The U.S. Constitution is the founding document of American government. It is also the oldest living constitution in the world, and has been a model for other governments in the world. Test your knowledge of the U.S. Constitution with this quiz.    


1. In what year did the U.S. Constitution originally go into effect?


2. In 1791, the American states ratified the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution. Those first ten amendments are also known as _________________.


3. The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution asserts all the following individual freedoms, except:


4. The U.S. Constitution has 27 Amendments, but only 26 are in force. Why is that?


5. True or False? The U.S. Constitution vests the power to legislate, or create and pass laws, in the Congress and the President.