Constitution Test Answers


1. 10

2.  “All Legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.”  Article 1 Section 1

3.  Every second year.  Article 1 Section 2

4.  “No person shall be a Representative who shall not have attained to the Age of twenty five Years, and been seven Years a Citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State in which he shall be chosen.”   Article 1 Section 2

5.  Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective Numbers,…”    Article 1 Section 2

6.  “The number of Representatives shall not exceed one for every thirty Thousand, but each State shall have at Least one Representative;…”   Article 1 Section 2

7.  “When vacancies happen in the Representation from any State, the Executive Authority thereof shall issue Writs of Election to fill such Vacancies.”    Article 1 Section 2

8.  House of Representatives.    Article 1 Section 2

9.  2 Senators.  Chosen by the Legislature but changed by the 17th Amendment.  6 years.  1 vote.      Article 1 Section 3

10.  “so that one third may be chosen every second Year.”         Article 1 Section 3

11.  “the Executive thereof may make temporary Appointments until the next Meeting of the Legislature, which shall then fill such Vacancies.”  Changed b the 17th Amendment.       Article 1 Section 3

12.  30 years old, 9 years as a citizen, and shall not be an inhabitant for that state when elected.      Article 1 Section 3

13.  Vice President.  No vote unless the Senate is equally divided.      Article 1 Section 3

14.  The Senate.     Article 1 Section 3

15.  The Senate.     Article 1 Section 3

16.  The Chief Justice.       Article 1 Section 3

17.  “Concurrence of two thirds of the Members present.”        Article 1 Section 3

18.  “Judgment in Cases of Impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from Office, and disqualification to hold and enjoy any Office of honor, Trust or Profit under the United States: but the Party convicted shall nevertheless be liable and subject to Indictment, Trial, Judgment and Punishment, according to the Law.”       Article 1 Section 3

19.  “in each State by the Legislature thereof; but the Congress may at any time by Law make or alter such Regulations, except as to the Places of chusing Senators.”       Article 1 Section 4

20.  Once a year.  First Monday of December.  Section 2 of the 20th Amendment.      Article 1 Section 4

21.-23.  “Each House shall be the Judge of the Elections, Returns, and Qualifications, of its own Members, and a Majority of each shall constitute a Quorum to do Business; but a smaller Number may adjourn from day to day, and may be authorized to compel the Attendance of absent Members, in such Manner, and under such Penalties as each House may provide.”       Article 1 Section 5

24.  All of those.    Article 1 Section 5

25.  “publish the same, excepting such Parts as may in their Judgment require Secrecy;”                Article 1 Section 5

26. “Neither House, during the Session of Congress, shall, without the Consent of the other, adjourn for more than three days, nor to any other Place than that in which the two Houses shall be sitting.”       Article 1 Section 5

27.  Compensation.  Ascertained by Law    Article 1 Section 6

28.  Compensation for the Services of the Senators and Representatives.     Article 1 Section 6

29.  Treason, Felony, and Breach of the Peace.     Article 1 Section 6

30.  “any civil Office under the Authority of the United States, which shall have been created, or the Emoluments whereof shall have been encreased during such time;”.  “shall be a Member of either House during his Continuance in Office.”     Article 1 Section 6

31.  32.  “All Bills for raising Revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives; but the Senate may propose or concur with Amendments as on other Bills.”    Article 1 Section 7

33.  It is presented to the President of the United States.  If he approves it, then he will sign it and if not then he returns it with his Objections to the House it came from.    Article 1 Section 7

34.  Yes.  The reconsider the Objections of the President.  If 2/3 vote to pass the bill then the Objections and the bill go to the other House.  If 2/3 vote to pass the bill there, then the bill becomes law.     Article 1 Section 7

35.  Yeas and Nays and the Names of the Persons voting for and against the Bill are entered in a journal of each House respectively.     Article 1 Section 7

36.  “If any Bill shall not be returned by the President within ten Days (Sunday excepted) after it shall have been presented to him, the Same shall be a Law, in like manner as if he had signed it, unless the Congress by their Adjournment prevent its Return, in which Case it shall not be a Law.”    Article 1 Section 7

37.  “Every Order, Resolution, or Vote to which the Concurrence of the Senate and House of Representatives may be necessary (except on a question of Adjournment) shall be presented to the President of the United States; and before the Same shall take Effect, shall be approved by him, or being disapproved by him, shall be repassed by two thirds of the Senate and House of Representatives, according to the Rules and Limitations prescribed in the Case of a Bill.”    Article 1 Section 7

38. “Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States;”  Article 1 Section 8

39. “But all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States.”  Article 1 Section 8

40.  “To borrow Money on the credit of the United States;”  and “To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures;”  Article 1 Section 8

41.  Regulate Commerce.  Article 1 Section 8

42.  An uniform.  uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies.  United States.  Article 1 Section 8

43.  Punishment of counterfeiting   Article 1 Section 8

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