1. How many voting members are in the House of Representatives?
a) 435
b) 267
c) 340
d) 425



2. Who becomes President if both the President and Vice President die?
a) The Secretary of State
b) The Speaker of the House
c) The First Lady
d) A new election is immediately held in order to select among a group of pre-designated emergency candidates.



3. Who said, "Give me liberty or give me death?"
a) Benjamin Franklin
b) John Hancock
c) Benedict Arnold
d) Patrick Henry



4. What was the 49th state added to our Union (the United States)?
a) Hawaii
b) Puerto Rico
c) Alaska
d) Canada



5. What are some of the basic beliefs of the Declaration of Independence?
a) That all men are created equal and have the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
b) That all men are created equal and have the right to life, liberty, and justice for all.
c) That all persons are equal under the eyes of God, and have the right to life, liberty, and religious obeisance.
d) That while most people are created equal, liberty, and justice is a privilege, not a right.



6. What special group advises the President?
a) The Cabal
b) The Cabinet
c) The Senate
d) The Special Interest Group



7. Name the amendments that guarantee or address voting rights.
a) 17, 21, and 27
b) 15, 19, and 24
c) 13, 19, and 26
d) 18, 21, and 22



8. Who elects the President of the United States?
a) All U.S. citizens eligible to vote (who actually do)
b) The United States Congress
c) The Supreme Court
d) The electoral college



9. What kind of government does the United States have?
a) A theocracy
b) A republic
c) A meritocracy
d) A democracy



10. Who has the power to declare war?
a) The President
b) The Congress
c) The President's cabinet
d) It depends on what kind of war, and with whom the war will be fought.



11. How many amendments are there to the Constitution?
a) 27
b) 32
c) 24
d) 21



12. Can you name thirteen original states?
a) Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York, Maine, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Rhode Island, and Maryland
b) Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York, Washington D.C., Maine, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Rhode Island, and Maryland
c) Connecticut, New Hampshire, Michigan, Maine, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Rhode Island, and Maryland
d) Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Rhode Island, and Maryland