides Congress with that capacity?
Question 2828.The Bill of Rights are the first _____ amendments of the Constitution.
Question 2929.Which of the following was established by Article I of the United States Constitution?
Question 3030.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?
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