Quiz 1 DOC Essay

Submitted By Charles-Pallas
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Question 1 of 10
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What is not true regarding the US Constitution?

It has been amended 30 times.

It is the world's oldest constitution.

It contains the Bill of Rights.

It is the world's shortest constitution.

Answer Key: A

Question 2 of 10
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There are around 200 nations in the world today. How many use the federalist form of government?

A.More than 100, but less than 130

B.More than 130

C.Less than 30

D.More than 30, but less than 100

Answer Key: C

Question 3 of 10
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The Constitution cites various types of power. What are these types?

A.Delegated, implied, inherent, and reserved

B.Delegated, implied, and inherent

C.Delegated, implied, inherent, reserved, and concurrent

D.Delegated, implied, inherent, reserved, concurrent, and prohibited

Answer Key: D

Question 4 of 10
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Article 6, Clause 2 of the US Constitution is referred to as the supremacy clause. What is this?

A.It refers to federal laws having precedence over any state law.

B.It refers to Congress being the primary branch of government regarding law-making.

C.It refers to the Supreme Court having final say over any law enacted by Congress.

D.It refers to the president being the leader of the executive branch.

Answer Key: A

Question 5 of 10
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Which Supreme Court case used the post-Civil War amendments to advance rights for African Americans?

A.Brown v. Board of Education (1954)

B.United States v. Harris (1883)

C.Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)

D.United States v. Cruikshank (1876)

Answer Key: A

Question 6 of 10
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What system of government does the United States have?





Answer Key: D

Question 7 of 10
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What does separation of powers mean?

A.This concept has to do with spreading power among three branches of government so no one branch would have unitary power.

B.This is what is causing the partisanship in Congress – having two chambers (i.e., House and Senate) with different powers.

C.This concept has to do with the national military Services relative to the states’ National Guard.