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1.

Which clause in the Constitution assures that the decisions and acts of one state will be respected in other states?

A. Elastic Clause

B. Full Faith and Credit Clause

C. Due Process Clause

D. Extradition Clause

2.

If a person commits a crime in one state and is caught in another state, which of the following must occur in order to return the suspect to the state of the crime?

A. extradition

B. consolidation

C. plea bargain

D. continuation

3.

When citizens propose laws or changes in state constitutions, it is called __________.

A. legislating

B. lobbying

C. lollygagging

D. initiative

4.

The state official with powers similar to those of the President is the __________.

A. state senator

B. attorney general

C. governor

D. ombudsman

5.

Court cases that deal with an individual breaking a law are called __________.

A. criminal cases

B. civil cases

C. misdemeanors

D. municipal cases

6.

Court cases that deal with disputes between people or businesses are called __________.

A. criminal cases

B. civil cases

C. misdemeanors

D. municipal cases

7.

Regulations or laws passed by local lawmaking groups are called __________.

A. charters

B. municipalities

C. townships

D. ordinances

8.

The act of citizens removing an elected official from office before the next election is called a __________.

A. recall

B. referendum

C. proposition

D. None of the above

9.

Which of the following is/are used by most states to select judges?

A. popular election

B. legislative appointment

C. governor appoints

D. All of the above

10.

The chief executive of many cities/towns is the __________.

A. mayor

B. councilperson

C. attorney

D. city boss

11.

Which of the following is the only example of a unicameral legislature?

A. New Jersey

B. Oklahoma

C. Rhode Island

D. Nebraska

12.

Turnover is high in most state legislatures because of ______________.

A. low pay

B. lack of time

C. lack of adequate support staffs

D. All of the above

13.

Which state official assumes the power of governor when the governor is out of the state?

A. attorney general

B. lieutenant governor

C. secretary of state

D. state senator

14.

The highest court in each state is called that state's __________.

A. Supreme Court

B. Appeals Court

C. General Court

D. Upper Court

15.

Which of the following are the largest, generally, in terms of population and geographic size?

A. precincts

B. villages

C. townships

D. counties

16.

Which of the following terms also means money or public funds?

A. grants

B. property

C. revenue

D. appeals

17.

Money given to states by the federal government to use for the public good is called __________.

A. taxes

B. revenue

C. grants

D. commissions

18.

Which of the following city government plans is the most common in the United States?

A. mayor-council

B. council-manager

C. commission

D. None of the above

19.

Which process of selecting state judges is the least political?

A. gubernatorial appointment

B. plea bargaining

C. popular election

D. the Missouri Plan

20.

One way of easing the problems population shifts have caused county government is _________.

A. overlapping jurisdictions

B. city-county consolidation

C. revenue sharing

D. school unity

21.

In 1896, the Supreme Court of the United States said that segregation of the races was legal in which of the following court cases?

A. Brown v. Topeka

B. Roe v. Wade

C. Lewis v. Martin

D. Plessy v. Ferguson

22.

Which court case reversed the "separate but equal" ruling?

A. Brown v. Board of Education

B. Plessy v. Ferguson

C. Vern v. Duba

D. Marbury v. Madison

23.

Which of the following lawyers was involved in the Brown decision and later became the first African American to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court?

A. Jim Crow

B. Lyndon Johnson

C. W.E.B. Du Bois

D. Thurgood Marshall

24.

Bringing different races together in public schools is called __________.

A. school consolidation

B. school unity

C. school segregation

D. school desegregation

25.

What is a unicameral?

A. a one-house legislature

B. a one candidate election

C. the first step in the legislative process

D. the first step in a referendum

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    I refuse to do your homework for you......in the time you took to type all this out, you could have googled everything and been DONE with it!

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    4 years ago

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