Government

Choose the correct answer to the questions below:

  1. Who serves in the executive branch?
    mayors and governors
    the president, the vice president and the cabinet
    9 Supreme Court justices
















  2. What special group advises the president?
    the Senate
    the army
    the cabinet
















  3. What is the Bill of Rights?
    the introduction to the Declaration of Independence
    the first 10 amendments to the Constitution
    the document that abolished slavery
















  4. What is an amendment?
    a change to the Constitution
    a judge on the Supreme Court
    a letter to the King of England
















  5. What is the judicial branch?
    the Senate
    the Supreme Court and other federal courts
    Congress
















  6. Which branch of government interprets the laws of the U.S.?
    the executive branch
    the judicial branch
    the legislative branch
















  7. The House of Representatives and the Senate make up which branch of government?
    the legislative branch
    the executive branch
    the judicial branch















  8. What does the legislative branch do?
    explaUSCIS the laws
    protests unfair laws
    makes the laws
















  9. What does the Cabinet do?
    interprets the laws
    makes the laws
    helps the president
















  10. Which government officials must be native born citizens?
    senators
    court justices
    presidents
















  11. The Constitution does not give rights to which group?
    U.S. citizens
    people who live in England
    non-citizens who live in the U.S.
















  12. Which group of government leaders is selected by the president?
    Supreme Court Justices
    senate
    representatives
















  13. Which branch of government does the Supreme Court belong to?
    the executive branch
    the legislative branch
    the judicial branch
















  14. The number of representatives for each state depends on ...
    how many people live in the state
    how close it is to Washington, D.C.
    how much land the state has
















  15. How long is a representative's term of office?
    4 years
    2 years
    6 years
















  16. How many senators are elected by each state?
    2
    It depends on how many people live there.
    100
















  17. What is the highest law of the United States?
    the Emancipation Proclamation
    the Declaration of Independence
    the Constitution
















  18. What is a change to the Constitution called?
    an amendment
    a bill
    a preamble
















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