Bill of Rights Quiz

What you don't know CAN hurt you!


Question 1: Under freedom of assembly, is a person allowed to block the access to an abortion clinic?
Yes
No

Question 2: Under freedom of religion, can a parent deny medical treatment to a dependant child?
Yes
No

Question 3: Under freedom of religion, can a person refuse to serve in the military if he/she is a pacifist?
Yes
No

Question 4: Does separation of church and state prevent students from having a Bible club in a public school outside of school hours?

Yes
No

Question 5: Does separation of church and state prohibit the use of tax money to finance private, church related schools?

Yes
No

Question 6: Does separation of church and state prohibit students from being asked to routinely recite a prescribed prayer in a public school?

Yes
No

Question 7: Does separation of church and state prohibit public schools from having a "moment of silence" during which students may pray if they choose?
Yes
No

Question 8: Does separation of church and state prohibit weekday religious education from being held in the school building during the school day?
Yes
No

Question 9: Can freedom of press be limited in cases of national security?
Yes
No

Question 10: Is a person allowed to criticize public officials either in speech or press?
Yes
No

Question 11: Is the right to bear arms totally unlimited by the second amendment?
Yes
No

Question 12: Can US citizens ever be required to house soldiers in their homes?
Yes
No

Question 13: Does a law enforcement officer have to have a search warrant in absolutely all cases of search and seizure?
Yes
No

Question 14: Is indictment by a grand jury required in criminal cases before a person can be brought to trial?
Yes
No

Question 15: Is it ever possible for a person to be tried twice for the same offense? (same incident)
Yes
No

Question 16: Can a person be forced to testify against himself/herself?
Yes
No

Question 17: Can life, liberty, or property be taken away under any circumstances?
Yes
No

Question 18: Can private property be taken for public use against the wishes of the property owner?
Yes
No

Question 19: If a person cannot afford a lawyer, do they have to go to trial without one?
Yes
No

Question 20: Does a person have the right to be confronted by the witnesses against him/her?
Yes
No

Question 21: Can a person demand a jury trial in most civil cases?
Yes
No

Question 22: Can a person be denied a jury trial in a criminal case?
Yes
No

Question 23: Have all forms of capital punishment been ruled "cruel and unusual?"
Yes
No

Question 24: Does a person charged with a crime have to remain in jail until the trial in all cases?
Yes
No



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