Wyoming Constitution Pretest

72 Questions  I  By Shreic on February 21, 2012

  

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1.  Who has charge of the general administration of the University of Wyoming?
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2.  In Whom is exective power vested?
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3.  The three departments of the state government and the duty of each are ____________ to ___________, ____________ to___________, and _____________ to ___________.
4.  What is the veto provision in the Wyoming Constitution?
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5.  A case in which a district court would have appellate jurisdiction is any case applealed from inferior courts as provided by law.
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6.  What is the number and term of office of justices of the Supreme Court?
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7.  For whom must free public school be provided?
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8.  What are the elective executive offices other than that of Governor?
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9.  Of whom does the State Militia constist?
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10.  Who are the presiding officers of each house?
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11.  How does a bill pass the legislature?
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12.  What disposition is to be made of gines collected in the state?
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13.  Mark the qualifications for a state representative.
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14.  What constitutes the judicial branch?
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15.  What is the special provision regarding the veto of appropriation bills?
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16.  Who takes the place of the Governor in case the Governor is unable to act?
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17.  Can private property be taken for public use without the owners consent?
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18.  The Legislature meets at the ____________.
19.  ______________ is the commander-in-chief of the militia.
20.  Who has general power to fix salaries within the state?
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21.  In whaty manner is the permanent location of Wyoming state institutions determined?
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22.  What is the constitutional provision regareding bail?
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23.  The legislature of the State of Wyoming is composed of a senate and house of representatives.
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24.  In what regard to political equality, Wyoming was a pioneer in what respect?
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25.  What is done when a judge of the Supreme Court is interested personally in a case?
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26.  What is the provision regarding the amendment of laws?
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27.  A quorum is the number necessary to transact business. A majority of each house constitutes a quorum.
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28.  What is a franchise?
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29.  Name and locate the principal state institutions which are set up in the Constitution.
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30.  What is the State Board of Control?
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31.  What office has general supervision of the schools of the state?
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32.  What is the constitutional provision regarding freight and passenger rate3s on railroads?
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33.  The constitutional provision regarding monopolies are forbidden.
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34.  When are general elections held?
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35.  What are the duties of the Board of Land Comissioners?
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36.  When do elective county and state officers take over their offices?
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37.  What three persons are esx-officers members of the University Board of Trustees?
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38.  Who has the power to grant franchises to public service corporations to operate within the towns and cities?
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39.  The qualifications of a voter is must be 21 years of age, a citizen of the United States, and must have complied with the registration laws.
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40.  What are two constitutional provisions regulating the procedure for passing bills?
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41.  What is the jury system?
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42.  How may voters who are absent from home or unable to get to their voting places cast their votes?
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43.  What is the requirement regarding registering to vote?
44.  Corporations declared by the constitution to be common carriers include all corporations that are engaged in transportation of persons, property, mineral oils and mineral products, news or intelligence, invcluding railroad, telegraph, express, pipe line and telephone companies are declared to be common carriers.
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45.  What is the term of office of the members of each house?
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46.  What is the constitutional limitation on terms of office of the five state elected officials?
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47.  Give the qualifications for Governor?
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48.  Limitations that are placed on members of Legislature as to salary and the holding of other offices are they may not hold any office except that of notary public or office in the militia and their salary cannot be increased during their term of office.
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49.  The permanent school fund is to be invested in school district, county, state and United States bonds, and farm loans. the income from the permanent fund is distributed to the school districts.
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50.  What happens to the income from the permanent land income fund?
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51.  The Governors Message is at the beginning of each session of the Exective branch, the Governor brings  a message advising the legislators as to the conditions of affairs in the state and recommending legislation.
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52.  What are the general duties, term of office and method of selection of the State Engineer?
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53.  The term of office of each of the elective officers is four years.
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54.  An agreement to vote for a certain bill in exchange for a vote for another bill is to be considered as bribery and is punishable as such is know as ______.
55.  To whom do the unoccupied and unappropriated lands withing Wyoming belong?
56.  What is the term of office of the district judges?
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57.  When are members of the legislature elected? When do they take office?
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58.  Special, local, or private bills may be passed by the Legislature.
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59.  Mark the qualifications for a state senator.
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60.  Where must revenue bills originate?
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61.  According to the preamble, what was the fundamental purpose of the convention which framed the constitution of Wyoming?
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62.  What is the limitation on the length of sessions of the Legislature?
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63.  What is the constirtutional provision regarding religious instruction in the schools?
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64.  How is the Constitution of Wyoming amended?
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65.  When does the legislature meet?
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66.  Only state officers must take an oath to perform the duties of the office to the best of their ability and to support the Constitution of the State and of the United States.
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67.  What is meant by treason against the state?
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68.  What are the constitutional provisions regarding religion?
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69.  What is the permanent school fund and from what source is it derived from?
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70.  Who has the power to pass on the naturalization of foreigners in Wyoming?
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71.  What officers are subject to impreachment?
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72.  What are the principal powers of the Governor?
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