Legislative Branch Quiz: Trivia MCQ!

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Legislative Branch Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following powers does Congress have?
    • A. 

      Raise/support armies

    • B. 

      Impeach criminals

    • C. 

      Tax

    • D. 

      Convict criminals

    • E. 

      Enforce laws

  • 2. 
    Seniority is ____    
    • A. 

      Senior discounts

    • B. 

      Old people

    • C. 

      Years of service

    • D. 

      Majority vote

    • E. 

      Congressional vote

  • 3. 
    The longest-serving committee member from the majority party becomes
    • A. 

      Speaker of the house

    • B. 

      Chairperson

    • C. 

      Congressional leader

    • D. 

      President pro tempore

    • E. 

      E) None of the above

  • 4. 
    The leader of the house is ___  
    • A. 

      Speaker

    • B. 

      President pro tempore

    • C. 

      Congressional leader

    • D. 

      Senator

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    The house has how many members?
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      435

    • C. 

      445

    • D. 

      430

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    A gerrymander is…
    • A. 

      Congressional vote

    • B. 

      A bill becoming a law

    • C. 

      Illegal voting procedure

    • D. 

      A cheap Senator

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    The senate has how many members?
    • A. 

      435

    • B. 

      102

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      2

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    A population count every 10 years is know as….
    • A. 

      Census

    • B. 

      Bureau

    • C. 

      Joint committee

    • D. 

      Standing vote

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Senators serve how many year terms?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      6

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Reps serve how many year terms?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      6

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Gerrymanders are illegal.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 12. 
    Senators serve 2 year terms.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 13. 
    The speaker is 2nd in line for the presidency.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 14. 
    The president pro tempore is 3rd in line for the presidency.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 15. 
    Senators are also congressional leaders.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Most congressional leaders are Senators.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Seniority is widely hated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Congress passes laws.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 19. 
    All laws pass through the speaker of the house.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 20. 
    Congress has 2 houses including the supreme court.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True