Chapter 13 Congress

24 Questions  I  By Jryan119 on December 16, 2011
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1.  The most important organizational feature of Congress is the 
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2.  Each member of the House usually serves on_____standing committes. 
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3.  The text suggests that closed rules, proxy voting and strong committe chairmen
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4.  Which of the following is required in order to propose a constitutional amendment? 
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5.  Which of following is signed by the president and has the force of law?
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6.  The Constitution requires that "all bills for raising revenue shall ...
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7.  In the House, a stated bill can be extracted from a committee and brought to the floor by means of
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8.  The "Committee of the Whole" refers to
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9.  The practical advantage of the "Committee of the Whole" is that 
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10.  Which of the following statements is incorrect
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11.  In recent years, the filibuster has occured more frequently because 
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12.  The process of "double tracking" allows
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13.  For years Congress defended the manner in which it exempted itself from many of its own laws by reference to
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14.  According to the text, most categories of pork spending have____ in the last ten of fifteen years. 
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15.  The text suggests the Senate is more ideologically partisian than the House. 
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16.  A member's final vote on a bill may conceal as much as it reveals. 
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17.  Senators are often less in tune with public opinion than members of the House. 
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18.  The 2000 election created an evenly divided Senate. 
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19.  Leadership carries more power in the Senate than in the House. 
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20.  In a typical Congress, several hundred bills are introduced. 
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21.  Pending legislation does not carry over from one Congress to the next. 
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22.  Most bills require a conference of committes from each house. 
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23.  Conferences tend to report bills that favor the Senate version. 
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24.  In most instances, the conference report on a bill is accepted by the respective chambers. 
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