Multiple Choice: United States Constitution Quiz 3 - Online Quiz -

Multiple Choice: United States Constitution Quiz 3

Select the correct answer from those provided.
Which branch of government makes the laws?
the president
Which branch of government administers the laws?
supreme court
Which branch of government interprets the laws?
the ruling party
The legislative branch of the U.S. government is commonly called ______________ .
The President
The Republican
The Democrats
Which of these famous phrases is found in the U.S Constitution?
"That government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth."
"We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union."
"We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equalÂ…"
"With a firm reliance on the protection of divine providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor."
The due process clause in the U. S. Constitution requires that?:
Those arrested must be read their rights.
A standard set of procedures must be followed before any action is taken to punish persons accused of breaking the law.
You cannot discriminate on the basis of race or religion
Women shall have the vote.
Who is considered the father of the constitution?
James Madison
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
Paul Revere
Which of the following is an example of "checks and balances"?
Congress is elected by the people.
Congress can override a presidential veto.
Congress can pass laws as they see fit.
The president appoints the cabinet.
How many constitutional amendments have been ratified?
Why did the phrase "necessary and proper" in Article I Section 8 later come to be called the elastic clause?
Because it gave Congress flexibility
Because it was controversial
It provided for checks and balances
It established the supreme court