Quiz 1—Preamble
     Try these three questions to check your understanding of the Preamble.

What is the Preamble?
a. an introduction that explains the purpose of the Constitution
b. a statement of grievances against the Confederation government
c. a restatement of the Declaration of Independence
d. a bill of rights



Which of the following is not a purpose of the United States government as defined by the Constitution?
a. to keep peace in the nation
b. to make Americans free now and in the future
c. to repay the people who had fought in the Revolution
d. to defend the people from invasion

  3. If the Constitution were an essay for history class, the Preamble would be
a. the body.
b. the conclusion.
c. the thesis statement.
d. the supporting details.