History Quiz

Random History Quiz
Score 0/15 Timer 10:00
0 Plays Today
Hint Answer % Correct
Term for when a president blocks a law passed by CongressVeto
100%
The ________________ can appoint people to serve on the Supreme CourtPresident
96.6%
In order to serve on the Supreme Court(or on any other federal court), a person must be approved by ______________Congress (The Senate in particular)
93.1%
Who decides if a law is unconstitutional?Judicial Branch
89.7%
Overriding a veto is a ____________ branch check on the executive branchLegislative
82.8%
This is the number of votes needed in Congress to override a veto.[spell the numbers]two thirds
82.8%
True or False: The President can pass executive orders without the approval of CongressTrue
82.8%
If a judge has committed a crime, who can remove him or her?Legislative
79.3%
Hint Answer % Correct
What document does the Supreme Court look at in order to determine if a law is unconstitutional?The Constitution
79.3%
If the President commits a crime in office, Congress has the power to _____________ himImpeach
75.9%
The Department of Defense is part of this branchExecutive
72.4%
Congress is made up two separate chambers: The Senate and ____________________House of Representatives
69%
Part of the US Congress that has equal representation?The Senate
69%
Who can eliminate executive orders if they violate Constitutional Rights?Judicial Branch
65.5%
Name for the separation of powers between the three powers that prevents one branch from getting too much power? ______________ and ___________________Checks and Balances
65.5%
Remove Ads.
Support Sporcle.
Get the best of Sporcle when you Go Orange. This ad-free experience offers more features, more stats, and more fun while also helping to support Sporcle. Thank you for becoming a member.

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
OR
Log In

Show Comments

Extras

Created Dec 16, 2018ReportNominate
Tags:check, Government, Power

Top Quizzes Today


Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.

Report this User

Report this user for behavior that violates our Community Guidelines.

Details: