Questions for Basics of American Government Test Fall 2007 1. The Constitution is the supreme law of the land. In what year did it take effect? 2. Prior to the ratification of the Constitution, the colonies were held together under what governing document? 3. The authors of The Federalist Papers used a pseudonym? What was it? 4. How many Federalist Papers were there? 5. The Federalist Papers were written by three people. Name them. 6. What is bicameralism? 7. The Constitution has been amended how many times? 8. The first 10 amendments to the Constitution are referred to as what? 9. Article I of the Constitution outlines the powers and organization of what branch of government? 10. The U.S. House of Representatives has how many members? 11. Each member of the House of Representatives represents a district comprised by approximately how many people? 12. The U.S. Senate has how many members? 13. Massachusetts sends how many members to the U.S. House of Representatives?
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course POLISCI 101 taught by Professor Laraja during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).