Name _________________
Date ______/______/_____
S.S. Period ________
Constitutional Amendments Scavenger Hunt
Directions. With a partner, use the Constitutional Amendments beginning on page 117 in
the “We the People” book to correctly answer the following questions.
1. _______________
The Bill of Rights consists of how many amendments?
2. _______________
Which amendment deals with the right to bear arms?
3. _______________
This amendment outlaws cruel and unusual punishment.
4. Which of the following is NOT a part of the first Amendment?
a.)freedom of religion b.)trial by jury c.)right to assembly
d.)right to petition
5. _______________
“The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights,
shall not be construed to deny or disparage other retained by the people” is which
6. Which of the following is NOT in the Bill of Rights?
a.) no excessive bail
b.) no unreasonable search and seizure
c.)right to counsel
d.) income tax
7. _______________
Which amendments says that the rights not listed in the Bill
of Rights are reserved to the states or to the people?
8. _______________
What year was the Bill of Rights law?
9. ________________
What monetary figure is listed in the seventh amendments
which the right to a trial by jury shall be preserved?
10. _______________
Which amendment says that no solider shall be quartered in
a house without permission of the residents?
How many rights are Americans granted in the First
12. ________________
Which Constitutional Amendment protects Americans
against “unreasonable searches and seizures”?
13. What does the Eighth Amendment prohibit?
a.) unreasonable search and seizure b.) The quartering of soldiers in private homes
religious prosecution
d.) excessive bail and cruel and unusual punishment
14. _________________
In what year did the 15th Amendment guarantee voting
rights to people regardless of race, color or creed?
15. What is guaranteed by the second amendment?
a.) the right to a speedy trial
b.)the right to keep and bear arms
c.)the right to peaceable assemble d.) the right to the assistance of counsel at trial
16. _________________
Which constitutional amendment guarantees the right to
17. When people “plead the 5th” what right are they invoking?
a.) the right to petition the government for redress of grievances
b.) the right to a speedy trial
c.) the right to not be a witness against themselves
d.) the right to a trial by jury
18. _________________
According to the 10th Amendment, who has the powers
under the Constitution not given to the federal government?
19. _________________
“The right of citizens of the US to vote shall not be denied
or abridged by the US or by any state on account of sex”, is found in what amendment?
20. Explain the difference between the 18th and 21st Amendments.
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