Bourinot's Rules Of Order Book Quiz!

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This quiz is intended to test some of the basics of process in Bourinot's rules of order. True/false questions are included and included for each major issue is whether one can interrupt the speaker if the action must be seconded, if the motion is debatable, amendable, and what kind of majority is required.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To have a motion studied more before voting on it, you say, "I move that the motion be referred to. "     To do this, may you interrupt the speaker?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 2. 
    Does a motion for more study need to be seconded?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 3. 
    Is a  motion for more study debatable?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    Is a motion for more study amendable?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    What kind of majority is required for a motion for more study? 
    • A. 

      Majority

    • B. 

      2/3 Majority

    • C. 

      No vote taken, chair rules

  • 6. 
    To consider something out of its scheduled order you say "I move the agenda be amended in order to deal with the following item. . . ". May you interrupt the speaker?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    Does amending the agenda order require a second?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 8. 
    Is a motion to amend the order of the agenda debatable?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 9. 
    Is a motion to amend the order of the agenda amendable?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 10. 
    What kind of majority is required to amend the order of an agenda?
    • A. 

      Majority

    • B. 

      2/3 Majority

    • C. 

      No vote taken, chair rules

  • 11. 
    If you believe that there is an issue that prevents you from participating in the meeting (such as having trouble hearing discussion), you can say "point of privilege" to address your issue.   May you interrupt the speaker for a point of privilege?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 12. 
    Do you need a second for a point of privilege?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 13. 
    Is a point of privilege debatable?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 14. 
    Is a point of privilege amendable?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 15. 
    What kind of majority is required for a point of privilege?
    • A. 

      Majority

    • B. 

      2/3 majority

    • C. 

      No vote taken, chair rules

  • 16. 
    An amendment to a motion does not have to relate to the motion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    If you want to speak on a motion you must be recognized by the Chairperson.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The Chairperson decides when the debate should end.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    A point of order can be raised even when someone else is talking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The Chairperson is never required to relinquish the chair under any circumstances.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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