Iss225 Test 4.

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Iss225 exam 4.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How long does a congress last?
  • 2. 
    How long can a bill survive in congress?
  • 3. 
    The limitation for debate in the house is _ minute
  • 4. 
    Talking a bill to death is known as a ________
  • 5. 
    How many senators must petition for cloture?
  • 6. 
    A filibuster-proof coalition has __ members of a party in the senate
  • 7. 
    Funds provided by congress for grants, programs, etc to state are known as _______
  • 8. 
    A member of the house's term is _ years
  • 9. 
    A member of the senate's term is _ years
  • 10. 
    Helping constituents (through consumer protection action, etc) is known as _______
  • 11. 
    Senator response to "hot button issues" that don't get at the root of the problem are known as _____ _____
  • 12. 
    All spending bills (aka the power of the purse) must originate in the ______
  • 13. 
    The power of the senate to approve presidential appointments/treaties is known as _____ ___ ______
  • 14. 
    The qualification requirements of the house are:
    • A. 

      Be a citizen for 7 years

    • B. 

      Be a citizen for 9 years

    • C. 

      Be 20 years old

    • D. 

      Be 30 years old

  • 15. 
    The qualification requirements of the senate are:
    • A. 

      Be a citizen for 7 years

    • B. 

      Be a citizen for 9 years

    • C. 

      Be 20 years old

    • D. 

      Be 30 years old

  • 16. 
    A permanent committee that deals with a particular area of legislation is known as a _______ committee
  • 17. 
    The ____ __ _____ committee is responsible for bills regarding taxing
  • 18. 
    The _________ committee is responsible for all spending bills
  • 19. 
    The _____ committee decides when a bill gets debated, and what the rules are for it (open/closed/modified)
  • 20. 
    A _____ committee has members from both houses of congress
  • 21. 
    This type of committee resolves differences between forms of senate/house bills
  • 22. 
    A _____ committee studies specific problems, and is temporary
  • 23. 
    The most powerful position in the house is the ______
  • 24. 
    The most powerful position in the senate is the ____ ______
  • 25. 
    The last time the US officially declared war was