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Wyoming Constitution Pretest

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