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Title: 5TH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES CIVICS


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5TH GRADESOCIAL STUDIESCIVICS
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  • The president of the United States has "checks"
    over the other two branches of government. Which
    is a check the president has over the judicial
    branch?
  • A. deciding the meaning of a law
  • B. making a treaty with another country
  • C. nominating a Supreme Court justice
  • D. rejecting a law passed by Congress

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  • 2. The Constitution divides power among the three
    branches of the national government of the United
    States. Which branch is responsible for enforcing
    the laws?
  • A. judicial
  • B. executive
  • C. legislative
  • D. international

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  • 3. The United States government is divided into
    three branches__executive, legislative, and
    judicial. Why was this done?
  • A. to make sure that citizens elect the best
    possible candidates
  • B. to make sure that one branch does not gain too
    much power
  • C. to let citizens participate in the direct
    election of officials
  • D. to allow the federal government to control the
    state governments

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  • 4. Each branch of our national government
    includes different positions. The judicial branch
    of government includes the
  • A. president of the United States.
  • B. Congress of the United States.
  • C. vice-president of the United States.
  • D. Supreme Court of the United States.

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  • 5. The United States government is divided into
    three branches. The President of the United
    States is part of which branch?
  • A. judicial
  • B. executive
  • C. legislative
  • D. international

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  • 6. The national government of the United States
    is divided into three branches. These branches
    are
  • A. federal, state, and local.
  • B. international, federal, and local.
  • C. interstate, state, and intrastate.
  • D. executive, legislative, and judicial.

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  • 7. Which statement is true about the legislative
    branch of government in the United States?
  • A. Congress is made up of three parts.
  • B. Congress is responsible for making the laws.
  • C. The president appoints the members of
    Congress.
  • D. The members of Congress decide what the laws
    mean.

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  • 8. Each branch of our national government
    includes different positions. The judicial branch
    of government includes the
  • A. Congress of the United States.
  • B. Supreme Court of the United States.
  • C. Senate of the United States.
  • D. president of the United States.

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  • 9. The national government of the United States
    divides the powers between three branches. Which
    branch is responsible for making the laws?
  • A. the international branch
  • B. the executive branch
  • C. the judicial branch
  • D. the legislative branch

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  • 10. United States senators and representatives
    hold positions in our national government. Which
    branch of government do they represent?
  • A. executive
  • B. international
  • C. legislative
  • D. judicial

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  • 11. The United States government is divided into
    three branches. Which one is represented by the
    Supreme Court of the United States?
  • A. international
  • B. legislative
  • C. judicial
  • D. executive

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  • 12. Use the list below to answer this question.
  •    decide that a federal law is unconstitutional
  •   decide that an act by the president is
    unconstitutional
  •    decide that a treaty is unconstitutional
  • These are powers that belong to members of one
    branch of our national government. They belong to
  • A. senators and representatives.
  • B. the president and the cabinet.
  • C. ambassadors and consuls.
  • D. the justices of the Supreme Court.

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  • 13. The United States government is divided into
    three separate parts to make sure that the
  • A. Senate has more power than the House of
    Representatives.
  • B. president of the United States has the final
    say in all matters.
  • C. executive, legislative, and judicial branches
    share the power.
  • D. federal, state, and local governments work
    together.

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  • 14. The Constitution of the United States divides
    the government into branches and provides for a
    system of checks and balances. The Supreme Court
    can "check" the executive branch by
  • A. overriding a veto by the president on a bill.
  • B. approving an appointment to the cabinet.
  • C. declaring war on an enemy of the United
    States.
  • D. deciding that an act by the president is
    unconstitutional.

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  • 15. Your class has been learning about pollution.
    One problem is that places are running out of
    space to store garbage. Which of the following
    would be an example of civic participation to
    solve the problem?
  • A. You and your friends visit the town's
    landfill.
  • B. You write a report about the garbage problem
    for class.
  • C. You volunteer to take the garbage to the
    street.
  • D. You and your class start a school recycling
    program.

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  • 8. B) Supreme Court of the United States. 9. D)
    the legislative branch 10. C) legislative 11.
    C) judicial 12. D) the justices of the Supreme
    Court. 13. C) executive, legislative, and
    judicial branches share the power. 14. D)
    deciding that an act by the president is
    unconstitutional. 15. D) You and your class
    start a school recycling program.
  • 1. C) nominating a Supreme Court justice 2. B)
    executive 3. B) to make sure that one branch
    does not gain too much power 4. D) Supreme
    Court of the United States. 5. B) executive
    6. D) executive, legislative, and judicial.
    7. B) Congress is responsible for making the
    laws.
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