The Executive Branch


The Executive (egg ZEK you tiv) branch of the government enforces the laws of this country. The President is the head of this branch. In the Executive branch are the President, the Vice President and the Cabinet.

The President is the head of the Executive branch. The President must be no younger than 35 years old and born in the United States. The President is elected for 4 years and can be re-elected once. The election is always in November and the inauguration (in aug you RAY shun) is always in January. The home of the President is the White House in Washington, D.C., which is in the eastern part of the United States. The President is also called the Chief Executive Officer and the Commander in Chief.

The Vice President is elected with the President. He lives in Washington D.C. and leads the Senate. He will become President if the President dies or cannot finish his term.



Choose the correct answer:

  1. The President's term of office is _________ years?
    Eight
    Four
    Six
























  2. The President must be at least _______ years old.
    45
    40
    35
























  3. The President must be a citizen ______ in the United States.
    naturalized
    born
    imprisoned
























  4. The election for the President is held in _______.
    November.
    January.
    December.
























  5. The inauguration is held in __________.
    November.
    January.
    December.
























  6. The voters elect ______
    USCIS officials
    The President and Vice-President.
    The President's cabinet.
























  7. The President may be re-elected _________
    One time.
    Four times.
    Three times.
























  8. If the President dies, the ________ becomes President.
    Senator
    Governor
    Vice-President
























  9. The President lives and works in the ___________
    Senate.
    Capitol Building.
    White House.
























  10. The White House is in the __________ part of the United States.
    western
    northern
    eastern
























  11. The Executive Branch _________ the laws.
    interprets
    makes
    enforces
























  12. The ________ is the Chief Executive of the United States.
    President
    Vice-President
    Senator
























  13. The ________ is the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces.
    Senator
    Vice-President
    President
























  14. The President can serve _____ terms.
    two
    three
    one
























  15. The President is the head of the _______ Branch of the government.
    Executive
    Legislative
    Judicial