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 Aug 06, 2017
1 of 50Which of the following is the same as monarchy?
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Anarchy
Dictatorship
Aristocracy
2 of 50What is the difference between parliamentary and presidential democracy?
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Election of the legislature
The court system
Election of the executive branch
3 of 50How many members make up the House of Representatives?
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386
100
435
4 of 50How many members make up the Senate?
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200
100
50
5 of 50Which of the following is NOT a branch of the government?
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Judicial
Executive
Congress
6 of 50What is the right to use an official power to make legal decisions?
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Direct democracy
Jurisdiction
Popular vote
7 of 50What is the highest law of the government?
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The U.S Constitution
The Bill of Rights
The amendments
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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Executive
Legislative
Judicial
11 of 50Constitution Day falls on _____ every year.
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September 17
July 4
November 8
12 of 50What is Habeas Corpus?
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The Bill of Rights
A recourse in law
An amendment to the constitution
13 of 50What is an incumbent?
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A politician holding a political office and running for re-election
The Vice President
A candidate from the Green party
14 of 50What is the first federal form of government prior to the Constitution?
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Articles of Confederation
The Bill of Rights
Preamble
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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Manipulation
Testimonial
Propaganda
17 of 50The fourth amendment protects us from:
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Unfair trial
Retribution
Unlawful searches
18 of 50An Oligarchy occurs when:
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A few powerful families or people run the government
The people holding the ruling power make the decisions directly
A person of royalty is in power
19 of 50What is the introduction to our Constitution?
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Declaration of Independence
Preamble
The Bill of Rights
20 of 50What is a filibuster?
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Parliamentary procedure to limit debate
A strategy to delay and postpone action
A proposed bill from the President
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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People
Royal family
The wealthy
25 of 50Theocracy is rule by:
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The people
God
The republic
26 of 50Amendments to the structure require approval from __ of the states.
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3/4
1/2
1/8
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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Authoritarian
Autocratic
Anarchy
29 of 50Political legitimacy comes from several sources EXCEPT for:
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Wealth
Habit
Tradition
30 of 50What is the systematic study of politics?
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Political Science
Democratic Studies
History
31 of 50What is Capitalism?
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A principle of a system of checks and balances
A fundamental law of the nation
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
Diplomacy
Favors
33 of 50Which part of the government is responsible for making laws?
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Executive
Legislative
Judicial
34 of 50What is Nuclear Proliferation?
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Abolishment of nuclear weapons
Development of nuclear weapons by nations that did not have them before.
Nuclear warzone
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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Proportional tax
Progressive tax
Regressive tax
37 of 50What provision makes the Constitution superior to any conflicting laws?
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Supremacy Doctrine
Supremacy Clause
38 of 50Tax on imports is also known as:
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Penalties
Foreign fees
Tariff
39 of 50What is universal suffrage?
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A legislature that comprises a single part or chamber.
The right and privilege of all adults to vote for their representatives.
The division of governmental functions and powers
40 of 50The revolutionary war to prevent foreclosure of farms was known as:
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William's Rebellion
Pensky's Rebellion
Shay's Rebellion
41 of 50What is Libertarianism?
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A political ideology of democracy
A political ideology of skepticism or opposition
A political ideology of fully trusting the government
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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Exchange Clause
Commerce Clause
Trade Clause
44 of 50How many U.S Presidents have there been?
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42
41
44
45 of 50How is the President of the Senate determined?
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The senators nominate a President.
The Senator with the most political experience.
The Vice President is appointed as President of the Senate.
46 of 50A constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal is called:
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Veto
Professional Judgment
Special Circumstance
47 of 50Who is the first President of the United States?
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Abraham Lincoln
George Washington
Theodore Roosvelt
48 of 50How many delegates attended the Constitutional Convention?
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65
55
45
49 of 50When was the Constitution signed?
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1787
1788
1786
50 of 50Which U.S President served 3 terms in office?
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Ronald Reagan
Bill Clinton
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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