|Unit 4/5 Government Test
These questions are 4 points each
1. Which of the following is not a qualification for U.S. citizenship?
A. person must prove they can read, write, and speak English
B. person must have entered the country legally
C. person must pass a drivers education course
D. person must prove basic knowledge of U.S history and government
2. Which court decision allowed for students to be searched without probable cause?
A. Miranda vs. Arizona
B. Woodson vs. N.C
C. Grutter vs. Bollinger
D. New Jersey vs. T.L.O
3. Which of the following cases has nothing to do with affirmative action?
A. Gratz vs. Bollinger
B. University of California vs. Bakke
C. Hazelwood vs. Kuhlmeier
D. Grutter vs. Bollinger
4. The ___________________ decision overturned Plessy vs. Ferguson.
A. Wisconsin vs. Yoder
B. Brown vs. Board of Education
C. Oregon vs. Smith
D. Texas vs. Johnson
5. Which of the following is not an element of a contract?
Please write the full word
These questions are worth 2 points each
6. The Sunshine Act states that evidence illegally obtained can’t be used in court
7. County of Allegheny vs. ACLU established a three prong test to determine if a piece of work is obscene
8. Texas vs. Johnson outlawed flag burning.
9. The establishment clause can be found in the 1st amendment of the U.S. Constitution
10. A gag order is issued when a judge feels like press coverage will interfere with a defendant’s right to a fair trial
11. The dissenting opinion is written by justices who agree with the ruling of the majority but for different reasons
12. Hazelwood vs. Kuhlmeier ruled that a students free press rights could restricted in school newspapers.
13. The Dred Scott precedent was overturned by the passing of the 14th amendment to the Constitution.
14. According to the Tinker case, students can lose their freedom of expression rights at the school house door.
15. Aliens living in the United States get to use public facilities and attend public schools
Please identify eight of the twelve possible identifications
These questions will will be 5 points each
Reynolds vs. United States Double Jeopardy
Gideon vs. Wainwright Lawrence vs. Texas
Woodson vs. North Carolina New York Times Co. vs. Sullivan
Miranda vs. Arizona Affirmative Action
Exclusionary Rule Oregon vs. Smith
Fully respond to the following short answer questions.
These questions will be 10 points each
24. What is the difference between a tort and a crime? Give an example of one (the same) act that could be considered a tort and a crime.
25. War creates tension in a democracy between the need to maintain individual rights and the need to implement strong measures to protect the nation’s security. The USA Patriot Act passed quickly through Congress in response to the attacks on 9/11. What does this allow federal agencies to do? Do you agree or disagree with the act? Defend your opinion.