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Constitution Quiz

by Damon Huss

Back in March, I wrote about civic ignorance in the news and included links to a couple of civic-knowledge quizzes. The Christian Science Monitor also has the online How Much Do You Know About the U.S. Constitution? quiz. There are 15 questions, some surprisingly easy, others surprisingly hard.

Sample question:

1. Which of these famous phrases is found in the US Constitution?

     A. “With a firm reliance on the protection of divine providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.”

     B. “That government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.”

     C. “We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union…”

     D. “We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal….”