How About A Parlimentary Puzzler?

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Parliamentary Procedure Quizzes & Trivia

Puzzled by parlipro? Tongue-tied by motions? Perplexed by whether a motion is debatable or amendable? Who came up with the rules of parliamentary procedure anyway? Even the most parli-wise among us are occasionally stumped by a parliamentary puzzler.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _____ is used to obtain information about meeting procedure?
    • A. 

      Parlimentary Inquiry

    • B. 

      Google Search

    • C. 

      Point of Order

  • 2. 
    The previous question means _____?
    • A. 

      "I didn't here you, would you repeat the question?"

    • B. 

      If adopted by a 2/3's vote, debate ends and a vote is immediately taken

    • C. 

      A question asked the second time

  • 3. 
    Other than the Articles of Incorporation, the highest body of rules in an organization are _____?
    • A. 

      Robert's Rules of Order

    • B. 

      Bylaws

    • C. 

      "what not to wear"

  • 4. 
    A quorum is _____?
    • A. 

      The largest number that can be expected to attend a meeting, except in bad weather

    • B. 

      Officers of the organization

    • C. 

      The minimum number of members who must be present for business to be transacted

  • 5. 
    A main motion _____.
    • A. 

      Brings business before the assembly

    • B. 

      Is a new dance

    • C. 

      Is more important than a minor motion

  • 6. 
    If a member makes a motion that is not in order, _____.
    • A. 

      Everyone should say "shame on you"

    • B. 

      He has to write "I'm sorry" 100 times

    • C. 

      The chair may suggest an alternate motion

  • 7. 
    Motions that are debated _____.
    • A. 

      Get 10 minutes of discussion

    • B. 

      Got to court

    • C. 

      Are a lot of trouble

  • 8. 
    Motion to rescind means _____.
    • A. 

      "I take it back, I didn't mean it"

    • B. 

      To send it again

    • C. 

      To change the results of a vote

  • 9. 
    Call for orders of the day _____.
    • A. 

      Asks to stick to the agenda

    • B. 

      Takes your lunch request

    • C. 

      Checks to see how much merchandise was sold

  • 10. 
    A meeting at which the proceedings are secret is called
    • A. 

      A surprise

    • B. 

      An executive session

    • C. 

      A fraternity