12 question quiz

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  • 1
    The United States has a ______________ democracy
    Representative
    Authoritarian
    Direct
    Greek
  • 2
    The Constitutional Convention was held in ____________________________ in 1787
    Washington D.C.
    New York City
    Philadelphia
    Annapolis
  • 3
    Freedom to practice your religion is guaranteed by the ___________ Amendment.
    Second
    First
    Fifth
    Tenth
  • 4
    A Congress that has two parts, or a house, is referred to as a
    Parliament
    Two party system
    Uni-cameral legislature
    Bi-cameral legislature
  • 5
    The minimum age for a senator is ____________ years old
    30
    35
    25
    40
  • 6
    The legislative process is designed to be __________________
    So complicated that know one can understand it
    Quick and easy
    Efficient
    Slow and deliberate
  • 7
    Many Americans wanted to create a strong presidency because they wanted someone who could
    All of the choices
    Represent them with foreign governments
    Balance the power of Congress
    Enforce the laws passed by Congress
  • 8
    In the United States we settle our disputes peacefully in______________-
    Auditoriums
    Restaurants
    Schools
    Courts
  • 9
    The Supreme Court has the authority to determine which of the following are unconstitutional
    The decision of a state supreme court
    A federal law enacted by Congress
    An action of the president
    All the choices
  • 10
    Women achieved the right to vote with the passing of the _________________ amendment
    Twenty-Sixth
    Nineteenth
    Sixteenth
    Thirteenth
  • 11
    If no presidential candidate earns majority of electoral votes, the ________________________ chooses among the top 3 candidates
    House of Representatives
    Electoral college
    Senate
    Supreme Court
  • 12
    All national elections in the United States use the ________________________ system
    Electoral college
    Plurality vote
    Picking names out of a hat
    Majority vote