Quiz Me! - The Constitution The constitution defines the structure of the governmentand their jurisdictions and the basic rights of citizens. 1 / 10 Congress may NOT All of the above Pass a Bill of Attainder Grant a title of nobility Pass an ex post facto law 2 / 10 Jill was punished at school for smoking in the restroom. Her punishment was a three day suspension. When she told her parents, they were livid and said that the school’s punishment was too lenient. They took away her nearly new convertible Mustang and said she could not drive for two months. Now, Jill was livid. In her civics class, she had been studying the Bill of Rights. Of course, she was a bit confused, thinking that her constitutional protections applied to her current situation. Still, with great sounding authority she announced that the grounding was illegal because the parents actions Was a violation of her Miranda rights Conflicted with Seventh Amendment Constituted a violation of the “double jeopardy” of the Constitution Did not include a formal indictment by the Office of the District Attorney 3 / 10 Believe it or not, there is a provision in Article VI dealing with Chaplains for the House of Representatives and Senate The location of the U. S. Capitol Slavery in the Northwest territory Debts contracted under the Articles of Confederation 4 / 10 A common theme of the Brutus Essays is the new national government Needed to be stronger to resist encroachment of national power by the states would have too little power All of the above. Should be restrained by a Bill of Rights 5 / 10 The right to petition the government for redress of grievances is found in Amendment 6 Amendment 1 Amendment 2 Amendment 5 6 / 10 The only place in the entire United States Constitution where an exact amount of money is mentioned is in ____ . The amount is ____. Amendment 18; $2.50 (Excise tax on wine used in religious services) Article 3; $25,000.00 (Salary of the Chief Justice) Amendment 27; $$10,000.00 (minimum amount of any pay raise for Congress) Amendment 7; $20.00 (value in controversy shall exceed $20) 7 / 10 Three persons wrote what is now called The Federalist Papers. Who was NOT one of the authors? Alexander Hamilton John Jay James Madison James Monroe 8 / 10 In one of the earliest cases the Supreme Court heard and decided involving “the free exercise clause,” the Court determined that an individual has an absolute right to believe anything or nothing in terms of religion but not an absolute right to act on or practice that belief. The issue in Reynolds v. United States (1878) was Crosses on graves in Civil War cemeteries. Polygamy Prayer in public school The right to refuse to serve in the military 9 / 10 Which of the Articles was effectively amended with the passage and ratification of the Seventeenth Amendment? Article II Article I Article IV Article III 10 / 10 How did the Twenty-Third Amendment impact voting rights in Washington DC? By allowing residents to vote for president but not vice president By allowing residents to vote for one of two seats in the Senate By allowing residents to vote for president and vice president By allowing residents to vote for a member of the House of Representatives Your score is Try another 10!