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 Aug 06, 2017
1 of 50Which of the following is the same as monarchy?
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Aristocracy
Dictatorship
Anarchy
2 of 50What is the difference between parliamentary and presidential democracy?
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The court system
Election of the executive branch
Election of the legislature
3 of 50How many members make up the House of Representatives?
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386
435
100
4 of 50How many members make up the Senate?
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100
50
200
5 of 50Which of the following is NOT a branch of the government?
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Congress
Executive
Judicial
6 of 50What is the right to use an official power to make legal decisions?
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Popular vote
Jurisdiction
Direct democracy
7 of 50What is the highest law of the government?
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The Bill of Rights
The amendments
The U.S Constitution
8 of 50A group of people who come together to elect the President is called:
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House of Representatives
Habeas Corpus
Electoral college
9 of 50The first 10 amendments are also called:
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The Bill of Rights
Bylaws
Habeas Corpus
10 of 50Which branch of the government is responsible for passing laws?
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Judicial
Legislative
Executive
11 of 50Constitution Day falls on _____ every year.
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November 8
September 17
July 4
12 of 50What is Habeas Corpus?
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The Bill of Rights
An amendment to the constitution
A recourse in law
13 of 50What is an incumbent?
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The Vice President
A candidate from the Green party
A politician holding a political office and running for re-election
14 of 50What is the first federal form of government prior to the Constitution?
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Preamble
The Bill of Rights
Articles of Confederation
15 of 50Which amendment covers the right to bear arms?
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Amendment 3
Amendment 1
Amendment 2
16 of 50Which term refers to promoting ideas through pictures, ads, etc.?
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Testimonial
Propaganda
Manipulation
17 of 50The fourth amendment protects us from:
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Retribution
Unfair trial
Unlawful searches
18 of 50An Oligarchy occurs when:
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A person of royalty is in power
The people holding the ruling power make the decisions directly
A few powerful families or people run the government
19 of 50What is the introduction to our Constitution?
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Preamble
Declaration of Independence
The Bill of Rights
20 of 50What is a filibuster?
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A proposed bill from the President
Parliamentary procedure to limit debate
A strategy to delay and postpone action
21 of 50Once appointed, Supreme Court Justices serve for:
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Life
10 years
Until the next President
22 of 50Authoritative government gives you an exit option
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True
False
23 of 50The United States is a ____ government.
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Federal
Unitary
Absolute
24 of 50Democracy means rule by the:
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Royal family
The wealthy
People
25 of 50Theocracy is rule by:
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God
The republic
The people
26 of 50Amendments to the structure require approval from __ of the states.
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3/4
1/8
1/2
27 of 50Which is NOT considered part of a free trade regime?
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Subsidies
Foreign direct investment
Tariff reductions
28 of 50Which regime is characterized by loss of power?
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Anarchy
Authoritarian
Autocratic
29 of 50Political legitimacy comes from several sources EXCEPT for:
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Tradition
Wealth
Habit
30 of 50What is the systematic study of politics?
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History
Democratic Studies
Political Science
31 of 50What is Capitalism?
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A fundamental law of the nation
A principle of a system of checks and balances
An economic system controlled by private owners for profit
32 of 50What is the art and science of conducting negotiations between nations?
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Compromise
Favors
Diplomacy
33 of 50Which part of the government is responsible for making laws?
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Judicial
Executive
Legislative
34 of 50What is Nuclear Proliferation?
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Development of nuclear weapons by nations that did not have them before.
Nuclear warzone
Abolishment of nuclear weapons
35 of 50A tax that is a constant percentage as income rises is called:
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Proportional tax
Regressive tax
Progressive tax
36 of 50Social security tax is an example of:
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Regressive tax
Progressive tax
Proportional tax
37 of 50What provision makes the Constitution superior to any conflicting laws?
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Supremacy Clause
Supremacy Doctrine
38 of 50Tax on imports is also known as:
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Tariff
Penalties
Foreign fees
39 of 50What is universal suffrage?
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The division of governmental functions and powers
The right and privilege of all adults to vote for their representatives.
A legislature that comprises a single part or chamber.
40 of 50The revolutionary war to prevent foreclosure of farms was known as:
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Shay's Rebellion
Pensky's Rebellion
William's Rebellion
41 of 50What is Libertarianism?
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A political ideology of democracy
A political ideology of fully trusting the government
A political ideology of skepticism or opposition
42 of 50Goods and services produced domestically and sold or traded abroad are ___
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Exports
Imports
43 of 50Which clause assigns Congress the power to regulate trade?
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Trade Clause
Commerce Clause
Exchange Clause
44 of 50How many U.S Presidents have there been?
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41
42
44
45 of 50How is the President of the Senate determined?
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The senators nominate a President.
The Vice President is appointed as President of the Senate.
The Senator with the most political experience.
46 of 50A constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal is called:
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Veto
Special Circumstance
Professional Judgment
47 of 50Who is the first President of the United States?
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George Washington
Abraham Lincoln
Theodore Roosvelt
48 of 50How many delegates attended the Constitutional Convention?
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45
65
55
49 of 50When was the Constitution signed?
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1787
1786
1788
50 of 50Which U.S President served 3 terms in office?
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Ronald Reagan
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Bill Clinton
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