Social Studies Practice Test -Set 15 1. Which level of government regulates drivers’ licenses?A.countyB.stateC.municipalD.federalQuestion 1 of 20 2. Anyone can propose an amendment to the Constitution and be heard in Congress.A.TrueB.FalseQuestion 2 of 20 3. How many states must approve an amendment to the Constitution?A.35%B.75%C.50%D.100%Question 3 of 20 4. Where was the Constitution signed?A.New YorkB.Washington D.C.C.VirginiaD.PhiladelphiaQuestion 4 of 20 5. The Bill of Rights is composed of …A.the first 10 amendmentsB.27 Constitutional AmendmentsC.15 Constitutional AmendmentsD.the first 3 amendmentsQuestion 5 of 20 6. The increase in technology has also increased the existence of world competition.A.TrueB.FalseC.It dependsD.It's not clearQuestion 6 of 20 7. The Constitution uses the idea of a ... legislature, meaning that it has two branchesA.it dependsB.congressionalC.dualD.bicameralQuestion 7 of 20 8. Elections to federal and state office involveA.a two-step process: the nomination and election B.just the nominationC.just the election D.I don't know Question 8 of 20 9. The following passage is from an opinion announcement of the U.S. Supreme Court. According to this passage, what action did the Supreme Court find constitutional? A.The death penalty may be imposed on both adults and juveniles.B.It's not clear.C.The death penalty may be imposed only on adults.D.The death penalty may be imposed on neither adults nor juveniles.Question 9 of 20 10. Which of the following is NOT considered to be a cause of the Great Depression?A.The stock market crash B.World War II C.The failure of banks D.The poor monetary policies of the Federal Reserve Question 10 of 20 11. September 11. Why did the terrorists attack the World Trade Center and the Pentagon?A.Because these were symbols of American power. B.Because they couldn’t reach to other places.C.Because they wanted to destroy the United States militarily.D.I don't know.Question 11 of 20 12. The first governing document of the United States was the ...A.Articles of ConfederationB.Bill of RightsC.ConstitutionD.Treaty of ParisQuestion 12 of 20 13. The statement is part of the Preamble of the U.S. Constitution. Identify how today’s political system follows the purposes of government found in the Preamble of the U.S. Constitution. "We the People of the United States... do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America."A.The President enacts policies.B.Voters elect Congress members. C.The Electoral College elects Congress. D.Congress enforces policies.Question 13 of 20 14. Which of the following statements applies to the United States Bill of Rights?A.It is composed of the first 10 amendments to the U.S. ConstitutionB.It gave African-Americans citizenship rights and equal protection under the lawC.It abolished slavery and freed all slavesD.none of the aboveQuestion 14 of 20 15. The United States Bill of Rights guarantees which of the following rights of individual people?A.freedom of religionB.freedom of speechC.public trial before an impartial juryD.all of the aboveQuestion 15 of 20 16. Which branch of the federal government makes laws?A.executiveB.legislativeC.judicialD.none of the aboveQuestion 16 of 20 17. What has been one long-term result of the constitutional protection of free speech?A.fewer court cases involving minorsB.fewer laws limiting minority rightsC. a more informed societyD. a more accurate electionQuestion 17 of 20 18. Since the year 1990-1991, the number of students graduating from public high schools has increased. Public high schools receive funds from federal and state governments. Analyze the given data in the following graph and predict how increasing graduation rates could be connected with other U.S. policy objectives. Which long-term U.S. domestic policy objective is reflected in the following graph? A.career preparation B.physical fitness C.racial equalityD.public safetyQuestion 18 of 20 19. Weather is defined as ...A.the state of the atmosphere B.response to seasonal changesC.the presence of severe stormsD.the temperature at a specific time Question 19 of 20 20. After World War I, what did the U.S. government hope to achieve by lending money to Germany?A.political and economic stability in EuropeB. technological and military assistance from Europe C.investments for United States industriesD.It's not clearQuestion 20 of 20 Loading... This test is a part of our GED Social Studies Practice Test module. Last Updated on October 12, 2021.