Gender Equity in Sports Exam U2


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.


1.  A Federalist                                                                                                         A.  Martin Luther King


2.  President during World War I                                                                          B.  Richard Nixon


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


4.  Led the Civil Rights Movement                                                                        D.  Thomas Jefferson


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




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


7.  Number of branches of government                                                                B.  3


8.  Number of levels of government                                                                      C.  5


9.  Number of years Congressman serves                                                            D.  6


10. Number of years a Senator serves                                                                 E.  100




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

      were illegal

                                                                                                                                    B.  bills of attainder

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

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


13. 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

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

      to determine whether he is being held lawfully                        


15. Policy designed to give special attention to disadvantaged





16. Cold War begins                                                                                                A.  1789


17. Fall of the Berlin Wall                                                                                        B.  1917


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


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


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




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.


21. In what year did the Cold War end?

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


25. 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


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

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


27. Who is primarily responsible for making laws?

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


28. How many people are in Congress?

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


29. Who sent troops to Somlia?

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


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

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


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

A.  0    B.  1    C.  2    D. 3


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

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


33. Which branch of government is the President in?

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


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

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


35. Which of the following do interest groups target?

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


36. Who is a Democrat?

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


37. The Civil Rights Movement began in what year?

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



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

A.  5    B.  7    C.  10    D.  13


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

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


40. What position did Earl Warren hold in 1954?

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


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

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


42. Who resigned due to the Watergate Scandal?

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


43. Who had Thurgood Marshall for their lawyer?

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


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

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


45. What was Woodrow Wilson’s slogan?

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


46. Roe v. Wade dealt with what issue?

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


47. 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   


48. Who sent relief supplies to Bosnia?

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


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

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


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

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