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Early or absentee voting in Texas begins how many days prior to the actual date of a scheduled election?
 
  A) 7 days
  B) 17 days
  C) 30 days
  D) 14 days

 Q. 2

Who is responsible for ultimately interpreting the First Amendment and determining if a particular government action or law is in violation of the free exercise clause?
 
  A) the president
  B) Congress
  C) State legislatures
  D) the U.S. Supreme Court
  E) the voters

 Q. 3

In order to cast a ballot, registered voters must
 
  A) show a valid photo ID.
  B) vote by mail.
  C) pay an annual poll tax.
  D) perform community service.

 Q. 4

The ________ clause of the First Amendment bans government laws that prohibit the free exercise of religion.
 
  A) equal protection
  B) establishment
  C) double jeopardy
  D) free exercise
  E) free speech

 Q. 5

A Texas citizen's status as a registered voter is suspended if she
 
  A) changes her permanent address to another county and fails to notify the voting registrar within three years.
  B) regularly visits a psychiatrist.
  C) receives three or more parking tickets.
  D) receives Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.

 Q. 6

Americans often hear the metaphor of a wall of separation between church and state. This metaphor is originally attributed to which of the following?
 
  A) the Supreme Court in the 1960s becoming increasingly liberal and turning on the church
  B) the second half of the twentieth century, when atheists began to influence Congress
  C) during the Civil War, when religious groups demanded protection from government abuses
  D) a description by President Thomas Jefferson, based in part on his fear of a national and official church
  E) several thousand years ago, as a bible-based standard

 Q. 7

Which of the following individuals would NOT be eligible to vote in Texas?
 
  A) a convicted felon who has completed every aspect of his sentence
  B) a person who had her 18th birthday 10 days before Election Day
  C) a person who has been declared mentally incompetent by a court of law
  D) an immigrant who has officially become a naturalized citizen

 Q. 8

Which of the following has NOT been incorporated, and therefore provides protection against the federal government only?
 
  A) The Third Amendment safeguards against the involuntary quartering of troops.
  B) The First Amendment protection of free speech.
  C) The Fourth Amendment protection from unreasonable searches and seizures.
  D) The Eighth Amendment safeguards against cruel and unusual punishment.
  E) The Sixth Amendment right to a speedy trial.
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