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Political Science 7

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Political Science 7

  
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1.  The two major roles of members of Congress are
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2.  It is hard to get rid of the filibuster because
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3.  The textbook identifies all of the following as types of representation EXCEPT
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4.  Congress is
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5.  ______ refers to a congressional committee’s investigation of the executive and of government agencies to ensure they are acting as Congress intends.
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6.  The major differences between the House and the Senate include all of the following EXCEPT
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7.  Which of the following is NOT one of the checks and balances that Congress can use in relation to the executive branch?
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8.  All of the following powers can be exercised only by the Senate EXCEPT
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9.  The job of confirming presidential appointments belongs to the
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10.  The reallocation of congressional seats among the states every ten years, following the census, is known as      
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11.  The number of representatives with voting privileges in the House of Representatives  
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12.  The process of redrawing congressional districts to match population shifts in states with more than one representative is called
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13.  Redrawing congressional district boundaries to favor a particular group or party is known as
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14.  According to the textbook, ______ gerrymandering is highly controversial
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15.  When deciding whether to run for a seat in Congress, strategic politicians will ask all of the following questions EXCEPT
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16.  One of the major advantages that incumbents have in raising campaign money is that they
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17.  All of the following statements concerning Hispanic representation in Congress are true EXCEPT
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18.  According to the textbook, what has happened to the coattail effect in recent years?
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19.  It has been increasingly difficult for the parties to work together in Congress in recent years because of
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20.  Leaders in Congress obtain their power from
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21.  ______ are important in Congress because they organize the chambers.
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22.  The greatest importance of standing committees is that they
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23.  Which of the following is the extremely powerful congressional committee that determines when debate on a bill will take place?
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24.  Congress makes use of __________ to increase its independence from the executive branch of government
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25.  When different versions of the same bill pass in the House and the Senate,
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