Quiz

  1. Match the word with its meaning.
a.  judicial __________ highest court in the U.S.
b.  Supreme Court __________ against the Constitution
c.  unconstitutional __________ change in the Constitution
d.  amendment __________ ruling on laws
  1. The first ten amendments, passed in 1791, are called -----.
    1. the Bill of Rights
    2. the Constitution
    3. the Amendments
       
  2. The ----- Amendment gave the right to a free press.
    1. 1
    2. 5
    3. 6
    4. 8
       
  3. The ----- Amendment promised that citizens were safe from cruel and unusual punishment.
    1. 1
    2. 5
    3. 6
    4. 8
       
  4. To start an amendment on the way to being part of the Constitution, 2/3 of either ---- or the ----- must call for the amendment.
    a) the American population OR voters in America
    b) the governors OR mayors
    c) each House of Congress OR all state legislatures or conventions
     
  5. Once the amendment is proposed, _____ of the states must ratify it in order for it to become a part of the Constitution.
    a) 1/3
    b) 1/2
    c) 3/4
    d) 5/6



    ----------Key----------

    1.
a   highest court in the U.S.
c   against the Constitution
d   change in the Constitution
b   ruling on laws


2. (a)
3. (a)
4. (d)
5. (c)
6. (c)