Contact & Locations

Moscow

College of
Letters, Arts & Social Sciences

Physical Address:
Admin. Bldg. 112
phone: (208) 885-6426
fax: (208) 885-8964
class@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences 
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3154
Moscow, ID 83844-3154


Coeur d'Alene

University of Idaho C'DA‎
1031 N Academic Way
Coeur d'Alene, ID
83814-5497 
(208) 667-2588


College of
Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
University of Idaho
Admin. Bldg. 112
P.O. Box 443154
Moscow, ID 83844-3154
phone: (208) 885-6426
fax: (208) 885-8964

class@uidaho.edu

Test Your Knowledge Answers

  1. Where does the government get its power?
    Answer: (d) The people
    The preamble to the Constitution begins, “We the people.” According to FindLaw, “Although the preamble is not a source of power for any department of the Federal Government, the Supreme Court has often referred to it as evidence of the origin, scope, and purpose of the Constitution.”
  2. Minus its first clause, this amendment is engraved on the headquarters of the National Rifle Association.
    Answer: (c ) The Second Amendment
    The Second Amendment says: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”
  3. Who is the “father of the Constitution”?
    Answer: (a) James Madison
    For the 1787 Constitutional Convention, Madison outlined what came known as the "Virginia Plan of Government," which concentrated power in a new federal government, rather than 13 individual states.
  4. Which is not a right EXPLICITLY protected by the First Amendment?
    Answer: (e) Privacy
    The U.S. Constitution contains no express right to privacy, however, various amendments have been interpreted as protecting some aspects of privacy. For example, the Third, Fourth and Fifth amendments protect specific personal rights.
  5. According to the Constitution, the president is chosen by the
    Answer: (c ) electoral college
    Article II, Section 1, Clause 2 of the Constitution: “Each State shall appoint, in such Manner as the Legislature thereof may direct, a Number of Electors, equal to the whole Number of Senators and Representatives to which the State may be entitled in the Congress: but no Senator or Representative, or Person holding an Office of Trust or Profit under the United States, shall be appointed an Elector.”