Survey for everyone–do you know your own constitution?

Age:
Gender:
1.-What are the three powers of our State?
2.-When was our constitution passed?
a)-2005
b)-1978
c) -1931
d)-1982
3.-According to it… Who will be our king/queen if Juan Carlos and Felipe die today?
4.-What is the diference between the Senate and the Congress?
5.-Can we change a president without elections?
6.-Can laymen propose a law? How many people are needed?
a) no, only politicians can
b) no, only the president of the government can
c) yes of course, anyone can
d) yes, at least 500.000 people
7.-Who holds the highest military rank according to the constitution?
a) Zapatero
b) Rajoy
c) Juan Carlos I
d) Carmen Chacon
8.-Do you think the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has any relevance in our constitution?
a) No
b) Yes, we copied it
c) No, we should change some things to respect it
d) Yes, our constitution was written according to it
9.- Could another country change our constitution?
10.- Are you in favour or against a European Constitution?

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9 thoughts on “Survey for everyone–do you know your own constitution?

  1. amalia

    Age:37
    Gender:female

    1.-What are the three powers of our State?
    legislative, executive and judicial

    2.-When was our constitution passed?
    1978

    3.-According to it… Who will be our king/queen if Juan Carlos and Felipe die today?
    I’m not sure but infant Leonor couldn’t be because she is a baby girl, probably the first Juan Carlos’ grandson …

    4.-What is the diference between the Senate and the Congress?
    Both of them pass laws but the Congress has more power

    5.-Can we change a president without elections?
    I think that if something happens: the president resings or suffers some kind of illness …a new president would be in charge without elections. I remember Suarez and Calvo Sotelo.

    6.-Can laymen propose a law? How many people are needed?
    Laymen can propose a law (I don’t know the number) but only politians can disscus and vote in favour or against.They have the last word.

    7.-Who holds the highest military rank according to the constitution?
    c) Juan Carlos I

    8.-Do you think the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has any relevance in our constitution?
    d) Yes, our constitution was written according to it

    9.- Could another country change our constitution?
    No

    10.- Are you in favour or against a European Constitution?
    If it made us lose our identity I would be against.

    Reply
  2. caperina

    Age:18
    Gender:female

    1.-What are the three powers of our State?
    Legislative, executive and judicial.

    2.-When was our constitution passed?
    b)-1978

    3.-According to it… Who will be our king/queen if Juan Carlos and Felipe die today?
    Elena, the Prince´s sister.

    4.-What is the diference between the Senate and the Congress? In the Senate bills are written, and then, in the Congress they are passed or not.

    5.-Can we change a president without elections? No

    6.-Can laymen propose a law? How many people are needed?
    a) no, only politicians can

    7.-Who holds the highest military rank according to the constitution?
    c) Juan Carlos I

    8.-Do you think the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has any relevance in our constitution?
    d) Yes, our constitution was written according to it

    9.- Could another country change our constitution? I hope not.

    10.- Are you in favour or against a European Constitution? I don´t know, because I don´t know nothing about it.

    Reply
  3. Laura

    Age: 26
    gender: female

    1.Executive,Legislative and judicial
    2.1978
    3.Maybe the first son of Cristina because a woman can’t be queen due to the Salic law,but i don´t know really,..they are so many…
    4.Senate writes the laws and the congress votes to pass them or not.
    5.No
    6.No
    7.the king
    8.Yes of course
    9.No
    10.Against

    Reply
  4. John

    Age:18
    Gender:Male

    1.-What are the three powers of our State?
    Legislative, executive and judicial.

    2.-When was our constitution passed?
    b)-1978

    3.-According to it… Who will be our king/queen if Juan Carlos and Felipe die today?
    I don’t know

    4.-What is the diference between the Senate and the Congress?
    I think that the senate they write the bills and then they have to be passed in the congress

    5.-Can we change a president without elections?
    No

    6.-Can laymen propose a law? How many people are needed?
    a) no, only politicians can

    7.-Who holds the highest military rank according to the constitution?
    c) Juan Carlos I

    8.-Do you think the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has any relevance in our constitution?
    d) Yes, our constitution was written according to it

    9.- Could another country change our constitution?
    No

    10.- Are you in favour or against a European Constitution?
    I don’t know very much about the European Constitution

    Reply
  5. isa

    Age:34
    Gender:FEMALE
    1.-What are the three powers of our State?EXECUTIVE,JUDICIAL AND LEGISLATIVE
    2.-When was our constitution passed?
    b)-1978
    3.-According to it… Who will be our king/queen if Juan Carlos and Felipe die today?LEONOR
    4.-What is the diference between the Senate and the Congress?BOTH HAVE POWER BUT I DON´T KNOW ABOUT THIS ONE
    5.-Can we change a president without elections?NO
    6.-Can laymen propose a law? How many people are needed?
    a) no, only politicians can
    7.-Who holds the highest military rank according to the constitution?
    c) Juan Carlos I
    8.-Do you think the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has any relevance in our constitution?
    d) Yes, our constitution was written according to it
    9.- Could another country change our constitution?NO
    10.- Are you in favour or against a European Constitution?I DON´T KNOW

    Reply
  6. lorena

    Age: 26
    Gender: female.

    1.-What are the three powers of our State? Legislative, executive and judicial.

    2.-When was our constitution passed?
    b)-1978

    3.-According to it… Who will be our king/queen if Juan Carlos and Felipe die today? I don’t know.

    4.-What is the diference between the Senate and the Congress? I don’t know.

    5.-Can we change a president without elections? Yes.

    6.-Can laymen propose a law? How many people are needed?
    d) yes, at least 500.000 people

    7.-Who holds the highest military rank according to the constitution?
    c) Juan Carlos I

    8.-Do you think the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has any relevance in our constitution?
    d) Yes, our constitution was written according to it

    9.- Could another country change our constitution? No.

    10.- Are you in favour or against a European Constitution? I don’t know.

    Reply
  7. beatriz

    Age:19
    Gender:female
    1.-What are the three powers of our State?
    legislative, judicial and executive
    2.-When was our constitution passed?
    b)-1978
    3.-According to it… Who will be our king/queen if Juan Carlos and Felipe die today?I know it can’t be a woman, and he has two daughters and two sisters, so i don`t know.
    4.-What is the diference between the Senate and the Congress? the senate makes the laws and the congress passes them or not.
    5.-Can we change a president without elections?no
    6.-Can laymen propose a law? How many people are needed?
    d) yes, at least 500.000 people
    7.-Who holds the highest military rank according to the constitution?
    c) Juan Carlos I
    8.-Do you think the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has any relevance in our constitution?
    d) Yes, our constitution was written according to it
    9.- Could another country change our constitution? no, i hope
    10.- Are you in favour or against a European Constitution? sincerely, i don’t know

    Reply
  8. Bel

    Age:23
    Gender:Female
    1.-What are the three powers of our State?
    Executive, legislative and judicial

    2.-When was our constitution passed?
    b)-1978

    3.-According to it… Who will be our king/queen if Juan Carlos and Felipe die today?
    Elena

    4.-What is the diference between the Senate and the Congress?
    The Congress pass bills but then the Senate have to pass them too.

    5.-Can we change a president without elections?
    No

    6.-Can laymen propose a law? How many people are needed?
    d) yes, at least 500.000 people

    7.-Who holds the highest military rank according to the constitution?
    c) Juan Carlos I

    8.-Do you think the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has any relevance in our constitution?
    d) Yes, our constitution was written according to it

    9.- Could another country change our constitution?
    No

    10.- Are you in favour or against a European Constitution?
    It would depend on the type of constitution

    Reply
  9. ana

    Age:39
    Gender:female

    1.-What are the three powers of our State?
    executive, judicial, legislative

    2.-When was our constitution passed?
    1978

    3.-According to it… Who will be our king/queen if Juan Carlos and Felipe die today?
    I think it would be Elena, the king’s elder daughter.

    4.-What is the diference between the Senate and the Congress?
    I think that it is the way of electing their representatives: directly in the congress. And the Congress passes the laws first than the senate.

    5.-Can we change a president without elections?
    I don’t think so.

    6.-Can laymen propose a law? How many people are needed?
    I don’t know.

    7.-Who holds the highest military rank according to the constitution?
    I don’t know.

    8.-Do you think the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has any relevance in our constitution?
    Yes, I think that it has relevance in all modern constitutions.

    9.- Could another country change our constitution?
    No

    10.- Are you in favour or against a European Constitution?
    Yes, absolutely, for me is a way to preserve our European identity and to become more tolerant and open to other cultures.

    Reply

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