Gun IQ – Constitutional Questions

What is your IntelliGence QUotieNt™?

True or False, Intermediate to Advanced Quiz.

WARNING: Nothing in this test is intended to constitute legal advice, practice of law, and is for general educational purposes only.

Select the Best Answer:

1. The right to keep and bear arms is a collective right, not an individual right, under the United States Constitution?



2. The right to keep and bear arms is guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution and applies to the state and local governments by the 14th Amendment's Due Process Clause?



3. The Congress' laws on firearms pre-empt state law under the Commerce Clause and void any more restrictive state law?



4. Under the three (3) branches of government, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is an administrative agency that serves at the pleasure of Congress?



5. If there is direct and positive conflict between a federal right, such as if a state refused to acknowledge and follow the federal law that allows interstate transportation of firearms, the federal law would control and Department of Justice may inform law enforcement it must follow this law?



6. The two (2) recent cases in which the Supreme Court of the United States determined the right to posses a handgun was an individual right, and applied to state and local government, was narrowly decided by 5/4 decisions?



7. The Supreme Court of the United States recently turned down the appeal of a Maryland man who presented the question of whether the Second Amendment allows one to bear arms, a handgun, outside one's home without state-issued license issued to him to do so?



8. The 2nd Amendment right to keep and bear arms is not absolute and SCOTUS has acknowledged a wide range of gun controls are "presumptively valid", such as the state restrictions on carrying of concealed weapons, limitations in sensitive areas like government buildings and schools, and regulations on the sales of firearms?



9. The relative ease by which handguns may be concealed is the characteristic that makes them a choice for self-defense and singled out as a class of arms the Heller decision took legal issue with?



10. The United States Supreme Court held the right to keep arms to protect life, liberty and property is a natural right for which the 2nd Amendment exists to keep Congress from infringing?



© 2011 Bryan L. Ciyou, Esq., Ciyou & Dixon, P.C. All Rights Reserved. No Claims to Governmental Works or Material in the Public Domain.

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