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U.S. Constitution Quiz

The delegates to the Constitutional Convention of 1787 included
one woman and two Native Americans.
two women and one Native American
two women and three Native Americans
three women and two Native Americans
no women and no Native Americans

Which of the following is not mentioned as a purpose of the Constitution in its introduction/preamble?
Establish democracy
Establish justice.
Provide for the common defense.
Promote the general welfare.
Ensure domestic tranquility.

According to the Constitution, to qualify to serve as Representative in Congress, how long must a person have been a resident of his or her state?
1 year
2 years
5 years
10 years
There is no time requirement.

Who has the power of impeachment?
The Senate, but the House of Representatives tries the impeachments.
The House of Representatives, but the Senate tries the impeachments.
The Senate both impeaches and tries impeachments.
The House of Representatives both impeaches and tries impeachments.
The Senate, along with the Supreme Court.

Which of the following powers in not granted to Congress in the Constitution?
Levy taxes
Create a federal reserve bank
Borrow money
Declare war
Create post offices

According to Article 3, Section 3 of the Constitution, which of the following constitutes treason?
Attempting to assassinate a public figure
Giving assistance to enemies of the United States
Publishing libelous propaganda against the government
Publishing literature encouraging insurrection
Swearing allegiance to the British crown

An amendment to the Constitution would be valid if
approved by 2/3 vote of both the Senate and the House of Representatives
approved by 3/4 vote of both the Senate and the House of Representatives
aproved by 50% vote in both houses, and then signed by the President
ratified by 3/4 of the state legislatures
approved by 50% vote of both houses of Congress, signed by the President, and ratified by the Supreme Court

How many times is God mentioned in the Constitution?

The Bill of Rights (the first 10 amendments) was added to the Constitution shortly after it was written before some states would ratify the Constitution. Since then, how many amendments have there been to the Constitution?

Which right is not protected by the first amendment to the Constitution?
Freedom of religion
Freedom of movement
Freedom of the press
Freedom to petition the government
Freedom of speech