Social Studies Practice Test -Set 15

1. Which level of government regulates drivers’ licenses?
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2. Anyone can propose an amendment to the Constitution and be heard in Congress.
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3. How many states must approve an amendment to the Constitution?
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4. Where was the Constitution signed?
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5. The Bill of Rights is composed of …
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6. The increase in technology has also increased the existence of world competition.
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7. The Constitution uses the idea of a ... legislature, meaning that it has two branches
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8. Elections to federal and state office involve
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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?

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10. Which of the following is NOT considered to be a cause of the Great Depression?
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September 11. Why did the terrorists attack the World Trade Center and the Pentagon?

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12. The first governing document of the United States was the ...
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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."
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14. Which of the following statements applies to the United States Bill of Rights?
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15. The United States Bill of Rights guarantees which of the following rights of individual people?
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16. Which branch of the federal government makes laws?
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17. What has been one long-term result of the constitutional protection of free speech?
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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?

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19. Weather is defined as ...
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20. After World War I, what did the U.S. government hope to achieve by lending money to Germany?
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This test is a part of our GED Social Studies Practice Test module.

Last Updated on October 12, 2021.