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  1. The executive branch has expanded its powers through what?
    a.federal bureaucracies
    b.changing of the Constitution
    c.create new laws giving the executive more power
    d.congressional sessions
  2. To protect liberty and specify its powers, the Framers gave Congress
    A) expressed powers
    B) judicial reviews
    C) executive powers
    D) judicial restrain
  3. How many ways can the Constitution be amended?
    a.1
    b.2
    c.3
    d.4
  4. Which principle grants the president the authority to appoint federal judges?
    a.judicial review
    b.popular sovereignty
    c.federalism
    d.checks and balances
  5. The Magna Carta granted the following rights: trial by jury, private property, and
    a.freedom of speech.
    b.due process.
    c.freedom of the press.
    d.freedom of religion.
  1. a b.due process.
  2. b A) expressed powers
  3. c b.2
  4. d a.federal bureaucracies
  5. e d.checks and balances

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. b.Judicial review
  2. c.voted into office directly by the people
  3. d.a constitutional amendment
  4. b.executive
  5. Judicial activism is the belief that the Supreme Court, through its decisions, should take an active role in shaping the nation's policies. Judicial restraint calls for the Court merely to rule on the constitutionality of acts without regard to social and political problems and consequences. Judicial activism weakens the separation of powers by involving the Court in what are traditionally executive and legislative functions. Judicial restraint reinforces separation of powers.

5 True/False Questions

  1. To protect liberty and specify its powers, the Framers gave Congress
    A) expressed powers
    B) judicial reviews
    C) executive powers
    D) judicial restraint
    A) expressed powers

          

  2. This section of the Constitution is responsive to the needs of a changing nation.
    a.Articles
    b.Preamble
    c.Amendments
    d.Supremacy Clause
    b.Constitutional amendment.

          

  3. Extradition, which gives a state an opportunity to send fugitives from one state back to the state seeking them, is contained in this article.
    a.article three
    b.article four
    c.article five
    d.article two
    b.article four

          

  4. Political Processes Why do you think that, both for proposing and for ratifying amendments to the Constitution, the convention method is seldom used?National Convention

          

  5. This section of the Constitution states why it was written.
    a.Amendments
    b.Bill of Rights
    c.Preamble
    d.Articles
    c.Preamble

          

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