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Constitution Day

Sep 13 2010
Instructions
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September 17th is Constitution Day in the United States, the anniversary of the day in 1787 when the delegates to the U.S. Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution. Can you choose the right answers to the following questions?


  1. The right to an education is:
    A.

    Guaranteed by the U. S. Constitution in the form in which it was first ratified

    B.

    Guaranteed by the Bill of Rights

    C.

    Not guaranteed or even mentioned in the Constitution or any amendment


  2. The shortest written constitution of any country in the world is that of:
    A.

    United States

    B.

    Lithuania

    C.

    Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea)


  3. The first modern democratic written constitution was that of:
    A.

    United Kingdom

    B.

    France

    C.

    United States


  4. Connecticut is called "the Constitution State" because:
    A.

    It adopted its own constitution before any other written constitution in America.

    B.

    It was one of the first states to ratify the United States Constitution.

    C.

    Its members of Congress were especially supportive of efforts to establish a national "Constitution Day."