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A Constitution Day Quiz

Posted on the 18 September 2011 by Mikeb302000
I was remiss in not getting this posted in time for Constitution Day, but as part of the Constitution Day weekend, I hope that readers will still enjoy this form of celebration of our national heritage.
From Constitution Facts.com:
 

2

LAWS FOR THE UNITED STATES ARE MADE BY:

ATHE PRESIDENT

BTHE SENATE

CCONGRESS

DTHE SUPREME COURT

3. THE LONGEST POSSIBLE TIME A PERSON CAN NOW SERVE AS PRESIDENT IS:

A4 YEARS

B8 YEARS

C10 YEARS

D12 YEARS

 

4. A MAN ACCUSED OF A CRIME IN COURT HAS A RIGHT TO:

AHEAR THE WITNESSES AGAINST HIM

BBE TRIED WHEREVER HE WANTS

CHAVE ANY JUDGE HE WANTS

DCHANGE COURTS

OUR FIRST VICE-PRESIDENT WAS:

AALEXANDER HAMILTON

BTHOMAS JEFFERSON

CBENJAMIN FRANKLIN

DJOHN ADAMS

 

THE BILL OF RIGHTS IS:

ATHE FIRST TEN AMENDMENTS

BTHE FIFTEENTH AMENDMENT

CTHE ENTIRE CONSTITUTION

DALL OF THE AMENDMENTS

IF NEITHER THE PRESIDENT NOR THE VICE-PRESIDENT CAN SERVE, THE POSITION WOULD BE FILLED BY:

ATHE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE

BTHE CHIEF JUSTICE

CTHE ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE

DTHE SECRETARY OF STATE

THE MAJOR DEPARTMENT HEAD WHO IS APPOINTED BY THE PRESIDENT TO DEAL WITH FOREIGN COUNTRIES IS THE:

ASECRETARY OF DEFENSE

BSECRETARY OF STATE

CATTORNEY GENERAL

DSECRETARY OF COMMERCE

THE PRESIDENT IS ELECTED IF HE:

AWINS A MAJORITY OF THE ELECTORAL VOTES

BWINS MOST OF THE COUNTRY'S VOTE

CWINS ALL OF THE STATES' VOTES

DWINS MOST OF THE STATES' VOTES

And I'll make you go to the web site to find out the answers, since I can't figure out how to post them upside down, or otherwise discourage cheating.  (I got a perfect score, as I expect my co-bloggers to do.)
They have an advanced constitution quiz, following this one.  Enjoy!

1

WHAT WAS OUR COUNTRY'S FIRST CONSTITUTION CALLED?

ATHE ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION

BTHE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

CTHE "FEDERALIST PAPER"

DTHE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION


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