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Congress Quiz

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Congress Quiz

A quiz about congress , is good to study if taking a gov course

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Censure means?
  • 3. 
    A term of congress is how many years
  • 4. 
    How many members are there in the house?
  • 5. 
    Congress is made up of 2 parts. this is called a ________ legislature
  • 6. 
    The president can veto a measure with out actually vetoing it when congress is out of session this is called a
  • 7. 
    To ratify treaties is an exclusive power of the
  • 8. 
    Becoming a us citizen is
  • 9. 
    Amemnments must have a ___ vote to pass
  • 10. 
    The vice president can only vote if there is a
  • 11. 
    Name of the speaker of the house
  • 12. 
    Name of junior senator from texas
  • 13. 
    A provision on a bill so that it will pass
  • 14. 
    After a bill leaves the rules commitee in house it goes to
  • 15. 
    At least 30 years old
  • 16. 
    Citizen for 7 yrs
  • 17. 
    Must livein state they represent
  • 18. 
    Who sets congress mens salaries
  • 19. 
    At least 25 yrs old
  • 20. 
    Intended to be closer to the ppl
  • 21. 
    Citizen for 9 yrs
  • 22. 
    Serves 4 yr term
  • 23. 
    Serves 2-year term
  • 24. 
    Free postage is called
  • 25. 
    We are curently in the _____ term of congress
  • 26. 
    Upper status chamber
  • 27. 
    Who can call a special session
  • 28. 
    All pres. appointments must be approved by ____ vote of the _____
  • 29. 
    If there is a tie in ellectoral college who can select the pres. h or s
  • 30. 
    Nickname for neccesarry and proper clause  
  • 31. 
    A license so noone can copy your work
  • 32. 
    Congress can override a veto with how much vote
  • 33. 
    2 judicial powers of cg
  • 34. 
    The majorty and minority positions are mentioned in the constitution. t or f
  • 35. 
    Presiding officer of the house (title)
  • 36. 
    Name and title of presiding officer of senate
  • 37. 
    Leader of house republicans
  • 38. 
    Majority party in cg controlls __ of standing comittes
  • 39. 
    For a bill to pass it must have a ______ vote in house and senate
  • 40. 
    After a bill is  introed in hose it goes to a
  • 41. 
    When district lines are in odd shapes to favor one group is called
  • 42. 
    What is a constituent
  • 43. 
    How many total members of congress
  • 44. 
    Purpose of census data in relation to house is to __ the house seats
  • 45. 
    Texas has how many represenatives in the house
  • 46. 
    Who drawls congressional districts in a state
  • 47. 
    A session of cg is how long
  • 48. 
    #1 duty of a cg man
  • 49. 
    Congressional salaries are limited by
  • 50. 
    Clause that says a congressman cant be sued for anything said in session is called the
  • 51. 
    To bring charges against a high gov official is
  • 52. 
    Congress has power to appoint a commander in cheif t or f
  • 53. 
    All treaties must be ratified with a __ vote of _____
  • 54. 
    Name of majority leader in house
  • 55. 
    Name of senior senator from texas
  • 56. 
    Name of rep from district 10
  • 57. 
    Assistant to house minority leader
  • 58. 
    Who takes over when president of senate is not there
  • 59. 
    Committee that irons out disagreements btween house and senate
  • 60. 
    When a senator tries to kill a bill by talking on the floor for a long time is called a
  • 61. 
    Most bills intoduced in cg becomes a law. t or f
  • 62. 
    Veto means
  • 63. 
    After a bill passes the house it goes to the
  • 64. 
    Who can intro  a bill to cg
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