Practice Constitution Test

Practice Constitution Test

Name ______


1. The three parts to the U.S. Constitution are:




2. Congress can override a presidential veto with a vote

in both houses.

3. The two ways to become a U.S. citizen are:



4. There are a total of members in the U.S. Houseof Reps.

5. The is the official leader of the Senate andonly votes in the instance

of a .

6. A U.S. Representative must be years old, a U.S. citizen for years,

and serves a year term.

7. The president may do 3 things with a bill. List them.




8. There are a total of U.S. Senators.

9. A two-house legislature is called .

10. The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution are called the______.

11. The Constitution guarantees that each state will have at least U.S. Representative.

12. Only has the power to declare war.

13. Which article in the U.S. Constitution mentions the Cabinet?

14. The chief executive of the U.S. is .

15. A is an order to free an individual from punishment.

16. Name the three capitals of Illinois IN ORDER:




17. The blue field on the U.S. flag is called the .

18. The three levels of federal courts IN ORDER from LOWEST to HIGHEST are:




19. The first woman appointed to the Supreme Court was .

20. The U.S. flag has stars, which represent the.

21. List the order of Presidential Succession. Give the

person’s NAME and TITLE:






22. There are articles and amendments in the U.S. Constitution.

23. In the U.S., the naturalization process usually takes


24. Define E Pluribus Unum: .

25. The three branches of the U.S. government are:




26. The two houses of Congress are:



27. was chosen to preside over the

Constitutional Convention in (city).

28. To means “to reject.”

29. are rules of conduct.

30. The is a count of the people. It takes place every years in the U.S.

31. The level of government with the highest authority is the government.

32. The most important role of government is to provide.

33. A U.S. Senator must be years old, a U.S.

citizen for years, and serves a year term.

34. The four sole powers of the Senate are:





35. The helps the President make

life and death decisions about the safety of the U.S.

36. A is an order to delay punishment.

37. There are red stripes and white stripes onthe U.S. flag.

38. is the Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

39. You must be years old to vote in the U.S.

40. The U.S. flag should be flown from to.

41. There are total U.S. Supreme Court justices.

42. There are counties in Illinois and we live in County.

43. is the governor of Illinois.

44. The can make a treaty with another

country, but the must approve it.

45. There are currently executive departments.

46. Illinois was the state admitted to the union on ___ (M/D/Y).

47. The has the power to commandthe armed forces.

48. The U.S. Constitution was written and signed in (Y).

49. The U.S. Supreme Court justices are appointed by the,

approved by the ,and serve for .

50. Name the following:

a. state animal

b. state slogan

c. state bird

d. state flower

e. state tree

51. The is the chief executive of theUnited States.

52. means “to defeat” a presidentialveto.

53. The number of representatives a state receives is determinedby the .

54. Most of the work of federal courts is done in the courts.

55. There are Congressional Districts in Illinois, welive in the district,

and our U.S. Representativeis .

56. The approves presidentialappointments and nominations.

57. The President serves a term of years and cannotserve more than terms.

58. The Constitutional Convention was called to revise the.

59. The three sole powers of the U.S. House of Reps. are:




60. List the 3 requirements a person must meet to run forpresident:




61. A arrests suspects, deliversdefendants to court, and serves subpoenas.

62. A case is when two sides disagreeover an issue.

63. A case is when juries decide whetherpeople have broken the law.

64. The is the chief executive of the state of Illinois.

65. Only______has the power to declare war, butthe president may send troops places.

66. The is a group of department heads,

Vice President, and other important officials.

67. The First Amendment guarantees freedom of press, religion,

petition, speech, and .

68. The two proper ways to destroy a flag are: ______.

69. The two U.S. Senators from Illinois are:

and .

70. There are Representative Districts in Illinois, we live in the district,

and our State Representativeis .

71. The law-making body in Illinois is called the ______.

72. There are Legislative Districts in Illinois, we livein the district,

and our State Senator is .

73. The U.S. government has one of the oldest in the world.

74. A delay tactic used in the Senate to avoid voting on a bill is

called a .

75. Jury trials are only held in federal courts.