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Print the multiple-choice quiz and pick the best choice that answers each question.

1) Government in which people elect representatives to make laws:

a) democracy
b) republic
c) anarchy
d) compromise
e) Senate

2) A government in which the majority of voters elects its representatives:

a) democracy
b) republic
c) monarchy
d) anarchy
e) congress

3) The written framework of the United States government:

a) Bill of Rights
b) Constitution
c) executive
d) piece of raggedy paper
e) July 4th

4) A _____________ is when people give up some of what they want in order to get some of what they want:

a) promise
b) president
c) compromise
d) democracy
e) republic

5) Branch of government that makes the laws:

a) Executive
b) Legislative
c) Judicial

6) Branch of government that enforces the laws:

a) Executive
b) Legislative
c) Judicial

7) The President and Vice President make up the ____________ Branch:

a) Executive
b) Legislative
c) Judicial

8) The Senate and House of Representatives make up the ______________ Branch:

a) Executive
b) Legislative
c) Judicial

9) The Supreme Court is part of the _____________ Branch.

a) Executive
b) Legislative
c) Judicial

10) The senate is made up of ____________ members.

a) 50
b) 100
c) 435
d) 62
e) 1776

11) The number of representatives from each state is determined by its:

a) geographic size
b) amount of taxes it pays
c) population
d) large cities
e) farms

12) Amendment One guarantees the right to:

a) free speech
b) bear arms
c) sing loudly
d) yell at someone

13) The Bill of Rights includes which amendments:

a) first 25
b) 11-26
c) 12-18
d) first 10
e) none of the above

14) What Amendment says that people can not be searched without a good reason?

a) 1
b) 2
c) 3
d) 4
e) 5

15) The purpose of the Bill of Rights was to:

a) raise money
b) outlaw left handed people
c) insure freedom of citizens
d) make up with King George
e) protect outlaws

16) The system which allows each branch to control the others is called:

a) debits and credits
b) checks and balances
c) compromises
d) bill of rights
e) constitution

17) The ___________ has the power to veto a law:

a) Senate
b) Representatives
c) President
d) Mom
e) Dad

18) To veto a law means:

a) to approve it
b) disapprove it
c) ignore it
d) smile at it

19) The Preamble is found in the _________ part of the Constitution.

a) last
b) first
c) middle
d) not found