Wyoming Constitution Pretest

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1.  When does the legislature meet?
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2.  What is the constitutional provision regarding freight and passenger rate3s on railroads?
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3.  What is the constitutional provision regareding bail?
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4.  When are members of the legislature elected? When do they take office?
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5.  What are two constitutional provisions regulating the procedure for passing bills?
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6.  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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7.  Give the qualifications for Governor?
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8.  In Whom is exective power vested?
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9.  What is the limitation on the length of sessions of the Legislature?
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10.  What is the jury system?
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11.  Of whom does the State Militia constist?
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12.  How is the Constitution of Wyoming amended?
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13.  What is the number and term of office of justices of the Supreme Court?
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14.  Mark the qualifications for a state senator.
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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.  What happens to the income from the permanent land income fund?
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18.  What are the general duties, term of office and method of selection of the State Engineer?
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19.  What is the term of office of the district judges?
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20.  What three persons are esx-officers members of the University Board of Trustees?
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21.  What is the permanent school fund and from what source is it derived from?
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22.  What disposition is to be made of gines collected in the state?
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23.  ______________ is the commander-in-chief of the militia.
24.  How does a bill pass the legislature?
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25.  Who has general power to fix salaries within the state?
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26.  What constitutes the judicial branch?
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27.  What are the principal powers of the Governor?
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28.  In what regard to political equality, Wyoming was a pioneer in what respect?
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29.  What is a franchise?
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30.  Who has the power to grant franchises to public service corporations to operate within the towns and cities?
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31.  The term of office of each of the elective officers is four years.
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32.  The Legislature meets at the ____________.
33.  What office has general supervision of the schools of the state?
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34.  What are the elective executive offices other than that of Governor?
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35.  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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36.  What is the special provision regarding the veto of appropriation bills?
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37.  Can private property be taken for public use without the owners consent?
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38.  How may voters who are absent from home or unable to get to their voting places cast their votes?
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39.  What officers are subject to impreachment?
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40.  When are general elections held?
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41.  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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42.  Special, local, or private bills may be passed by the Legislature.
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43.  What is the provision regarding the amendment of laws?
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44.  What is the State Board of Control?
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45.  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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46.  Where must revenue bills originate?
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47.  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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48.  What are the constitutional provisions regarding religion?
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49.  What is the constitutional limitation on terms of office of the five state elected officials?
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50.  Mark the qualifications for a state representative.
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51.  The three departments of the state government and the duty of each are ____________ to ___________, ____________ to___________, and _____________ to ___________.
52.  According to the preamble, what was the fundamental purpose of the convention which framed the constitution of Wyoming?
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53.  What is meant by treason against the state?
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54.  Who has charge of the general administration of the University of Wyoming?
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55.  For whom must free public school be provided?
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56.  Who has the power to pass on the naturalization of foreigners in Wyoming?
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57.  Who takes the place of the Governor in case the Governor is unable to act?
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58.  What is the term of office of the members of each house?
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59.  What is the constirtutional provision regarding religious instruction in the schools?
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60.  A quorum is the number necessary to transact business. A majority of each house constitutes a quorum.
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61.  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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62.  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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63.  The legislature of the State of Wyoming is composed of a senate and house of representatives.
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64.  The constitutional provision regarding monopolies are forbidden.
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65.  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 ______.
66.  Who are the presiding officers of each house?
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67.  What are the duties of the Board of Land Comissioners?
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68.  When do elective county and state officers take over their offices?
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69.  Name and locate the principal state institutions which are set up in the Constitution.
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70.  What is the veto provision in the Wyoming Constitution?
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71.  In whaty manner is the permanent location of Wyoming state institutions determined?
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72.  To whom do the unoccupied and unappropriated lands withing Wyoming belong?
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