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  1. NORTH CAROLINA CIVICS AND ECONOMICS REVIEW Instructions for use: A) Click mouse and a question will appear with possible answers. B) Select your answer and click on it. C) You will be shown the correct answer. D) Click again and the next question will appear There are approximately 200+ prompts in the review, if you can not finish the review in one setting use the scroll bar to remember where you left off. Relax and Happy Studying…Mrs. Tripken

  2. Who is known as the “Father of the Constitution”? A) Thomas Jefferson B) George Washington C) James Madison D) Ben Franklin

  3. Which of the following court cases established Judicial Review? A) Gideon v. Wainwright B) Miranda v. Arizona C) Marbury v. Madison D) Korematsu v. United States

  4. Local governments get most of their revenues from which of the following: A) Fees and Fines B) Property Tax C) Sales Tax D) Income Tax

  5. What is largest expenditure for the National government? A) Military B) National Parks C) Entitlement Programs (Welfare, Social Security, etc) D) Foreign Policy

  6. A political party’s beliefs are stated in the party___________ . A) Nomination B) Registration C) Convention D) Platform

  7. Which of the following is an example of an Excise tax? A) Sales tax B) Gas tax C) Property tax D) Income tax

  8. Which of the following provides the most State revenue? A) Sales Tax B) Gas Tax C) Property Tax D) Income Tax

  9. Which of the following is a Progressive Tax? A) Sales Tax B) Property Tax C) Income Tax D) Luxury Tax

  10. The US Tax system is: A) Regressive B) Impressive C) Progressive D) Flat Tax

  11. What was the original purpose of the Constitutional Convention? A) Revise the Constitution B) Revise the Articles of Confederation C) Revise the Mayflower Compact D) Revise the Declaration of Independence

  12. The 13 original state governments had all of the following, except: A) Monarchs B) Bill of Rights C) Legislative Branches D) Executive Branches

  13. Which of the following men first stated, “All men are created equal”: A) George Washington B) Jean Jacque Rousseau C) Thomas Jefferson D) John Locke

  14. What state did not send a delegate to the Constitutional Convention? A) North Carolina B) Delaware C) New York D) Rhode Island

  15. Which of the following creates the budget for the National Government: A) Legislative Branch B) Executive Branch C) Judicial Branch D) State Legislatures

  16. The court case Tinker vs. Des Moines School District dealt with which of the following A) separation of church and state B) freedom of the press C) freedom of speech D) right to bear arms

  17. Interest Groups often hire ________, to help them influence legislation. A. Citizens B) Commissioners C) Lobbyists D) Politicians

  18. Which of the following elects the President: A) Citizens B) Electoral College C) State Legislators D) State Governors

  19. Which of the following statements is best defined as, “people equals power”: A) Popular Sovereignty B) Natural Rights C) Citizenship D) Expressed Powers

  20. Congressional power of 2/3 Override is an example of which of the following: A) Popular Sovereignty B) Representative Democracy C) Federalism D) Checks and Balances

  21. Which of the following court cases dealt with freedom of expression through the burning of the US Flag. A) Gregg v Georgia B) Texas v. Johnson C) Gibbons v. Ogden D) Wallace v. Jaffee

  22. Which Article of the Constitution establishes the legislative branch? A) Article I B) Article II C) Article III D) Article VII

  23. Which of the following has the power to tax? A) Congress B) NC General Assembly C) Boone Town Council D) All of the Above

  24. Which states opposed the Virginia Plan? A) Large States B) All States C) Small States D) No States

  25. The United States has which of the following political systems: A) One-party system B) Two-party system C) Three-party system D) Multi-party system

  26. Which of the following would be most concerned with the issue of global warming: A) National Government B) State Government C) Local Government D) All of the Above

  27. Federalism is best described as________ of government. A) Representation B) Levels C) Sections D) Divisions

  28. Which of the following gives Congress it’s Implied powers? A) Presidential Clause B) Federalism C) Supreme Court D) None of the above

  29. The landmark court decision of McCulloch v Maryland establish which of the following A) separate but equal was constitutional B) congresses power to regulate interstate commerce C) struck down school prayer D) supremacy of the federal government

  30. The power to coin money is an example of an: A) Reserved power B) Concurrent Power C) Enumerated power D) None of the Above

  31. Which of the following countries has a multi-party political system: A) USA B) United Kingdom C) Japan D) Mexico

  32. Which level of the Federal Judicial system has “original jurisdiction”? A) Federal District Court B) US Appellate Court C) US Supreme Court D) All of the above

  33. Which of the following is not a requirement to be a member of Congress: A) 30 years old B) State Resident C) Native-born citizen D) District Resident

  34. In which of the following court cases did the Supreme Court rule that the death penalty was not a violation of the 8th Amendment A) Miranda v Arizona B) Texas v Johnson C) Gregg v Georgia D) Gideon v Wainwright

  35. The National Organization of Women and Mother’s Against Drunk Drivers is an example of an: A) Political party B) Interest Group C) Convention D) Plank

  36. Which of the following best describes the purpose of the Judicial Branch: A) Makes Laws B) Carry out Laws C) Interpret Laws D) All of the above

  37. What best describes the governments power to tax? A) Reserved power B) Enumerated power C) Concurrent power D) Implied power

  38. Which of the following is not a Reserved Power? A) power to establish schools B) power to issue license C) power to regulate interstate commerce D) none of the above

  39. The Electoral College Compromise dealt with which of the following: A) representation in Congress B) Slave trade C) Counting population D) Choosing the President

  40. What was the cause of “Shay’s Rebellion”? A) High taxes B) Unequal representation C) Freedom of Speech D) Right to bear arms

  41. Which of the following is the earliest known written legal code? A) Magna Carta B) Mayflower Compact C) Hammurabi’s Code D) US Constitution

  42. Which of the following is a law that punishes a person without a fair trial? A) Affirmative action law B) Due Process law C) Ex post Facto law D) Bill of Attainder law

  43. People who are eligible to vote are called: A) Caucus B) Electorate C) Plurality D) Coalition

  44. If you cast all of your votes for candidates from the same party, you are: A) voting a split-ticket B) voting a consensus C) voting a straight-ticket D) none of the above

  45. Which of the following did the Constitutional Convention NOT come up with? A) Bicameral legislature B) Bill of rights C) Judicial Branch D) Executive Branch

  46. If you are tried for murder, which of the following courts would have “original jurisdiction” over the trial? A) NC District Court B) NC Superior Court C) NC Court of Appeals D) none of the above

  47. Which of the following compromises dealt with representation in the national Congress? A) Electoral College B) Sherman/Great C) Slave trade D) 3/5

  48. Which of the following court cases established governments practice of separate but equal A) Plessy v Ferguson B) Rust v Sullivan C) Korematsu v. U.S. D) Marbury v. Madison

  49. The “Necessary and Proper Clause” gives Congress which of the following powers? A) Expressed powers B) Concurrent powers C) Implied powers D) Reserved powers

  50. Which of the following refers to putting a person on trial for the same crime twice? A) Due process of law B) Eminent Domain C) Suffrage D) Double Jeopardy