Multiple Choice Questions
1. Greenville College, a public community college, has a policy of admitting only male students. If the
policy is challenged under the 14th Amendment, ________________ scrutiny will be applied.
(a) strict
(b) intermediate
(c) rational
(d) none of the above
Answer: B.
2. You begin work at Everhappy Corp. at the beginning of November. On your second day at work, you
wear a political button on your overcoat, supporting your choice for governor in the upcoming
election. Your boss glances at it and says, “Get that stupid thing out of this office or you’re history,
chump.” Your boss ______________ violated your first amendment rights. After work, you put the
button back on and start walking home. You pass a police officer who blocks your path and says,
"Take off that stupid button or you're going to jail, chump." The officer _____________ violated
your first amendment rights.
(a) has; has
(b) has; has not
(c) has not; has
(d) has not; has not
Answer: C.
3. Which of the following statements accurately describes statutes that Congress and the President may
(a) Statutes must be related to a power listed in Article I, section 8 of the Constitution.
(b) Statutes must not infringe on the liberties in the Bill of Rights
(c) Both A and B
(d) None of the above
Answer: C.
4. Which of the following is true of the origin of judicial review?
(a) It was created by Article II of the Constitution
(b) It was created by Article III of the Constitution
(c) It was created in the case Marbury v. Madison
(d) It was created by the 5th Amendment
(e) It was created by the 14th Amendment
Answer: C.
5. Consider the case Kelo v. City of New London, in which a city with a revitalization plan squared off
against property owners who did not wish to sell their property. The key Constitutional provision
was the takings clause in the _____ Amendment. The Supreme Court decided the city
________________ use eminent domain and take the property from the landowners.
(a) 5th; could
(b) 5th; could not
(c) 14th; could
(d) d. 14th; could not
Answer: A.