How much do you know about the US Constitution? A quiz.

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With the ceremonial reading of the US Constitution in Congress and with debate heating up over the proper role and meaning of America's founding documents, the Monitor thought a quick quiz might be in order. Test your knowledge of the US Constitution.

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1. Which of these famous phrases is found in the US Constitution?

The first words of the Constitution are "We the people…." The other phrases are from (a) the Declaration of Independence, (b) Lincoln’s Gettysburg address, and (d) the Declaration of Independence.

The first words of the Constitution are "We the people…." The other phrases are from (a) the Declaration of Independence, (b) Lincoln’s Gettysburg address, and (d) the Declaration of Independence.

The first words of the Constitution are "We the people…." The other phrases are from (a) the Declaration of Independence, (b) Lincoln’s Gettysburg address, and (d) the Declaration of Independence.

The first words of the Constitution are "We the people…." The other phrases are from (a) the Declaration of Independence, (b) Lincoln’s Gettysburg address, and (d) the Declaration of Independence.

"With a firm reliance on the protection of divine providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor."

 

"That government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth."

 

"We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union…"

 

"We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal…"

 
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