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1 Article 2-7 Constitution Worksheet Directions: Place the BEST answer that completes the statement on the scantron. 1. This U.S. President served the most terms A. L.B. Johnson B. J.F. Kennedy C. F.D. Roosevelt D. Teddy Roosevelt 2. The electoral college is only used in the election of the A. U.S. President B. U.S. Senator C. U.S. Representative D. Governor 3. Which state has the most electoral votes A. Minnesota B. Rhode Island C. California D. Kansas 4. Federal judges are approved by the A. U.S. Senate B. U.S. House of Representative C. Speaker of the House D. Chief Justice 5. An order from a higher court to a lower court A. Writ of Habeas Corpus B. Writ of Declaration C. Writ of Certiorari D. Writ of Justice 6. There are articles to the Constitution A. 6 B. 26 C. 7 D is the minimum age to be elected U.S. President A. 30 B. 35 C. 40 D The amendment limited the U.S. President to two terms A. 22 B. 1 C. 15 D The Supreme Court receives most of its cases through A. Appelate jurisdiction B. Natural jurisdiction C. Administrative jurisdiction D. Standard jurisdiction 10. The President has the power to pardon in all of the following Except A. Impeachment B. Bank Scandals C. Covert Operations D. Military Corruption 11. The most common judge to administer the oath of office A. Chief Justice B. Associate Justice C. Attorney General D. Justice of the Peace

2 12. What position is second in line to be President? A. Speaker of the House B. President Pro Tempore C. Attorney General D. Chief Pentagon Official 13. The minimum residency requirement to be U.S. President is years A. 20 B. 15 C. 14 D The youngest elected President was A. T. Roosevelt B. F. Roosevelt C. R. Reagan D. J. Kennedy 15. According to the Constitution there are ways of being convicted of treason. A. 5 B. 2 C. 3 D. no 16. This state official may refuse to return a fugitive A. Ag. Commissioner B. Governor C. Attorney General D. Labor Commissioner 17. The oldest U.S. President was A. Benjamin Harrison B. Abe Lincoln C. Ronald Reagan D. George Washington 18. The youngest U.S. President A. J. Kennedy B. T. Roosevelt C. F. Roosevelt D. B. Clinton 19. Article Three of the constitution is about the branch. A. Legislative B. Judicial B. Executive C. All of the above 20. The United States has a A. Democracy B. Representative Democracy C. Republic D. Both B & C 21. The absolute head of the military A. Attorney General B. Sec. of Defense C. U.S. President D. Senate 22. All of the 27 amendments had been proposed by A. 2/3rds of the Congress B. 2/3rds of the state legislatures C. 3/4s of the electorate D. none of the above 23. The were in favor of ratifying the Constitution and creating a strong national government A. federalists B. anti-federalists

3 24. The judicial branch the law A. interprets B. makes C. enforces 25. The executive branch the law A. interprets B. makes C. enforces 26. The legislative branch the law A. interprets B. makes C. enforces 27. The electoral college will cast the official vote in A. December B. November C. January D. February 28. The Supreme law of the land A. State Law B. Federal Law C. Prison Laws D. School Law 29. More federal judges have been impeached than U.S. Presidents A. True B. False 30. The Constitution has amendments A. 10 B. 7 C. 24 D Being brought back to the state in which you fled A. Interstate Rendition B. Extradition C. Both A & B D. None of the above 32. The only crime defined in the Constitution A. Burglary B. Treason C. Murder D. Stealing 33. Originally, the Bill of rights protected us from the A. Criminals B. State Govt. C. Constitution D. Federal Govt. 34. How many women are on the Supreme Court? A. one B. two C. four D. five 35. President Bush recently appointed an ambassador. Who approved the appointment? A. U.S. Senate B. U.S. House of Representatives C. Supreme Court D. Speaker of the House 36. According to our Constitution discussion, saying something that isn't true A. Redress B. Liable C. Pardon D. Slander

4 37. The President s salary is A. $100,000/year B. $200,000/year C. $300,000/year D. $400,000/year 38. Such people refers to A. poor whites B. slaves C. royalty D. fedocites 39. A trial decided by a judge A. Jury Trial B. Bench Arraignment C. Bench Trial D. Jury Arraignment 40. The amount of electoral votes needed to become President A. 300 B. 270 C. 190 D The District of Columbia receives electoral votes A. 4 B. 3 C. 1 D The total number of electoral votes in the U.S. is A. 435 B. 538 C. 535 D How many judges are there on the Supreme Court? A. 12 B. 8 C. 6 D Each state must respect the laws of another. The term that describes this is A. interstate rendition B. full faith and credit C. bill of attainder D. none of the above 45. It took about months for the founding fathers to write the Constitution A. 2 B. 4 C. 6 D What month is the general election A. December B. January C. November D. October 47. When did the Constitution take effect A B C D National Prohibition outlawed A. Importation of Slaves B. Intoxicating Liquors C El Caminos D. Blacks the right to vote 49. President explains the condition of the country in the A. State of the Union Address B. Inauguration C. Presidential Country Speech D. Major Speech

5 50. This group chooses the President if he/she does not get a majority of the electoral votes A. Senate B. House of Representatives C. Speaker of the House D. Election Committee 51. Treason can only happen during A. Peace B. the 1st Monday after the 3rd Wednesday in December C. Wartime D. leap year 52. Congressional members are sworn in A. January 20 B. March 4 C. the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in November D. January Women received the right to vote in the amendment A. 20th B. 19th C. 8th D. 15th 54. The last amendment was originally brought up in 1789 but was ratified in A B C D The purpose of the is to try and give each state somewhat equal representation during the Presidential election. A. Filibuster B. 1st Amendment C. Redress D. Electoral College 56. How old was the youngest President A. 39 B. 42 C. 48 D Only the can admit new states A. Congress B. President C. Courts D. Speaker of the House 58. A Presidential term lasts for A. 5 years B. 2 years C. 4 years D. 10 years 59. Let s say George Bush died in office on February 3, What is the last election Dick Cheney could run for President in under the assumption that he wins all possible elections? A B C D All of the following are correct except A. Article I/Legislative B. Article II/Executive Branch C. Article III/State Laws D. Article V/Amendments

6 Matching: Correctly match the two groups 61. Total number of delegates at the Constitutional Convo. in Philly 62. Number of delegates that signed the Constitution 63. Number of delegates present on the last day of the Convention 64. The year the Constitution was written 65. The form of U.S. government Word Bank A. 39 B. 55 C. 42 D. republic E Completion: Correctly match the two groups 66. Making someone pay to vote 67. National Capital is located in th - 15th amendments resulted from this war 69. Powers that belong to the state are known as 70. This amendment gave the freedom of speech Word Bank A. 1st B. reserved C. poll tax D. Washington, D.C. E. Civil War

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