The Constitution Day Super-Quiz

Test your knowledge of our supreme law of the land with our Constitution Super-Quiz.

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It’s Constitution Day! Celebrated every Sept. 17, this holiday commemorates the 1787 signing of our law of the land. Over the years, we’ve shared lots of Constitution-related stuff, including a closer look at the Preamble and our Constitution on Film viewing guide. Constitution Day is an opportunity to reflect on the 4,543 words that outline and guarantee our freedoms, and to discuss the document’s essential role in keeping our democracy durable. And then, when you’re done with all that, you can take this quiz.
(But if you want to take the quiz right away, we won’t tell.)

THE CIVIC NEBRASKA 2023 CONSTITUTION DAY SUPER-QUIZ 

1) Which state was the first to ratify the U.S. Constitution?
a. New York
b. Virginia
c. Delaware
d. Confusion
2) What is the significance of the case Marbury v. Madison (1803) in relation to the Constitution?
a. It established the principle of judicial review
b. It clarified the process of presidential impeachment
c. It expanded the powers of Congress
d. It affirmed the right to three new Marvel movies every year
3) Which amendment to the Constitution granted women the right to vote?
a. Nineteenth Amendment
b. Eighteenth Amendment
c. Twenty-First Amendment
d. Fifth Element
4) How many times can a person be elected President of the United States, according to the 22nd Amendment?
a. Two times
b. Three times
c. Four times
d. All hail our eternal lifetime ruler
5) Which part of the Constitution outlines the process for amending it?
a. Article I
b. Article V
c. Article III
d. Lil Nas X
6) Who was the President of the Constitutional Convention in 1787?
a. Thomas Jefferson
b. John Adams
c. George Washington
d. Lin-Manuel Miranda
7) What does the “Supremacy Clause” in Article VI of the Constitution establish?
a. The President’s authority over Congress
b. The authority of the Supreme Court over state laws
c. The power of Congress to override a presidential veto
d. Motown Records
8) Which amendment to the Constitution guarantees the right to a speedy and public trial by an impartial jury?
a. Fourth Amendment
b. Fifth Amendment
c. Sixth Amendment
d. Twelve Angry Men
9) In the event that the President of the United States cannot discharge their duties, which part of the Constitution outlines the line of presidential succession?
a. Article I
b. 25th Amendment
c. Article III
d. The Bourne Identity
10) How many total amendments to the U.S. Constitution have been proposed and sent to the states for ratification (including those that have been ratified)?
a. 33
b. 27
c. 40
d. 1776

ANSWERS TO THE CONSTITUTION SUPER-QUIZ

1) c. Delaware
2) a. It established the principle of judicial review
3) a. Nineteenth Amendment
4) a. Two times
5) b. Article V
6) c. George Washington
7) b. The authority of the Supreme Court over state laws
8) c. Sixth Amendment
9) b. 25th Amendment
10) a. 33

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