Citizenship Quiz

Declaration of Independence
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1. Who is the Commander-in-Chief of the military?

Secretary of Defense
The President
The highest-ranking general
The Vice President

2. What Cabinet-level agency advises the President on foreign policy?

The State Department
The Foreign Department
The Department of the Treasury
Department of Energy

3. Who confirms Supreme Court justices?

The President
The Senate
The Vice President
The State Department

4. How many justices are on the Supreme Court?

6 Justices
7 Justices
8 Justices
9 Justices

5. Which of the following is one thing only the federal government can do?

Legalize gambling
Print money
Provide fire departments
Set city property taxes

6. Which of the following is one thing only the federal government can do?

Declare war
Launch space rockets
Provide fire departments
Provide schooling and education

7. Which of the following is one thing only a state government can do?

Make treaties
Provide protection (police)
Print money
Create an army

8. What is the highest court in the United States?

The U.S. District Court
The U.S. Federal Court
The Supreme Court
The U.S. Tax Court

9. Which best describes “inalienable rights”?

The right to vote
Privileges historically granted
The right to drive a motor vehicle
Individual rights that people are born with

10. What is the “rule of law”?

Everyone has a right to vote
Everyone is subject to the law
Everyone has the freedom of speech
Everyone has a right to privacy




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