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assumed by any natuional government of a sovereign state

- concurrent powers
- reserved powers
- expressed powers
- implied powers
- inherent powers
inherent powers
written in the Constitution

- concurrent powers
- reserved powers
- expressed powers
- implied powers
- inherent powers
expressed powers
not given to the national government

- concurrent powers
- reserved powers
- expressed powers
- implied powers
- inherent powers
reserved powers
shared by both the states and national government

- concurrent powers
- reserved powers
- expressed powers
- implied powers
- inherent powers
concurrent powers
suggested but not stated in the Constitution

- concurrent powers
- reserved powers
- expressed powers
- implied powers
- inherent powers
implied powers
Which is an exclusive power of the national government?

- acquire territory
- borrow money
- start a police force
- regulate elections
acquire territory
Which has the power to admit new states to the Union?

- the President
- the Supreme Court
- state governors
- Congress
Congress
The federal government has responsibility for foreign affairs and the states have responsibility for setting up schools. What is the name for this division of powers?

- separation of powers
- federalism
- divisionalism
- discrimination
federalism
Local governments in this country get their powers from whcih of the following?

- their states
- local officials
- the governor
- members of Congress
their states
What is meant by a republican form of government?

- federalism
- a representative government
- a national government
- a unitary government
a representative government
A state cannot make a treaty with another nation but it can make which of the following?

- an extradition request
- an interstate compact
- an executive agreemenet
- war
an interstate compact
Which of the following powers can the National Government legally exercise?

- powers not granted to the States
- expressed, implied and inherent powers
- delegated and reserved powers
- expressed powers only
expressed, implied, and inherent powers
The Full Faith and Credit Clause of the Constitution provides that:

- agreements made between the States must first be approved by Congress
- State laws and court decisions must generally be honored by other States
- Congress may not pass laws that conflict with State laws
- State laws must be uniform
State laws and court decisions must generally be honored by other States
Why are powers divided between the national and state governments?

- to make government larger
- to prevent the abuse of power
- so states can make decisions
- to help increase employment
to prevent the abuse of power
According to the Constitution, which is the national government obligated to do for the states?

- provide national parks
- provide jobs to all citizens
- protect state boundaries
- build roads and bridges
protect state boundaries
Which usually must approve interstate compacts?

- the President's Cabinet
- all 50 states
- the Supreme Court
- Congress
Congress
Who is responsible for returning a fugitive from justice to the state in whcih the crime was committed?

- state senators
- federal courts
- governors
- prison systems
governors
Which guarantees that when a man and woman are married in one state their marriage is legal in all other states?

- Full Faith and Credit Clause
- Privileges and Immunities Clause
- Necessary and Proper Clause
- Supremacy Clause
Full Faith and Credit Clause
Which of the following is a power the Constitution expressly denies to the national government?

- the power to deport aliens
- the power to coin money
- the power to levy duties or tax exports
- the power to creat a school system
the power to levy duties and tax exports
According to the Constitution, which powers are reserved for the States?

- any powers the States choose to claim for themselves
- only those powers explicitly granted to the States in the Constitution
- any powers not granted to the National Government and not denied to the States
- any powers granted by Congress in the course of regular legislation
any powers not granted to the National Government and not denied to the States
An enabling act directs any area desiring Statehood to

- prepare a constitution
- give up its territory
- submit the act to a popular vote
- become an organized territory
prepare a constitution
Citizens who commit a crime in one State and then flee to another State to escape prosecution are to be returned to the original State under

- extradition
- any interstate compact involving all 50 States
- the Full Faith and Credit Clause
- the Privileges and Immunities Clause
extradition
The Constitution requires the National Government to guarantee

- an equal number of representatives for every State
- schools for every community
- block grants to every State
- a republican form of government for every State
a republican form of government for every State
Funds given to a State by the National Government with special condittions or rules attached are examples of

- block grants
- revenue sharing
- categorical grants
- project grants
categorical grants
Local governments derive their power from

- the Constitution and federal laws
- State constitutions and State laws
- city and county governments
- both State constitutions and the National Government
State constitutions and State laws
the obligation of the National Government to protect the States against invasion indirectly arose because the new Constitution

- required the States to give up their war-making powers
- established a federal system
- forbid State militias
- denied all powers to the States
forbid State militias