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1.  What three persons are esx-officers members of the University Board of Trustees?
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2.  What are two constitutional provisions regulating the procedure for passing bills?
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3.  When do elective county and state officers take over their offices?
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4.  What are the constitutional provisions regarding religion?
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5.  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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6.  What is the State Board of Control?
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7.  What is the provision regarding the amendment of laws?
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8.  What is the constitutional provision regareding bail?
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9.  When are general elections held?
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10.  When does the legislature meet?
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11.  Who are the presiding officers of each house?
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12.  Mark the qualifications for a state representative.
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13.  A quorum is the number necessary to transact business. A majority of each house constitutes a quorum.
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14.  What happens to the income from the permanent land income fund?
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15.  What is done when a judge of the Supreme Court is interested personally in a case?
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16.  What is the requirement regarding registering to vote?
17.  In what regard to political equality, Wyoming was a pioneer in what respect?
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18.  The term of office of each of the elective officers is four years.
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19.  Give the qualifications for Governor?
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20.  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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21.  Where must revenue bills originate?
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22.  To whom do the unoccupied and unappropriated lands withing Wyoming belong?
23.  How does a bill pass the legislature?
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24.  What is the jury system?
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25.  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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26.  What are the general duties, term of office and method of selection of the State Engineer?
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27.  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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28.  What is the permanent school fund and from what source is it derived from?
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29.  What is the constitutional limitation on terms of office of the five state elected officials?
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30.  What officers are subject to impreachment?
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31.  What is the term of office of the district judges?
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32.  What are the elective executive offices other than that of Governor?
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33.  Who has the power to pass on the naturalization of foreigners in Wyoming?
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34.  Special, local, or private bills may be passed by the Legislature.
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35.  What is the veto provision in the Wyoming Constitution?
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36.  What are the principal powers of the Governor?
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37.  Who has general power to fix salaries within the state?
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38.  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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39.  Mark the qualifications for a state senator.
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40.  What is meant by treason against the state?
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41.  The three departments of the state government and the duty of each are ____________ to ___________, ____________ to___________, and _____________ to ___________.
42.  What are the duties of the Board of Land Comissioners?
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43.  The constitutional provision regarding monopolies are forbidden.
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44.  When are members of the legislature elected? When do they take office?
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45.  According to the preamble, what was the fundamental purpose of the convention which framed the constitution of Wyoming?
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46.  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 ______.
47.  Who has the power to grant franchises to public service corporations to operate within the towns and cities?
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48.  What is the number and term of office of justices of the Supreme Court?
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49.  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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50.  Can private property be taken for public use without the owners consent?
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51.  What is the constirtutional provision regarding religious instruction in the schools?
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52.  ______________ is the commander-in-chief of the militia.
53.  What is the constitutional provision regarding freight and passenger rate3s on railroads?
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54.  The Legislature meets at the ____________.
55.  What is the special provision regarding the veto of appropriation bills?
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56.  What is a franchise?
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57.  Who has charge of the general administration of the University of Wyoming?
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58.  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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59.  How may voters who are absent from home or unable to get to their voting places cast their votes?
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60.  For whom must free public school be provided?
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61.  What disposition is to be made of gines collected in the state?
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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 term of office of the members of each house?
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64.  What office has general supervision of the schools of the state?
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65.  How is the Constitution of Wyoming amended?
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66.  What constitutes the judicial branch?
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67.  Name and locate the principal state institutions which are set up in the Constitution.
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68.  Who takes the place of the Governor in case the Governor is unable to act?
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69.  In whaty manner is the permanent location of Wyoming state institutions determined?
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70.  Of whom does the State Militia constist?
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71.  In Whom is exective power vested?
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72.  The legislature of the State of Wyoming is composed of a senate and house of representatives.
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