Social Studies Test Set 12 1. George Washington was the first president of the United States.A.TrueB.FalseQuestion 1 of 10 2. Which statement about life in the American colonies is an opinion?A.Farmers in the southern American colonies grew tobacco.B.Life was difficult for all settlers in the American colonies.C.England imposed laws and taxes on the American colonists.D.The Jamestown settlement in the Colony of Virginia was the first permanent English settlement in the Americas.Question 2 of 10 3. In the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution, what is the meaning of the phrase “We the People”?A.The people express their will through political parties.B.The people express their will by directly creating laws.C.The government receives taxes from the people and exists to support them.D.Government receives its power from the people and exists to serve them.Question 3 of 10 4. Which individual protection is found in the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution?A.forced internment B.privacy rightsC.property rights D.civil disobedienceQuestion 4 of 10 5. Which part of the U.S. Constitution states the six purposes of government?A.Bill of RightsB.Article IVC.PreambleD.Article IQuestion 5 of 10 6. Which level of government regulates drivers’ licenses?A.federalB.municipalC.countyD.stateQuestion 6 of 10 7. Which statement about George Washington is an opinion?A.George Washington was the greatest leader in American history. B.George Washington was a soldier.C.George Washington is known as the “Father of our Country.”Question 7 of 10 8. The statement below is from a historical document. 'We the People of the United States... do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.'How is this statement reflected in the modern American political system?A.Voters elect Congress members.B.The Electoral College elects Congress.C.Congress enforces policies.D.The president enacts policies.Question 8 of 10 9. What check does the U.S. Senate have on the president?A.overriding vetoesB.appointing judgesC.declaring laws unconstitutionalD.refusing to confirm appointmentsQuestion 9 of 10 10. Which branch of the federal government makes laws?A.legislativeB.judicialC.executiveD.PresidentQuestion 10 of 10 Loading... Take another Social Studies practice test This test is a part of our GED Social Studies Practice Test module. Last Updated on October 12, 2021.