U.S Constitution Quiz

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1. The US constitution is Codified, but what does this mean?

  • A constitution by which its sources are drawn from many peices of legislature and is unwritten.
  • A Constitution that consists of a full and authorative set of rules written down in a single text.
  • A Constitution where the fundamental rules often take the form of customs, usage, precedent and a variety of statutes and legal instruments.
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2. The amendment process is comprised of two stages. The first stage is known as the preposal. Amendemnts can only be preposed by...

  • Congress or National Constitutional Convention.
  • The Executive.
  • Congress only.
  • The House of Representatives and Congress.

3. For an ammendment to be passed it must gain two "super majoraties" in both houses. What are these majoraties?

  • 50%+ majoraty vote in both houses
  • 3/4 majoraty vote in both houses
  • 2/3rds majoraty vote in both houses
  • 2/3rds majoraty vote in The House, 3/4 in Congress

4. The Articles of confederation were the Compct made between the 13 origional states and formed the basis of their government, but what year was it passed?

  • 1705
  • 1882
  • 1781
  • 1658

5. The second stage of passing an amendment into law is ratification. For a amendment to pass it must be ratified by how many states?

  • 38
  • 37
  • 35
  • 36


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