Constitution Day Questions Key
- How many Articles make up the Constitution?
- What is the current total number of United States Senators?
- How many years makes one term for a United States Representative?
- Who is in charge of the executive branch?
President of the United States
- What is the minimum age for a person to get elected to the House of Representatives?
- What is the minimum age to become President of the United States?
- What is the minimum age to become a United States Senator?
- What is the introduction to the Constitution called?
- How many Sections are in Article I of the Constitution?
- All legislative powers granted by the Constitution are vested in a
Congress of the United States.
- What are the two houses of the Congress of the United States?
House of Representatives & Senate
- Which house of Congress can write bills raising revenue?
House of Representatives
- Who is the President of the Senate?
- What are the three branches that make up the government of the United States?
Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branches
- Which Amendment outlawed slavery in the United States? In what year?
Amendment XIII, 1865
- How many States had to ratify the Constitution before it could become the law of the United States?
- Which Article makes the Constitution the "supreme law of the land"?
- Which Article deals with relations among the States?
- Which Article created the Supreme Court?
- Which Article created the office of President of the United States?
- Which Article created the Legislative branch?
- How many Senators are there currently in America?
- How many days (Sundays excepted) does the President have to return a bill to Congress?
- What are the first ten Amendments called?
Bill of Rights
- How many Amendments make up the Constitution?
- List the rights protected by Amendment One.
Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, Petition
- Which Amendment was repealed on December 5, 1933?
- On what day, month, and year was the Constitution signed?
September 17, 1787
- Which Amendments expanded suffrage?
Amendments 15, 19, 24, and 26
- Who has the power to create a government?
We the People
- Write this question on the back of the Answer Sheet:
Why does learning about the Constitution matter to me?
- Answers should reflect thoughts a student has about future responsibilities, goals, and further pursuits of happiness.