MCQs Of History Of USA – Part II
1-Article One is the _________ article and cannot be __________.
2-Constitution of USA consists of a __________ and _________ articles.
3-By Rigid means that US Constitution cannot be ___________ by the Congress by the ordinary procedure.
4-The amendment procedure of the US Constitution is a _________ step process.
5-For proposal of the amendment it is necessary that either ____________ of both the houses shall propose amendment to constitution or on the application of legislatures of __________ states shall call a convention for proposing amendment.
Two-Third (67%), Two-Third (67%)
6-Only __________ and ____________ can propose amendment to constitution.
7-For ratification it is necessary that the amendment shall either be ratified by the legislatures of ____________ of all states or by the convention of ___________ of states.
Three-Fourth (75%), Three-Fourth (75%)
8-The American constitution establishes the ________ sovereignty of the people which means that in US the _________ rule.
9-In United States ____________ is the parliament which consists of _______ houses.
10-The two houses of Congress are _____________ and _________________.
Lower House, Upper House
11-Lower House is also called as ___________.
House of Representatives
12-Upper House is also called as ____________.
13-The House of Representatives has _________ members who are elected for a period of _______ years on __________ basis.
435, Two, Population
14-In House of Representatives, the state of _________ has highest number of seats which are _________.
15-The member of Senate are elected by the ___________.
16-Each state has _________ senators.
17-Senators are elected for a period of ___________ years.
18-The total number of senators is ___________.
19-In US, Congress has the power to __________ while President has the power to _________.
Make Law, Enforce/Execute and Administer Law
20-According to Article 1 of the US Constitution, federal government has jurisdiction over ________ matters and the residuary powers are vested in ___________.
Eighteen (18), States
21-US Constitution provides for a ________ form of government.
22-President is elected for a period of _________ years.
23-President of the USA is _________ to Congress and __________ Congress.
Not answerable, Cannot dissolve
24-Article ______ of the US Constitution provides the powers, process of election and other matters related to president.
25-US constitution calls for a _________ system.
26-Republican system means _________.
A form of government in which power of sovereignty vested in people
27-According to US Constitution, every American citizen has _________ citizenship.
28-Every American citizen is first of all the citizen of ________ and secondly he is the citizen of that _______ in which he lives.
29-In a Confederate government, the ultimate power resides in _______ ________ governments. The central government has only as much power as ________ are willing to give to it.
Regional and Local, Local governments
30-In a Federate government, the ultimate powers resides in ___________ government.
31-The constitution of USA was signed by the Constitutional Convention on ____________.
September 17, 1787
32-Among the initial thirteen states of the USA, _____________ was the last state that ratified the constitution.
33-Rhode Island ratified the constitution of USA on _________.
May 29, 1790
34-Anti-Fedralists were a group of people who were opposing the creation of a _________ type of government.
35-The most influential figures that the Anti-Federalists included were ________, _________ and _________.
Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, George Mason
36-In opposition to Anti-Federalists were _________.
37-Federalists were in favour of a strong _________ government.
38-The most influential figures that the Federalists included were ________, __________, ___________ and ___________.
James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington
39-Federalists favoured the idea of entrusting the administration to men of _____________.
Principle and property
40-Anti-Federalists were in favour of entrusting the administration to ________ people.
41-The most famous example of Federalist doctrine is ____________.
The Federalist Papers
42-The Federalist Papers were a collection of ________ essay written by __________, _________ and __________.
85, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay
43-Federalists wanted representation to the Congress be in proportion of ________ of the states.
44-Anti-Federalists on the other hand wanted the representation to Congress be on _______ basis.
45-The first ten (10) amendments made to the US Constitution are also called as _________.
Bill of Rights
46-The Bill of Rights was ratified by the US Congress in ___________.
47-The period in American history from roughly 1789 – 1801 is commonly called as ____________.
48-The period in American history ranging from 1789 – 1801 is called Federalist Era because during this time __________ was dominant in American politics.
49-The Anti-Federalist Party was also known as ___________.
50-Republican Party was created in _______ by ______ after he resigned from Washington’s cabinet.
1793, Thomas Jefferson
51-The United States first National Bank was established in _______ after Congress grant it a _______ years charter.
1791, Twenty (20)
52-George Washington remained president of USA for ______ terms from ________ to _______.
Two, 1789, 1797
53-After the adaptation of constitution, the first Congress was convened in _________ in ________.
New York City, March 1789
54-Congress created a court system with the _______ Act of _____.
55-Congress created the first cabinet in US history in _______.
56-In Washington’s cabinet, Secretary of state was ________.
57-________ was secretary of treasure in Washington’s cabinet.
58-George Washington appointed __________ as secretary of war during his presidency.
59-Edmund Randolph was _______ during Washington’s two terms of presidency.
60-________ led the group that drafted the first 10 amendments to the Constitution.
61-In _________ farmers of __________ began a violent protest which is commonly known as _________.
July 1794, Western Pennsylvania, Whiskey Rebellion
62-Whiskey Rebellion was started by the farmers against Hamilton’s _________ on domestically produced __________.
1791 excise tax, Whiskey
63-The state of Vermont was admitted to the Union in ________.
64-Kentucky was admitted to the Union in _______.
65-The state of Tennessee became part of the Union in ___________.
66-John Jay negotiated ______ treaty in ______ with ______ which resulted in the removal of British troops from American land.
Jay’s Treaty, 1795, Britain
67-Thomas Pinckney negotiated __________ in ___________ with ________ which granted US access to Mississippi River and removed troops from American land.
The Treaty Of San Lorenzo, 1795, Spain
68-Washington’s two terms office serving tradition became law with the ratification of ________ amendment in _______.
69-George Washington was born on _________ in ________.
22 February 1732, Virginia
70-Washington joined the militia of Virginia as an _________ at the age of _______.
Adjutant General, 21
71-George Washington became the member of the Virginia House of Burgesses in _______.
72-George Washington became the president of USA in _______.
73-Along with George Washington _________ became the first vice-president of USA.
74-Gorge Washington died on ________ of fever.
November 14, 1799
76-John Adams was born on _________ in ___________.
19th October 1735, Massachusetts
77-John Adams became second president of the USA in __________.
78-Before becoming the first vice-president of USA, John Adams served as ________ to Great Britain.
79-John Adams died on __________.
July 4, 1826
80-John Adams served the office of US president for _____ term only.
81-Thomas Jefferson was born on ___________ in __________.
13th April 1743, Virginia
82-Thomas Jefferson became the Unites States first Secretary of State in _______.
83-Thomas Jefferson held the office of Secretary of State from _________ to _______.
84-Before becoming the Secretary of State, Thomas Jefferson served the office of _________ to France.
85-Thomas Jefferson became the second vice president of USA in __________.
86-Thomas Jefferson became the third president of USA in _____________.
87-Thomas Jefferson founded the University of ___________.
88-Thomas Jefferson was died at the age of 83 on _________.
July 4, 1826
89-Thomas Jefferson was the author of ____________.
Declaration Of Independence
90-USA purchased the territory of Louisiana on __________ for a price of _________ dollars.
30th April 1803, 1.5 million
91-Historians called the war of _______ as Second War for American Independence.
92-US went to war against Britain on ___________ as a result of British harsh behaviour towards US.
June 16, 1812
93-Embargo Act was adopted in ________.
94-The US and British War, that began in 1812 finally came to an end in ________.
95-US – British war of 1812 finally ended with the ___________.
Treaty of Ghent of 1814
96-The Treaty of Ghent was signed in _________ at Christmas Eve in ____________.
August 1814, Ghent (Belgium)
97-Adams-Onis treaty is also known as _______.
98-Florida Treaty was signed in _____________.
99-Holly Alliance was formed in __________.
100-One of the objectives of Holly Alliance was to support ________ in regaining her lost _________ Colonies.
Spain, Latin American