Quiz: The Second Amendment Quiz
The Second Amendment Quiz
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Take a shot at this Second Amendment quiz, and see if you can hit the bullseye.

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The Second Amendment is part of what document?
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What right does the Second Amendment protect?
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When was the Second Amendment ratified?
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The Second Amendment only applies to a militia and not to individuals.
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Who was the author of the Bill of Rights?
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When was the first federal gun control law passed?
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Where is the original Bill of Rights document kept?
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What are the first words of the Second Amendment?
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The widespread use of the Thompson submachine gun in organized crime prompted which legislation?
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Which U.S. organization advocates for Second Amendment rights?
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According to the Congressional Research Service, how many privately-owned guns are there in America?
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Which legislation required the licensing of interstate gun dealers?
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Which U.S. President signed the National Firearms Acts into law?
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Which entity regulates the licensing, sale, possession and transportation of firearms and ammunition?
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The Second Amendment protects unlimited rights to gun ownership by U.S. citizens.
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Which 1939 U.S. Supreme Court case led to a collective rights approach to the Second Amendment by the court?
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What type of firearm was at the heart of the 1939 Supreme Court case of the United States v. Miller?
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Why was the National Rifle Association originally founded?
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Which legislation prohibited the sale of firearms to all convicted felons and raised the legal age of handgun purchases to 21?
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What event led to the creation of the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1993?
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The Firearm Owners Protection Act of 1986 limited the ATF from inspecting gun dealers more than once a year.
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The Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 resulted in a federal ban of new semi-automatic assault weapons for how many years?
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Which U.S. Supreme Court case signified a change in philosophy regarding the Second Amendment?
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The District of Columbia v. Heller case of 2008 overturned a ban on what?
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What was the margin of victory in the District of Columbia v. Heller Supreme Court case?
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How long did Washington D.C. have a handgun ban in place?
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Which U.S. city lost a 2010 U.S. Supreme Court decision, which overturned a citywide handgun ban?
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In the U.S., convicted felons forfeit their Second Amendment right.
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What principle led to the decision in the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court decision in McDonald v. City of Chicago?
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