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Citizenship Exam for Wisconsin - Set Two
Questions 26-50 from the Wisconsin Citizenship Exam
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Civics
11th Grade
05/04/2016

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Term
We elect a President for how many years?
Definition
four (4)
Term
In what month do we vote for President?
Definition
November
Term
What is the name of the President of the United States?
Definition

Donald Trump
or

Trump

Term
What is the name of the Vice President of the United States now?
Definition
Mike Pence
Term
If the President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
Definition
the Vice President
Term
If both the President and the Vice President can no longer serve, who becomes President?
Definition
the Speaker of the House
Term
Who is the Commander in Chief of the military?
Definition
the President
Term
Who signs bills to become laws?
Definition
the President
Term
Who vetoes bills?
Definition
the President
Term
What does the President's Cabinet do?
Definition
advises the President
Term
What are two Cabinet-level positions?
Definition

Secretary of Agriculture

Secretary of Commerce

Secretary of Defense

Secretary of Education

Secretary of Energy

Secretary of Health and Human Services

Secretary of Homeland Security

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

Secretary of the Interior

Secretary of Labor

Secretary of State

Secretary of Transportation

Secretary of the Treasury

Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Attorney General

Vice President

Term
What does the judicial branch do?
Definition
  • reviews laws
  • explains laws
  • resolves disputes (disagreements)
  • decides if a law goes against the Constitution
Term
What is the highest court in the United States?
Definition
the Supreme Court
Term
How many justices are on the Supreme Court?
Definition
Nine (9)
Term
Who is the Chief Justice of the United States now?
Definition

John Roberts

 

or

 

John G. Roberts, Jr.

Term
Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the federal government. What is one power of the federal government?
Definition
  • to print money
  • to declare war
  • to create an army
  • to make treaties
Term
Under our Constitution, some powers belong to the states. What is one power of the states?
Definition
  • provide schooling and education
  • provide protection (police)
  • provide safety (fire departments)
  • give a driver's license
  • approve zoning and land use
Term
Who is the Governor of your state now?
Definition
Tony Evers
Term
What is the capital of your state?
Definition
Madison
Term
What are two major political parties in the United States?
Definition
Democratic and Republican
Term
What is the political party of the President now?
Definition
Republican
Term
What is the name of the Speaker of the House of Representatives now?
Definition

Paul Ryan

 

or

 

Paul D. Ryan

 

or 

 

Ryan

Term
There are four amendments to the Constitution about who can vote. Describe one of them.
Definition
  • Citizens eighteen (18) and older (can vote).
  • You don't have to pay (a poll tax) to vote.
  • Any citizen can vote. (Women and men can vote).
  • A male citizen of any race (can vote).
Term
What is one responsibility that is only for United States citizens?
Definition
  • serve on a jury
  • vote in a federal election
Term
Name one right only for United States citizens.
Definition
  • vote in a federal election
  • run for a federal office
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