Are You A Constitutional Expert?

The Constitution is the foundation of American democracy, yet few citizens really know this document or its history by heart. Think you're a constitutional expert? Take this historical journey to find out!
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How many words make up the main body of the constitution?
4,400
300
1,300
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Which national holiday did George Washington proclaim should honor the Constitution?
Fourth of July
Thanksgiving
Christmas
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How many US presidents signed the Constitution?
2
4
6
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True or false: The word 'democracy' never actually appears in the Constitution.
True
False
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Where was the Constitution written?
Philadelphia
Boston
Washington D.C.
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Who is known as the 'Father of the Constitution?'
George Washington
James Madison
Benjamin Franklin
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Who has the final authority to interpret the Constitution?
The president
The supreme court
Congress
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How many articles does the Constitution contain?
11
7
5
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Which of the following is not part of the Bill of Rights?
Freedom of the press
Right to bear arms
Voting rights to African Americans
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True or false: The Constitution originally did not start with the famous line, "We the People of the United States…
True
False
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Who is responsible for making US laws, according to the Constitution?
Congress
The president
The supreme court
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What document did the Constitution replace?
The Constitutional Papers
The Articles of the Confederation
The Treaty of Versailles
Result
Uh-oh, it appears as if we have a bit of a constitutional crisis on our hands! Though you may claim to know this important document better than most, you've still got a lot to learn before you can call yourself a true patriot. Better luck next time!!

C+, Constitutional Crisis

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Every American should know these basic constitutional facts, but sadly, most of them do not! Luckily, you're not one to turn a blind eye to history or the truth. You have some serious constitutional clarity! Not only do you know this document well, but you know the history that came before and after.

B+, Constitutional Clarity

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To say you know the Constitution would be a total understatement! You're practically a constitutional genius. While many Americans claim to know this important foundation of our democracy, you actually do. You can walk the walk when it comes to this seriously important document.

A+, Constitutional Genius

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1
How many words make up the main body of the constitution?
4,400
300
1,300
2
Which national holiday did George Washington proclaim should honor the Constitution?
Fourth of July
Thanksgiving
Christmas
3
How many US presidents signed the Constitution?
2
4
6
4
True or false: The word 'democracy' never actually appears in the Constitution.
True
False
5
Where was the Constitution written?
Philadelphia
Boston
Washington D.C.
6
Who is known as the 'Father of the Constitution?'
George Washington
James Madison
Benjamin Franklin
7
Who has the final authority to interpret the Constitution?
The president
The supreme court
Congress
8
How many articles does the Constitution contain?
11
7
5
9
Which of the following is not part of the Bill of Rights?
Freedom of the press
Right to bear arms
Voting rights to African Americans
10
True or false: The Constitution originally did not start with the famous line, "We the People of the United States…
True
False
11
Who is responsible for making US laws, according to the Constitution?
Congress
The president
The supreme court
12
What document did the Constitution replace?
The Constitutional Papers
The Articles of the Confederation
The Treaty of Versailles