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Title: Illinois Constitution Review Trivia


1
Illinois Constitution Review Trivia
Get Ready to Play !!!
2
1. Where do impeachment proceedings begin?
  • House of Representatives

3
2. What is the Legislative body of the state of
Illinois called?
  • General Assembly

4
3. How many days does the Governor of Illinois
have to veto a bill?
  • 60 Days

5
4. What group acts as the jury in impeachment
trials?
  • Senate

6
5.6.7. What three officers must every county
elect?
  • Sheriff
  • County Clerk
  • Treasurer

7
8. Where are the goals of the Illinois government
listed in the Illinois Constitution?
  • Preamble

8
9. How do IL state judges get their jobs?
  • Elected

9
10. What is the title of the presiding officer of
the IL House of Representatives?
  • Speaker of the House

10
11. How may representative districts are Illinois
Representatives chosen from?
  • 118

11
12. Where do bills start?
  • Either House

12
13.How many legislative districts are Illinois
Senators chosen from?
  • 59

13
14. What vote is required for a bill to pass
either house?
  • Majority

14
15. What vote is required to override a
governors veto?
  • 3/5s vote

15
16. Who presides over impeachment trials if a
governor is on trial?
  • Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice

16
17. Where does a bill vetoed by the governor go?
  • Original House

17
18. What is the term for a member of the Illinois
House of Representatives?
  • 2 years

18
19. What is the title of the presiding officer in
the Illinois Senate?
  • President of the Senate

19
20. What is the term of office for Illinois
Senators?
  • 2 or 4 years

20
21. Who becomes governor if the governor dies or
leaves office?
  • Lt. Governor

21
22. How many people make up a quorum?
  • majority

22
23. Who is the commander in chief of the state
militia?
  • Governor

23
24. What branch of Illinois government is
divided into 5 districts?
  • Judicial

24
25. Who is the chief legal officer of the state
of Illinois?
  • Attorney General

25
26. What officials main function is to assist
the governor?
  • Lt. Governor

26
27. During what elections are the state officials
elected?
  • General Elections

27
28. Where does a bill go once it is passed by
both houses of the General Assembly?
  • Governor

28
29. What part of Illinois Constitution provides
the religious freedom and rights of the accused?
  • Bill of Rights

29
30. Who is the head of the Illinois Supreme Court?
  • Chief Justice

30
31. How many counties are there in Illinois?
  • 102

31
32.33.34.What have the three capitals been in
order?
  • Kaskaskia
  • Vandalia
  • Springfield

32
35. What Illinois term of office has the longest
term of office?
  • Supreme Court Justice

33
36. Who approves amendments into the Illinois
Constitution?
  • The voters

34
37. How many days must you be a resident of
Illinois in order to vote?
  • 30 days

35
38.Where do you take your case if you feel you
received an unfair court decision?
  • Appellate Court

36
39. What official supervises the spending of
state money?
  • Comptroller

37
40. Who has the job of directing the state
government?
  • Governor

38
41. What office is charged with registering and
licensing motor vehicles and operators?
  • Secretary of State

39
42. What official receives and invests state
money?
  • Treasurer

40
43. What term refers to the right to vote?
  • Suffrage

41
44. What must all state officers take before
taking office?
  • Oath of office

42
45. What is the Illinois state dance?
  • Square Dance

43
46. What is the state tree of Illinois?
  • White Oak

44
47. What group has to agree to change Illinois
County boundaries?
  • The General Assembly

45
48. When do laws passed by the General Assembly
go into effect?
  • July 1

46
49. Who can be disqualified from voting in
Illinois?
  • Felons and Prison inmates

47
50. When did the current Illinois Constitution go
into effect?
  • 1971
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