Amendments quiz      The Answer sheet is here...

  1. The first 10 amendments are known as the:
    A. Articles B. Bill of Rights C. Declaration D. Ex Post Facto Laws
  2. The First Amendment does not include which of the following?
    A. Freedom of Speech B. Freedom of Religion C. The right to assemble D. The right to an attorney
  3. This amendment gave citizens the right to bear arms:
    A. first B. second C. fourth D. sixth
  4. The 4th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects a person from what?
    A. Right to bear arms B. Cruel and unusual punishment C. Eminent Domain D. Unreasonable search and seizure
  5. If an accused woman "pleads the Fifth Amendment," she is
    A. claiming to be innocent of the charges. B. demanding a jury trial. C. refusing to testify against herself in court. D. demanding a civil trial.
  6. The 10th Amendment states that any power not specifically given to the federal government is reserved to .....
    A. the states. B. the male citizens. C. individual citizens. D. the U.S. Supreme Court.
  7. Which amendment defines citizenship, and guarantees due process and equal protection of the law?
    A. 13th Amendment B. 14th Amendment C. 15th Amendment D. 16th Amendment
  8. The 15th Amendment, passed after the Civil War, made it illegal to deny the right to vote based on
    A. sex. B. race. C. property. D. age.
  9. Since ratification of the 17th Amendment (1913), how are United States Senators chosen?
    A. chosen by the House of Representatives B. directly elected by the people C. chosen at random by the Senate D. appointed by the President
  10. The 19th Amendment (1920) gave the right to vote (suffrage) to whom?
    A. women B. all white males over eighteen C. Black males D. Naturalized citizens
  11. According to the 22nd amendment, a person can be elected president of the United States  
    A. No more than three times B. Only once C. As often as he or she can win the election D. Only twice
  12. The 26th Amendment gives voting rights to which group of American citizens? 
    A. 21 year old males B. 17 year old females C. 35 year olds D. 18 year olds