U.S. Constitution Quiz: Articles IV-VII

Test your Constitutional knowledge by taking this quiz about Articles IV-VII.

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Test your Constitutional knowledge by taking this quiz about Articles IV-VII.

1. According to Article IV, each state must:

  • Make rules for managing and governing federal lands within its borders.
  • Treat a citizen of another state as it treats its own citizens.
  • Protect another state from foreign invasion.
  • Approve the admission of a new state.

2. According to Article IV, the power to admit new states belongs to:

  • Congress.
  • The states.
  • The President.
  • The Supreme Court.

3. Which of the following does Article IV provide?

  • A government in which voters choose representatives to govern them.
  • Protection from foreign invasion.
  • Protection from domestic violence.
  • All of the above.

4. Which statement is true about amendments?

  • They have the same weight as the original articles of the Constitution.
  • They must be approved by the Supreme Court.
  • There can be no more than 27 amendments.
  • Amendments are easy to add to the Constitution.

5. An amendment may be proposed by a two-thirds vote of:

  • State governors.
  • The President's advisers.
  • The Supreme Court.
  • Both houses of Congress.

6. A proposed amendment may be ratified by three fourths of the:

  • House of Representatives.
  • Federal judges.
  • Senate.
  • State legislatures.

7. According to Article VI, the supreme law of the land is:

  • The Constitution and federal laws.
  • State constitutions and state laws.
  • The constitutions and laws of other nations.
  • Treaties with other countries.

8. Which of the following must state and federal office holders do?

  • Take a religious test.
  • Take an oath to support the Constitution.
  • Pay all their debts.
  • Serve in the military.

9. How many states had to ratify the Constitution before it could go into effect?

  • One state had to ratify.
  • A majority, or seven states, had to ratify.
  • About two thirds, or nine states, had to ratify.
  • All thirteen states had to ratify.

10. If a couple adopts a child in California and moves to Virginia, must Virginia consider the child legally adopted?

  • Yes, because states have to give full faith and credit to the acts of other states.
  • Yes, because the U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the land.
  • No, because each state makes its own laws.
  • No, because there is no mention of adoption in the Constitution.

Your Results:

1. According to Article IV, each state must:
Treat a citizen of another state as it treats its own citizens.

2. According to Article IV, the power to admit new states belongs to:
Congress.

3. Which of the following does Article IV provide?
All of the above.

4. Which statement is true about amendments?
They have the same weight as the original articles of the Constitution.

5. An amendment may be proposed by a two-thirds vote of:
Both houses of Congress.

6. A proposed amendment may be ratified by three fourths of the:
State legislatures.

7. According to Article VI, the supreme law of the land is:
The Constitution and federal laws.

8. Which of the following must state and federal office holders do?
Take an oath to support the Constitution.

9. How many states had to ratify the Constitution before it could go into effect?
About two thirds, or nine states, had to ratify.

10. If a couple adopts a child in California and moves to Virginia, must Virginia consider the child legally adopted?
Yes, because states have to give full faith and credit to the acts of other states.

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