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TEST YOURSELF! CHECK YOUR CONSTITUTIONAL I.Q
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Posted on 11/30/2004 7:37:38 AM PST by cougar_mccxxi

TEST YOURSELF! CHECK YOUR CONSTITUTIONAL I.Q

1. The role of those elected to public office is: a. Public Administrator b. Public servant c. Public enemy d. Caesar

2. The U.S. Constitution was written to control: a. Government b. Citizens c. Criminals

3. To be concerned about your neighbor's welfare is: a. Humanism b. Patriotism c. Humanitarian

4. To be humanistic and humanitarian is the same: a. True b. False

5. According to U.S. Common Law in criminal trials by Jury, the facts and the Law are judged by: a. The Judge b. The Jury c. Facts by Jury, Law by Judge d. Facts by Judge, Law by Jury

6. The U.S. Constitution is based upon: a. English Common Law b. Bible Law c. Equity Law d. Roman Civil Law

7. A "Dollar" today is measured by: a. Gold or Silver b. Paper c. Debt

8. A license issued by the government agency is issued to: a. Protect the public b. Protect the licensee c. Control the licensee

9. The U.S. Constitution states that: a. Schools should keep God out b. Religion should stay out of government c. Government should stay out of religion

10. It is Constitutional for government to require a license of ministers to marry people: a. True b. False

11. The form of government established by the United States Constitution is: a. Oligarchy b. Monarchy c. Anarchy d. Democracy e. Republic

12. The Supreme Law of the Land is: a. U.S. Supreme Court b. U.S. Constitution c. U.S. Congress d. U.S. President e. United Nations

13. Senators are not required to take an oath of office to support the U.S. Constitution. a. True b. False

14. The "Higher Power" (Rom 13:1-7) of the United States is: a. The Supreme Court b. The governing officials c. The People d. The President e. None of these

15. Since Jesus said, "Render unto Caesar", who is Caesar in the U.S.A.? a. The President b. The Congress c. The Supreme Court d. The U.S. Constitution e. None of the above

16. The U.S. Constitution allows for a direct tax only by: a.Capitation b. Income c. Compensation d. non-Whites

17. American Common Law is based upon: a. Religious Law b. God's Law c. Supreme Court decisions d. County Sheriff

18. The following quotation is NOT in the U.S. Constitution: a."No State shall make any Thing but Gold and Silver Coin as Tender in Payment of debts." b. "The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be..." c. "No Tax or Duty shall be Laid on Articles exported from..." d. "Separation of Church and State shall be maintained"

19. The U.S. Constitution: a. Grants certain unalienable rights b. Guarantees our privileges c. Secures our rights d. Protects criminals

20. The Social Security System: a. Guarantees a sizable check to all upon retirement b. Assures us that government really cares c. Puts us under the Federal Government jurisdiction d. None of these

21. In the United States, WHO is to interpret the Constitution? a. The President b. The Supreme Court c. Lawyers and Attorneys d. Juries e. Law Schools

ANSWERS:

( 1. b ) ( 2. a ) ( 3. c ) ( 4. b ) ( 5. b) ( 6. a ) ( 7. c ) ( 8. c ) ( 9. c ) (10. b ) ( 11.e ) ( 12. b)

( 13. b ) ( 14. c ) ( 15. e ) ( 16. a ) ( 17. a ) ( 18. d ) ( 19. c ) ( 20. c ) ( 21. d)

YOUR CONSTITUTIONAL I.Q.

21 RIGHT = Walking in Freedom ; 19-20 = Knowing the Score, 16-18 = On the Way, 12-15= STILL Trusting the Media


TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: check; constitutional; iq; test; your; yourself

1 posted on 11/30/2004 7:37:38 AM PST by cougar_mccxxi
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To: cougar_mccxxi

You forgot the one about "emanations and penumbras".


2 posted on 11/30/2004 7:39:28 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim (I'm here because I'm not all there.)
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To: cougar_mccxxi

Got a 21!


3 posted on 11/30/2004 7:41:09 AM PST by RockinRight (Liberals are OK with racism and sexism, as long as it is aimed at a Republican.)
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To: cougar_mccxxi

Got a 21!


4 posted on 11/30/2004 7:41:09 AM PST by RockinRight (Liberals are OK with racism and sexism, as long as it is aimed at a Republican.)
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To: RockinRight

right on :)


5 posted on 11/30/2004 7:42:16 AM PST by cougar_mccxxi
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To: cougar_mccxxi
16. The U.S. Constitution allows for a direct tax only by: a.Capitation b. Income c. Compensation d. non-Whites

The actual answer is none of the above. It's to be apportioned according to population. A "capitation" is a type of direct tax, not a basis for laying direct taxes.

6 posted on 11/30/2004 7:44:04 AM PST by inquest (Now is the time to remove the leftist influence from the GOP. "Unity" can wait.)
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To: RockinRight
Good job.

I got a 16. I think that class I had taught by a lawyer messed me up.

7 posted on 11/30/2004 7:44:53 AM PST by NeoCaveman (http://route-82.blogspot.com (Now with 20% more stuned beebers))
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To: cougar_mccxxi

i got #21 wrong.... can anyone tell me where to find where it says that?


8 posted on 11/30/2004 8:05:41 AM PST by sdpatriot
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To: sdpatriot

I missed #21 as well. uhmmm


9 posted on 11/30/2004 8:08:09 AM PST by TexasTransplant (Iraq is a battle in a campaign in a war)
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To: cougar_mccxxi

I’m no Constitutional scholar, but some of these answers seem wrong. For example (Q.6), the Constitution was a brand new model based on principles developed by the great thinkers of the Scottish enlightenment, it was not based on the English common law. Also (Q.17), American common law is based on English common law, not religious law.

Some of the other questions are not even Constitutional questions (#3, 4, 5, 15, 17, and 20).


10 posted on 11/30/2004 8:43:23 AM PST by Sarastro
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