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Branches of Government

Instructions:

Print this multiple-choice quiz and complete the entire quiz. Choose the best answer.

1) How many branches of the United States government are there?

a) 0
b) 1
c) 2
d) 3

2) Congress includes two parts. What are they?

a) Legislative and Executive
b) Supreme Court and court system
c) Senate and House of Representatives

3) The Executive branch of government is headed by whom?

a) the President
b) Senators
c) Representatives
d) judges

4) Congress is part of which branch of government?

a) Executive
b) Legislative
c) Judicial

5) What does the Supreme Court do?

a) tell other courts what they must do
b) make sure laws follow the Constitution
c) decide on the punishment for those convicted

6) How many Senators are elected from each state?

a) 0
b) 1
c) 2
d) 3
e) depends on the state's population

7) How many Representatives are there from each state?

a) 0
b) 1
c) 2
d) 3
e) depends on the state's population

8) How is the President chosen?

a) people from the smallest states election
b) people from the largest states decide
c) people from all fifty states election
d) the current President decides

9) What does Congress do?

a) leads the army, navy, and air force
b) passes laws
c) decides on the punishment of those convicted of crimes
d) decides if laws follow the Constitution

10) What is one of the duties of the President?

a) to boss other people around
b) to pass laws
c) to decide how people should be punished
d) to see that the laws passed by Congress are carried out

11) What is another duty of the President?

a) leads the army, navy, and air force
b) decides if laws follow the Constitution
c) passes laws
d) decides on the punishment of those convicted of crimes

12) What is another duty of the President?

a) makes the laws
b) decides if laws follow the Constitution
c) decides on the punishment of those convicted of crimes
d) meets with heads of other countries

13) The Judicial branch of government involves which of the following?

a) the President
b) the courts
c) Congress

14) What level of government is this quiz about?

a) Local
b) State
c) National