• 1. 
    What historic document is the Bill of Rights a part of?

  • The Constitution
  • The Declaration of Independence
  • The Emancipation Proclamation
  • The Gettysburg Address
  • 2. 
    How many amendments are included in the Bill of Rights?

  • Just the 1st
  • 3
  • 5
  • The first 10
  • 3. 
    Which amendment gives citizens the right to bear arms?

  • The tenth
  • The second
  • The third
  • The fifth
  • 4. 
    Who wrote the amendments that became the Bill of Rights?

  • James Madison
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • George Washington
  • John Adams
  • 5. 
    Which of the following describes the Bill of Rights?

  • A document that protects the freedom of religion and speech.
  • A document that limits the powers and controls of the government.
  • A document that insures the basic freedoms of the citizens of the United States.
  • All of the above.
  • 6. 
    Which amendment guarantees citizens the freedom of religion and the freedom of speech?

  • The second
  • The first
  • The ninth
  • The fifth
  • 7. 
    What right does the fifth amendment protect?

  • Freedom of speech
  • The right to bear arms
  • The right to legal representation
  • The right to choose not to testify against oneself
  • 8. 
    True or False: The ninth amendment states that 100% of the rights of the citizens are called out in the Constitution. That they have no rights beyond what the Constitution says.

  • TRUE
  • 9. 
    According to the tenth amendment, who gets all of the powers that are not specifically called out in the Constitution?

  • The Supreme Court
  • The people and the states
  • The President
  • The Congress
  • 10. 
    What are some documents that the writers used to base the Bill of Rights off of?

  • The Emancipation Proclamation, the Magna Carta, and the Articles of the Confederation
  • The Articles of the Confederation, the Gettysburg Address, and the English Rights Law
  • The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Magna Carta
  • The Magna Carta, the Virginia Declaration of Rights, and the English Bill of Rights
Report Question