Wyoming Constitution Pretest

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