Government Quiz 6

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Government quiz 6


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  • 1. 
    In order to stay connected with his constituents, Representative Pete Gallego of Marfa _________.
    • A. 

      Walks his entire district in a day

    • B. 

      Listens to a variety of needs from farmers and ranchers to small-business people

    • C. 

      Personally answers every letter from his primarily white, Republican constituency

    • D. 

      Stays in his district office and waits for people to come to him

  • 2. 
    The "delegate" theory of representation that expects representatives to make decisions based on what their constituents want is ______.
    • A. 

      Generally followed by both Representatives Gallego and Woolley

    • B. 

      Generally ignored by both Representatives Gallego and Wooley

    • C. 

      Never followed by any legislators

    • D. 

      Is always clearly agreed upon by all constituents

  • 3. 
    The Joint General Infestigating Committee in Texas __________.
    • A. 

      Is responsible for addressing issues of civil or criminal activity that are charged by the Senate or House

    • B. 

      Has subpoena power

    • C. 

      Investigates the way public funds are spent

    • D. 

      All of the above