History (continued)

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1. Which of the following is true in regards to the House of representatives?
A. Terms are 2 years
B. In order to run, a person must be 25 years old
C. representation is based on population
D. All of the above
Answer: D

2. A court order allowing an individual or his property to be searched or seized is called a
A. Treaty of understanding
B. executive privilege
C. warrant
D. writ of habeus corpus
Answer: C

3. Mr. Vest picks up a part time job in the summer as a professional golf instructor. While helping out a client, he tells him that he just became a Buddhist. After the session, the client tells Mr. Vest boss about Mr. Vest's new religion. Mr. Vest is then fired because his boss does not like Buddhist ideas. What part of amendment 1 is this violating?
A. Freedom of the press
B. Freedom of speech
C. Freedom of religion
D. The right to petition the government
Answer: C

4. Amendment 24:
A. Got rid of slavery
B. Gave women the right to vote
C. Abolished poll taxes
D. None of the above
Answer: C

5. Mr. Daly goes to vote in the next presidential election. When he shows up, he is told that he must take a test to see if he can read. He tells the people working at the polling place that they are violating:
A. Amendment 1
B. Amendment 2
C. Amendment 15
D. Amendment 19
Answer: C

6. What amendment abolished slavery?
A. Amendment 13
B. Amendment 14
C. Amendment 15
D. Amendment 16
Answer: A

7. During the Vietnam War, many young men were drafted into the military and sent to war though they could not vote. In 1971, an amendment was passed that resulted from this draft. What did this amendment do?
A. Outlawed the draft
B. Gave eighteen year olds the right to vote
C. Gave the president the right to take the country to war
D. All of the above
Answer: B

  • History (continued) -

    Again -- you have all of them right -- perhaps except for # 5. I know of no amendment that bans literacy tests, so I don't think the correct answer is one of your choices.

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