Trivia Answers – April 2017 Newsletter

1. According to Article II, Section 2, Clause 2 of the U.S. Constitution, does the President have the sole power to negotiate and sign a treaty? a.   Yes b.   No, the President must have the advice and consent of two-thirds of the Senate. c.   No, both the House and Senate must approve. 2. Which branch of government can impeach the President? a.   Executive b.   Legislative c.   Judicial 3. According to the Constitution, what is treason against the United States? a.   Refusing to pay taxes b.   Levying war against the U.S., adhering to the enemy, or giving them aid or comfort c.   Refusing to join the armed forces 4. Is a Constitutional amendment submitted to the President? a.   Yes b.   No 5. Which Constitutional amendment protects Americans’ right to privacy? Hint: The Amendment guarantees,“The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.” a.   Second Amendment b.   Fourth Amendment c.   Eighth Amendment 6. Which number series represents the individuals in each of the three branches of U.S. government (legislative, judicial and executive)? a.   535, 9, 1 b.   435, 5, 3 c.   250, 11, 5 7. The current Congress (2017-2018) is referred to as the 115th Congress and first convened on Jan. 3, 2017. a.   True b.   False