State government (1)
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  • 1. The JOB of the executive branch of state government is to CARRY OUT THE LAWS of the state. The executive branch of government has many departments. For example this branch deals with highway safety and protecting natural resources.
  • 2. Directions: Write the answers to the questions on a separate sheet of paper. 1. Who is the head of the executive branch of CNMI government? A. President B. Governor C. Judge 2. What is the job of the executive branch of government? A. To make the laws B. To interpret the laws C. To carry out the laws
  • 3. 3. Which of the following is a duty of the EXECUTIVE branch of state government? A. To approve or veto bills B. To decide if a law goes against the Constitution C. To write bills to become laws 4. How are the officials chosen who help the governor run the executive branch? A. Elected B. Chosen by the Senate C. Chosen by the governor Click here for answers.
  • 4. Legislative Branch The job of the legislative branch of state government is to make the laws. A bill is an idea for a law. This branch has two parts: the Senate and the House of Representatives. Together these two groups are called the General Assembly. Senate + House of Representatives= General Assembly
  • 5. Legislative Branch Quiz Directions: Write your answers on a separate sheet of paper. 1. What are the Senate and House of Representatives called together? A. Good leaders B. General Assembly C. Supreme Court 2. What is the job of the legislative branch of government? A. Make the laws B. Carry out the laws C. Make decisions about the laws 3. Who is the Senator for our area? A. Robert Taft B. Eric Fingerhut C. Robert Gardner
  • 6. Judicial Branch The job of the judicial branch of government is to interpret the law. This means this branch makes decisions about the law and decides if laws go against the Ohio Constitution. The Ohio Constitution is a document that explains the job of each branch, and contains Ohio’s laws.
  • 7. The seven judges of the Supreme Court are at the head of the judicial branch. The highest court in Ohio is the Supreme Court. All other courts and judges in Ohio are also part of the judicial branch of government.
  • 8. Judicial Branch Quiz 1. What is the highest court in Ohio called? A. High Court B. Supreme Court C. Ultimate Court 2. Who is the head of the judicial branch of government? A. Governor B. Mayor C. Supreme Court Justices
  • 9. Click here to go view answers 3. What is the job of the judicial branch of government? A. Interpret the laws B. Carry out the laws C. Make the laws 4. Which branch of government decides if a law goes against the Ohio Constitution? A. Legislative B. Executive C. Judicial 5. Which of the following newspaper headlines deals with the judicial branch of government? A. “New Laws to be Added to the Ohio Constitution” B. “Department of Natural Resources Protects Citizens’ Rights” C. “Fewer cases in traffic court”
  • 10. Answers to Executive Branch 1. B The governor is head of the executive branch of state government. 2. C The job of the executive branch is to carry out the laws of the state. 3. A A duty of the executive branch is to approve or veto bills. The governor has the power to do this. 4. C Officials who help the governor run the state are chosen by the governor.
  • 11. Legislative Branch Answers 1. B The Senate and the House of Representatives are called the General Assembly. 2. A The job of the legislative branch is to make the laws. 3. C The Senator for our area is Robert Gardner. 4. B For a bill to become a law, the governor has to sign it. 5. C A member of the Ohio Assembly can help make laws which protect the rights of citizens.
  • 12. Judicial Branch Answers 1. B The highest court in Ohio is the Supreme Court. 2. C The head of the judicial branch of government is the Supreme Court Justices. 3. A The job of the judicial branch of government is to interpret the laws. 4. C The judicial branch decides if a law goes against the Ohio Constitution. 5. C “Fewer cases in traffic court” is a newspaper headline that deals with the judicial branch of government.