Gender Equity in Sports Exam T2


MULTIPLE CHOICE (all sections):  On your Scantron sheet, please fill in thoroughly the letter of the single best choice.  YOU MAY WRITE ON THIS SHEET, BUT BE SURE TO TURN IT IN.


1.  Who is a Democrat?

A.  Ronald Reagan    B.  Richard Nixon    C.  George Bush    D.  Bill Clinton


2.  The Civil Rights Movement began in what year?

A.  1929    B.  1945    C.  1954   D.  1989


3.  How many amendments are in the Bill of Rights?

A.  5    B.  7    C.  10    D.  13


4.  What is the person filing the complaint in a civil case known as?

A.  accuser    B.  plaintiff    C.  defendant   D.  prosecutor


5.  What position did Earl Warren hold in 1954?

A.  President    B.  Senator   C.  Chief Justice    D.  Representative


6.  What amendment especially guarantees civil liberties and civil rights?

A.  thirteenth    B.  fourteenth    C.  sixteenth    D.   nineteenth


7.  Who resigned due to the Watergate Scandal?

A.  Ronald Reagan    B.  Richard Nixon    C.  George Bush    D.  Bill Clinton


8.  Who had Thurgood Marshall for their lawyer?

A.  Brown    B.  Bakke    C.  Roe    D.  Plessy


9.  What year did the U.S. enter World War I?

A.  1917    B.  1929   C.  1945    D.  1954


10. What was Woodrow Wilson’s slogan?

A.  Great Society    B.  New Deal    C.  New Freedom    D.  New Frontier


11. Roe v. Wade dealt with what issue?

A.  abortion    B.  affirmative action    C.  judicial review   D.  school integration


12. What majority vote from Congress is needed to override a President’s veto?

A.  1/3    B. 1/2    C.  3/4    D.  2/3   


13. Who sent relief supplies to Bosnia?

A.  Ronald Reagan    B.  Richard Nixon    C.  George Bush    D.  Bill Clinton


14. The NCAA, NAACP, and NOW are all examples of what?

A.  interest groups    B.  government agencies    C.  laws    D.  affirmative action


15. Who has the power to override a pocket veto?

A.  Senate only    B.  House of Representatives only    C.  Congress    D.  no one


16. In what year did the Cold War end?

A.  1917    B.  1945    C.  1954    D.  1989


17. Who is currently Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court?

A.  Clarence Thomas    B.  William Rehnquist    C.  Earl Warren    D.  Antonin Scalia

18. What level of government includes the Los Angeles Community College District?

A.  state    B.  county    C.  city    D.  special district


19. What branch of government is Congress a part of?

A.  Legislative    B.  Congressional    C.  Executive    D.  Judicial


20. What case said “separate cannot be equal?”                                                                   

A.  Plessy v. Ferguson    B.  Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas   

C.  Roe v. Wade              D.  Regents of the University of California v. Bakke


21. In a civil lawsuit what is the person being complained against known as?

A.  accused    B.  plaintiff    C.  defendant    D.  prosecutor


22. Who is primarily responsible for making laws?

A.  President    B.  Judges    C.  Chief Justice    D.  Congress


23. How many people are in Congress?

A.  100    B.  425    C.  525    D.  535


24. Who sent troops to Somlia?

A.  Ronald Reagan    B.  Richard Nixon    C.  George Bush    D.  Bill Clinton


25. What year did Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas occur?

A.  1917    B.  1945    C.  1954    D.  1989


26. What is the minimum number of Representatives a state can have?

A.  0    B.  1    C.  2    D. 3


27. Which level of government is not included in the local governments?

A.  state    B.  county    C.  city    D.  special district


28. Which branch of government is the President in?

A.  Legislative    B.  Executive    C.  Presidential    D.  Judicial


29. Which of the following is prohibited by the Constitution?

A.  civil liberites    B.  writ of habeas corpus    C.  bills of attainder    D.  limited government


30. Which of the following do interest groups target?

A.  Democrats    B.  Republicans    C.  no particular party    D.  all major political parties




MATCHING (sections B, C, E, F, G, H):  On your Scantron sheet, please use a #2 pencil to fill in the letter of the best choice to match each numbered item.  Each letter is used as an answer in each section.  YOU MAY WRITE ON THIS SHEET, BUT BE SURE TO TURN IT IN.


31.  Number of people in the U.S. Senate                                                             A.  2


32.  Number of branches of government                                                              B.  3


33. Number of levels of government                                                     C.  5


34.  Number of years Congressman serves                                                          D.  6


35.  Number of years a Senator serves                                                                E.  100


36. Cold War begins                                                                                                A.  1789


37. Fall of the Berlin Wall                                                                                        B.  1917


38. U.S. enters World War I                                                                                   C.  1945


39. U.S. Constitution put into effect                                                                     D.  1954


40. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas                                        E.  1989




41. A Federalist                                                                                                        A.  Martin Luther King


42. President during World War I                                                                         B.  Richard Nixon


43. President when Roe v. Wade was decided                                                    C.  James Madison


44. Led the Civil Rights Movement                                                                       D.  Thomas Jefferson


45. Did not sign the U.S. Constitution                                                                  E.  Woodrow Wilson




46. Laws that punish persons for acts committed before they                         A.  judicial review

      were illegal

                                                                                                                                    B.  bills of attainder

47. A legislative act pronouncing a person guilty of a crime        

      without a trial and subjecting him to capital punishment                            C.  affirmative action


48. Power of the U.S. Supreme Court to declare an act passed                        D.  writ of habeas corpus

      by Congress unconstitutional

                                                                                                                                    E.  ex post facto laws

49. A court order allowing a person to appear before a judge

      to determine whether he is being held lawfully                        


50. Policy designed to give special attention to disadvantaged