The Constitution Review

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A fill-in-the-blank review of Unit 2: Ratifying the Constitution.

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Question 1

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In order to be a Senator, you must be [blank_start]30[blank_end] years old, have [blank_start]9[blank_end] years of citizenship, and live in the [blank_start]state that you represent[blank_end].
Answer
  • 30
  • 9
  • state that you represent

Question 2

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In order to be a member of the House of Representatives, you must be [blank_start]25[blank_end] years old, a citizen for [blank_start]7[blank_end] years, and live in the [blank_start]state you represent[blank_end].
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  • 25
  • 7
  • state you represent

Question 3

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In order to be the president, you must be a [blank_start]natural-born citizen[blank_end], [blank_start]35[blank_end] years old, and a resident of the USA for [blank_start]14[blank_end] years.
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  • 14
  • 35
  • natural-born citizen

Question 4

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To be on the Supreme Court, you must [blank_start]meet no qualifications[blank_end].
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  • meet no qualifications

Question 5

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The main function of Congress is to [blank_start]make laws[blank_end].
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  • make laws

Question 6

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The main funtion of the President is to be the chief executive ([blank_start]regulate laws[blank_end]) and Commander in Chief ([blank_start]lead the army[blank_end]).
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  • lead the army
  • regulate laws

Question 7

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The main function of the Supreme Court is to [blank_start]interpret laws[blank_end].
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  • interpret laws

Question 8

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You can change the Constitution by [blank_start]amending[blank_end] it.
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  • amending

Question 9

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The size of the House of Representatives is determined based on the [blank_start]population[blank_end] of each state.
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  • population

Question 10

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Each state gets [blank_start]2[blank_end] senators, regardless of [blank_start]population[blank_end].
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  • 2
  • population

Question 11

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The leader of the House of Representatives is called the [blank_start]Speaker of the House[blank_end].
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  • Speaker of the House

Question 12

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The leader of the Senate is the [blank_start]Vice President[blank_end].
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  • Vice President

Question 13

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The [blank_start]President pro tempore[blank_end] is the substitue leader of the Senate.
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  • President pro tempore

Question 14

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If the President dies or resigns, the [blank_start]Vice President[blank_end] takes over the presidency.
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  • Vice President

Question 15

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One term of office for the House of Representatives is [blank_start]2[blank_end] years. They can serve [blank_start]unlimited[blank_end] terms.
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  • 2
  • unlimited

Question 16

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One term of office for the Senate is [blank_start]6[blank_end] years. They can serve [blank_start]unlimited[blank_end] terms.
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  • 6
  • unlimited

Question 17

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One term of office for the President is [blank_start]4[blank_end] years. They can serve [blank_start]2[blank_end] terms.
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  • 4
  • 2

Question 18

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One term of office for the Supreme Court is [blank_start]unlimited[blank_end] years.
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  • unlimited

Question 19

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The [blank_start]22nd Amendment[blank_end] limits the President to [blank_start]2[blank_end] terms.
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  • 22nd Amendment
  • 2

Question 20

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The [blank_start]Electoral College[blank_end] elects the President.
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  • Electoral College

Question 21

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The [blank_start]Legistaltive[blank_end] branch has the power to declare war.
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  • Legistaltive

Question 22

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The [blank_start]President[blank_end] has the power to use vetos, which is where they [blank_start]reject[blank_end] a bill created by the [blank_start]Congress[blank_end].
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  • President
  • reject
  • Congress

Question 23

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By getting a [blank_start]2/3[blank_end] vote in both houses, the [blank_start]Congress[blank_end] can override a veto and [blank_start]pass the bill[blank_end].
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  • 2/3
  • Congress
  • pass the bill

Question 24

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The Judicial Branch checks and balances the other branches by declaring legislative bills [blank_start]unconstitutional[blank_end] and declaring presidential acts [blank_start]unconstitutional[blank_end].
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  • unconstitutional
  • unconstitutional

Question 25

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Congress checks and balances the Executive by [blank_start]rejecting[blank_end] Presidential requests for bills, [blank_start]overriding[blank_end] vetos, [blank_start]impeaching[blank_end] the President, withholding the power to [blank_start]declare war[blank_end], refusing to [blank_start]confirm[blank_end] Presidential nominees, and refusing to [blank_start]ratify[blank_end] treeties.
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  • rejecting
  • overriding
  • impeaching
  • declare war
  • confirm
  • ratify

Question 26

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The Executive checks and balances the Supreme Court by being able to [blank_start]appoint judges[blank_end].
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  • appoint judges

Question 27

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The Executive can check and balance the Legislature by [blank_start]vetoing legislation[blank_end]
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  • vetoing legislation

Question 28

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The Executive can carry out laws, approve or veto laws passed by [blank_start]Congress[blank_end], call [blank_start]Congress[blank_end] into session, submit [blank_start]legislation[blank_end], nominate [blank_start]judges[blank_end], pardon people, execute [blank_start]court orders[blank_end], make treaties, and serve as [blank_start]Commander in Chief[blank_end].
Answer
  • Congress
  • legislation
  • judges
  • court orders
  • Commander in Chief
  • Congress

Question 29

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Congress checks and balances the Supreme Court by changing [blank_start]jurisdiction[blank_end], impeaching [blank_start]judges[blank_end], and proposing [blank_start]amendments[blank_end] that override decisions.
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  • jurisdiction
  • judges
  • amendments

Question 30

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Congress has the power to pass federal laws, establish [blank_start]lower federal courts[blank_end], [blank_start]impeach[blank_end] the president, [blank_start]override[blank_end] a veto, pass the [blank_start]budget[blank_end], approve [blank_start]treaties[blank_end], and approve [blank_start]prsidential appointments[blank_end].
Answer
  • lower federal courts
  • impeach
  • override
  • budget
  • treaties
  • presidential appointments

Question 31

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Treaties are made by the [blank_start]President[blank_end] and approved by [blank_start]Congress[blank_end].
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  • President
  • Congress

Question 32

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The Articles of Confederation were weak because they had no [blank_start]Executive[blank_end] branch , no [blank_start]Judicial[blank_end] system, a weak [blank_start]central government[blank_end], and a system that made it difficult to make [blank_start]laws[blank_end].
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  • Executive
  • Judicial
  • central government
  • laws

Question 33

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The Federalists wanted a strong [blank_start]federal[blank_end] government, but the Anti-Federalists wanted a weaker [blank_start]confederate[blank_end] government.
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  • federal
  • confederate

Question 34

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To propose an amendment, both houses of Congress must pass the bill with a [blank_start]2/3[blank_end] majority OR it must be passed by a convention of the [blank_start]states[blank_end]. To ratify an amendment, [blank_start]3/4[blank_end] of state legislatures must pass it OR [blank_start]3/4[blank_end] of state ratification conventions pass it.
Answer
  • 2/3
  • states
  • 3/4
  • 3/4
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