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US Civilisation

quiz Session 8

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Who firstly mentioned the doctrine of separation of powers and check and balances?

Marx

Jefferson

Montesquieu

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What is "Judicial Review"?

The power given to Congress to override the President's veto.

The Supreme Court's power to declare a law unconstitutional or not.

The President's power to appoint ambassadors, justices, and ministers.

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What is the Bill of Rights?

A document which encourages slavery in America.

A document which establishes the rights and duties of the government..

A document which protects individual rights and freedom.

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During which federal case did the Supreme Court rule that segregation was not unconstitutional?

McCulloch v. Maryland

Brown v. Board

Plessy v. Ferguson

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Which federal case put an end to the separate-but-equal doctrine in America?

Brown v. Board

McCulloch v. Maryland

Roe v. Wade

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Among the following people, who did not contribute to the Civil Right Movement in the 50s/60s?

Rosa Parks

Homer Plessy

Martin Luther King

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Who is at the head of the House of Representatives?

The Vice President

The President of the House of Representatives

The House Speaker

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What is a pocket veto?

A legislative technic used by the Supreme Court to declare a law unconstitutional

A legislative power given to Congress to override the President's veto.

A legislative manoeuvre used by the President to indirectly veto a bill.

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Who is at the head of the Senate?

The Secretary of State

The House Speaker

The Vice President

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Which article of the constitution establishes the organisation of the legislative power?

Article III

Article VI

Article I

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