Enumerated Powers: Definition & Examples


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This Article of the U.S. Constitution describes the legislative branch of the U.S. government:

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1. Which of the following is an enumerated power of the Congress?

2. Which of the following institutions has the power to coin money?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet can be used to quickly assess your knowledge of enumerated powers and related topics dealing with the legislative and judicial branch.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to check your knowledge of the following:

  • Article of the Constitution establishing the legislative branch
  • Supreme Court's power to judge the constitutionality of government acts
  • Catalyst for the growth of the executive branch's influence

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding enumerated powers
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related criminal justice lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding Congress and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson titled Enumerated Powers: Definition & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Review the three branches of government
  • Identify enumerated powers
  • Learn the roles of the president
  • Determine the purposes of the Supreme Court
  • Define the reserved powers clause