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IL Constitution Quiz

To vote in Illinois a person must be ... a citizen, 18 years old, an Illinois resident for 30 days, and registered to vote
The current Illinois Constitution was adopted in 1970
Article I of the Illinois Constitution is known as Bill of Rights
In Illinois, legislative power is vested in a body known as The General Assembly
The legal officer of the State of Illinois is called the Attorney General
How many Constitutions has Illinois had? 4
Illinois was the ______ State admitted into the Union. 21st
The Illinois House of Representatives has how many members? 118
The primary purpose of the General Assembly is to make laws for the State of Illinois
The Illinois Supreme Court consists of how many judges? 7
The term of office for a Circuit Court Judge is how many years? 6 years
The term of office for Supreme and Appellate Court Judges is 10 years
If the Governor vetoes a bill, the bill can still become law if … the General Assembly overrides the veto by a 3/5 vote in both houses
The judicial branch has the power to ... interpret the law.
In Illinois, State Representatives serve terms of ... 2 years
To serve as an Illinois State Senator, an individual must be at least how old? 21 years
Illinois has how many judicial circuits? 23
A bill must be read on how many different days in each house before it can be voted on? 3 different days
Which article provides for free public education for all Illinois residents through high school? Article 10
In Illinois, general elections are always held ... on the 1st Tuesday following the 1st Monday in November in even-numbered years
Who is the current governor of Illinois? Bruce Rauner
Secretary of state is in charge of issuing driver;s licenses. Who is Illinois' Secretary of State? Jesse White
This is a power granted to the national government and not the state: Ratify amendments to the constitution.
This is a power granted to the state and not the national government: Make laws for the state of IL
How old does a person have to be in order to run for Governor of IL? 25 years old
Created by: 16esmith
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