Basic Parliamentary Procedure

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Parliamentary Procedure Quizzes & Trivia

This test contains basic information any student of parliamentary procedure should know. Based upon FFA contest teachings.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Rule of the Majority

    • B. 

      Rights of the Minority

    • C. 

      One Thing at a Time

    • D. 

      Courtesy to Everyone

    • E. 

      Stand to be recognized

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT a type of vote, according to FFA and Robert's Rules of Order?
    • A. 

      Voice

    • B. 

      Stand

    • C. 

      Secret Ballot

    • D. 

      Roll Call

    • E. 

      Proxy

  • 3. 
    The term to describe something that is relevant is:
    • A. 

      Germane

    • B. 

      Amend

    • C. 

      Quorum

    • D. 

      Subsidiary

    • E. 

      Incidental

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Standing and Constitutional

    • B. 

      Standing and Sitting

    • C. 

      Standing and Preexisting

    • D. 

      Standing and Special

  • 5. 
    Motions that are laid on the table or postponed definitely can only sit there until the end of the next monthly FFA meeting (under normal conditions, when the organization meets monthly). 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Wachutalkinbout

  • 6. 
    Original Main Motions are new ideas presented for discussion and adoption by the chapter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Pig

  • 7. 
    There are 60 members in the chapter.  The constitution does not state a number for a quorum, therefore the number is______.  If the minimum quorum is present at the meeting, a majority of the voters is _______.
    • A. 

      31, 16

    • B. 

      60, 30

    • C. 

      30, 15

    • D. 

      20, 11

    • E. 

      40, 36

  • 8. 
    Amendments are done to add or insert, strike, and:
    • A. 

      Strike and add

    • B. 

      Strike and add or insert

    • C. 

      Substitute paragraphs

    • D. 

      Change the intent

  • 9. 
    A motion postponed to the next meeting is a general order because it is done with a majority vote.  To make it a special order, it should be adopted with a ______vote.
    • A. 

      Majority

    • B. 

      2/3

    • C. 

      No

    • D. 

      Secret

  • 10. 
    The motion used to kill a motion previously adopted is:
    • A. 

      Reconsider

    • B. 

      Take from the table

    • C. 

      Rescind

    • D. 

      Appeal