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1.Which of these is a characteristic of the U.S. system of Government?. A.State governments may choose to ignore national laws B.The executive and legislative powers of government are combined into one branch C.The executive branch of government can choose to dissolve the judicial branch

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1 which of these is a characteristic of the u s system of government
1.Which of these is a characteristic of the U.S. system of Government?
  • A.State governments may choose to ignore national laws
  • B.The executive and legislative powers of government are combined into one branch
  • C.The executive branch of government can choose to dissolve the judicial branch
  • D. The powers of government are divided between the national and state governments
2 which of these could be a disadvantage of living under an authoritarian government
2. Which of these could be a disadvantage of living under an authoritarian government?
  • A.a slow legislative process
  • B.a weak executive branch
  • C.a lack of national laws
  • D.a lack of individual freedom
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3. “No freeman shall be taken or imprisoned…unless by the lawful judgment of his peers, or by the law of the land”

Which of these constitutional protections is based on the quote from the Magna Carta?

A.the right to petition the government

B.the right to vote

C.the right to a trial by jury

D.the right to bare arms

4 which of these quotes from the u s constitution best reflect the idea of checks and balances
4. Which of these quotes from the U.S. Constitution best reflect the idea of checks and balances?
  • A.”This Constitution, and Laws of the U.S. …shall be the supreme law of the Land.”
  • B.”All persons born or naturalized in the U.S….are citizens of the U.S. and of the State wherein they reside.”
  • C.”Every Bill which shall have passed shall, before it becomes a Law, be presented to the President of the U.S.”
  • D.”The listing in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be to deny…others retained by the people.”
5 which of these is an example of separation of powers
5.Which of these is an example of separation of powers?
  • A.representatives rewrite a bill in committee meetings
  • B.representatives hold hearings to hear public opinion
  • C.the President enforces a law passed by Congress
  • D.the President fires a cabinet member who is performing poorly
6 which of these is an example of the following the rule of law
6. Which of these is an example of the following the rule of law?
  • A.citizens vote for a new amendment
  • B.the general assembly approves the governor’s budget
  • C.political parties hold a convention to nominate candidates
  • D.the governor is impeached for wrong doing
7 congress may respond to u s supreme court rulings by
7. Congress may respond to U.S. Supreme Court rulings by?
  • A. declaring rulings of the court invalid
  • B. rewriting a law overturned by the court
  • C. deciding which lawyers may argue the case
  • D. determining which justices will review a particular case.
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8. “The government of the U.S., then is…truly a government of the people…Its powers are granted by them, and are to be exercised directly on them for their benefit.”Which Constitutional idea fits John Marshall’s quote.?

  • A. judicial review
  • B. checks and balances
  • C. separations of powers
  • D. representative democracy
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9. In 1990, the U.S. govt. sued the state of V.A. at the request of a female student who wanted to attend V.A. Military Institute. The Supreme Court ruled in her favor.Which issue was addressed by the Court?

  • A. limited government
  • B. economic scarcity
  • C. popular sovereignty
  • D. equal protection
10 which of these headlines most involves a due process right
10. Which of these headlines most involves a due process right?
  • A. Politician Promises Stricter Gun Laws
  • B. Judge Criticizes Police For Withholding Evidence
  • C. Residents Start Campaign to Throw Out Mayor
  • D. County Executive Withdraws Bill to Increase Parking Tax
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11. “The powers not delegated to the U.S. by the Constitution…are reserved to the State…or the people…”Which of these is a principal of govt. described in the quote?

From Article 10, Maryland Constitution

  • The right to due process of law
  • Freedom of expression
  • Freedom from cruel or unusual punishment
  • The right to representation of legal counsel
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12. “The powers not delegate to the U.S. by the Constitution….are reserved to the States…or to the people.”Article 3, Maryland Declaration of Rights

Which of these principals are described in the quote?

A.Citizens elect representatives in govt. to make laws

B.Each branch of govt. has different responsibilities.

C.State Govts. exists at the will of the federal govt.

D.Powers are divided among different levels of govt.

13 in which of theses circumstances will a judge grant a writ of habeas corpus
13. In which of theses circumstances will a judge grant a writ of habeas corpus?
  • A. the accused person is charged with negligence
  • B. the accused person is being held without bail
  • C. the accused person is under the age of 18
  • D. the accused person is a repeat offender
14 in the u s political process special interest groups
14. In the U.S. political process, special interest groups?
  • A.vote for candidates favoring their views.
  • B.vote for bills favoring their cause.
  • C.conduct voting in the House and Senate.
  • D.supervise voting on election day.
15 which of these is the best example of an interest group
15. Which of these is the best example of an interest group?
  • A. an organization whose focus is to advocate legislation favorable to the elderly.
  • B.an organization whose purpose is to nominate candidates to run for elected office
  • C.a private company that hires extra employees for temporary work
  • D.a charitable foundation that gives money to help needy children overseas
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16. “No business shall discriminate against a qualified individual with a disability…in regard to job applications, hiring, or discharge.”What is the Americans w/ Disabilities Act concerned about?

  • A. social equality
  • B. national security
  • C. student education
  • D. consumer protection
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17.Maryland is considering a law banning handheld cell phones use while driving. Which explains the reason for the law?
  • A.to promote safety over individual freedom
  • B.to promote regional interests over national policy
  • C.to promote equality over security
  • D.to promote productivity over education
18 which of these could result if a state s population declined over time
18.Which of these could result if a state’s population declined over time?
  • A.increased funding from Congress for social programs
  • B.reduced representation in the House of Representatives
  • C.reduced representation in the U.S. Senate
  • D.greater number of electors to the Electoral College
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19. According to 2000 census the population of Fredrick Co. has increased 30 %. Which would happen due to population change?
  • A.more school construction
  • B.less tax revenue
  • C.less housing construction
  • D.more open space
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20.The U.S. Census Bureau projects that the percentage of people over 85 years old will triple in the next fifty years.What federal government action could best help the U.S. adjust to this demographic trend?

  • A.granting college scholarships to low-income students
  • B.providing low-interest loans to first-time home buyers
  • C.increased minimum wage
  • D.funding health care services
21 which of these was an effect of the supreme court decision in mcculloch v maryland
21. Which of these was an effect of the Supreme Court decision in McCulloch v. Maryland
  • A.it guaranteed the right to an attorney in criminal cases
  • B.it established the separate but equal doctrine
  • C.State laws that conflict with the federal laws become unconstitutional
  • D.Congress had only those powers that were stated in the Constitution
22 which of these influenced the supreme court s decision in the tinker v des moines case
22. Which of these influenced the Supreme Court’s decision in the Tinker v. Des Moines case
  • A.the opinions of the protesters were the same as the majority of students
  • B.the school board agreed with the students’ opinions
  • C.there was evidence that the students received good grades
  • D.there was a lack of evidence that the students’ actions disrupted learning.
23 which of these actions would most likely violate civil rights laws
23.Which of these actions would most likely violate civil rights laws?
  • A.an airline bans smoking on flights
  • B.a school system requires a dress code for students
  • C.an employer refuses to consider senior citizens for jobs
  • D.a police department uses written tests to help select recruits
24 the government provides a lawyer to a person who cannot afford one if that person is
24.The government provides a lawyer to a person who cannot afford one if that person is?
  • A.preparing a will
  • B.filing for divorce
  • C.being sued by a business partner
  • D.being charged with a serious crime
25 the role of the grand jury is to determine
25. The role of the grand jury is to determine?
  • A.whether there is enough evidence for an indictment.
  • B.what evidence may be admitted during the trial.
  • C.how much money should be awarded in a court case.
  • D.whether a defendant in a trial is guilty or innocent.
26 which of these is the goal of a state law to reduce air and water polution
26. Which of these is the goal of a state law to reduce air and water polution?
  • A.expanding the economy
  • B.promoting economic equity
  • C.promoting individual rights
  • D.promoting public health
27 which of these is a purpose of social security
27. Which of these is a purpose of Social Security?
  • A.granting retirement benefits
  • B.enforcing affirmatve action
  • C.monitoring unfair business practices
  • D.developing workplace safety regulations
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28.States may offer medical coverage to children whose families cannot afford health insurance, and who do not qualify for similar federal programs.What is the purpose of this program?

  • A.to increase wages for hospital employees
  • B.to ensure that children receive health care
  • C.to increase competition in the health care industry
  • D.to conduct a census of children living in each state
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29.What is the purpose of this headline?“Government fines company for failing to correct hazardous machine parts”
  • A.to protect workers from injury
  • B.to teach workers how to use machines
  • C.to make new machine parts
  • D.to find jobs for unemployed workers
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30.”..let us resolve to wage an continuous battle against poverty and for shared prosperity so that no part of humanity is left behind in the global economy…”Which best fits this quote?

  • A.arms reduction
  • B.climate change
  • C.military deployment
  • D.development assistance
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31.Which of these would most likely be involved in resolving a boarder dispute between China and Vietnam?
  • A.United Nations
  • B.North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • C.International Red Cross
  • D.North America Free trade Agreement
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32.The Red Cross “to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and international violence to provide them with assistance”Using the quote, determine which situation the Red Cross would be involved?

  • A.holding peace talks
  • B.creating defense alliances
  • C.visiting prisoner of war camps
  • D.trying military leaders for war crimes
33 the international monetary fund would most likely be involved in
33.The International Monetary Fund would most likely be involved in?
  • A.managing failing companies
  • B.developing immigration policies
  • C.providing financial assistance to member countries
  • D.funding candidates in political campaigns
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34. The state of Maryland purchased a large tract of open space from a housing developer. Which is likely the reason for purchase?
  • A. to provide Jobs
  • B.to preserve land
  • C.to increase tax revenue
  • D.to encourage industrial growth
35 which of these would not require regional cooperation by local governments
35. Which of these would not require regional cooperation by local governments?
  • A.raising the property tax in Baltimore
  • B.maintaining the water quality in the Chesapeake Bay
  • C.building a transportation system from Baltimore to Annapolis
  • D.solving traffic congestion problems in metropolitan Washington D.C.
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36.The Baltimore Metropolitan Council and the Maryland Department of Transportation administer a grant program that helps area businesses establish ways that employees can work from home.What is most likely the reason for this program?

  • A.to improve public roads
  • B.to decrease urban sprawl
  • C.to reduce traffic congestion
  • D.to provide computer training
37 why do some nations adopt command economies during war years
37. Why do some nations adopt command economies during war years?
  • A.to increase the standard of living
  • B.to discourage the growth of monopolies
  • C.to focus resources on essential industries
  • D.to satisfy demand for consumer goods
38 in which economic system does the government have the most control over a country s economy
38. In which economic system does the government have the most control over a country’s economy?
  • A.mixed
  • B.market
  • C.Command
  • D.Traditional
39 which of these is an economic benefit of the federal minimum wage law
39.Which of these is an economic benefit of the federal minimum wage law?
  • A.workers are guaranteed a certain income
  • B.employers are encouraged to hire more workers
  • C.employers are required to train more workers
  • D.workers are allowed to organize into unions
40 which of these is an economic cost of the federal government removing taxes on imported goods
40. Which of these is an economic cost of the federal government removing taxes on imported goods?
  • A.a decline in the number of people who visit the U.S.
  • B.a reduction in the number of countries willing to trade with the U.S.
  • C.a reduction in the ability of the U.S. businesses to compete with foreign companies
  • D.a decline in employment opportunities for U.S. workers w/ foreign companies.
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41.Which of these is an economic benefit of the government providing unemployment payments to people who have lost their jobs?
  • A.tax decline
  • B.consumer spending levels remain stable
  • C.job opportunities for younger workers increase
  • D.businesses have fewer people to choose from when hiring employees
42 which of these government agencies is directly responsible for monitoring business competition
42.Which of these government agencies is directly responsible for monitoring business competition?
  • A.Federal Aviation Administration
  • B.Federal Communications Commission
  • C.Environmental Protection Agency
  • D.Federal Trade Commission
43 which of these would involve the food and drug administration
43.Which of these would involve the Food and Drug Administration?
  • A.limiting the cost of a hospital stay
  • B.regulating the location of nursing homes
  • C.approving the qualifications of new doctors
  • D.conducting research on the effects of medicine