Legislative Branch Quiz-prsd

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Legislative Branch Quiz


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  • 1. 
    How many senators are there?
    • A. 

      200

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      435

    • D. 

      500

  • 2. 
    How many Representatives are there?
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      500

    • C. 

      444

    • D. 

      435

  • 3. 
    How many Senators does each state have?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      Depends on population

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      100

  • 4. 
    How many years does each senator serve?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      Until death or retirement

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      2

  • 5. 
    How many years does a representative serve?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      Until death or retirement

    • D. 

      8

  • 6. 
    What committee is created to do a special job for a limited period?
    • A. 

      Standing

    • B. 

      Conference

    • C. 

      Select

    • D. 

      Joint

  • 7. 
    How many Representatives does each state have?
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      Depends on population

  • 8. 
    What is the population count taken every ten years?
    • A. 

      Count

    • B. 

      Estimate

    • C. 

      Census

    • D. 

      Roll Call

  • 9. 
    You must be at least how old to run for Senate?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      40

    • C. 

      35

    • D. 

      30

  • 10. 
    Where does the Senate meet?
    • A. 

      White House

    • B. 

      Capital Building

    • C. 

      J.C.Honer's class

    • D. 

      Mandees

  • 11. 
    Legislative Branch Matching     1.      Census___                                                                                                                                                          2.    Seniority ___                                                                                  3.  Impeach ___                                           4. Bill of Attainder ___                               5. Lobbyist ___                                             6. Franking Privilege ___                           7. Veto ___                                                                                                 8. Joint Resolution ___                             9. Filibuster ___                                             10. Constituent ___                                                                                      A) When the president refuses to sign a bill.    B) Population count taken by the Census Bureau.       C) The people represented by a representative from the House of Representatives.       D) Years of service.      E) Talking a bill to death.      F) Laws that punish a person without a jury trial.       G) To accuse officials of misconduct in office.        H) When Senators and Representatives can send job-related mail without paying postage.         I) People hired by private groups to influence government decision makers.       J) Bills that are passed by both houses of Congress.Answer Key: 1.      B 2.    D 3.     G 4.    F 5.     I 6.    H 7.     A 8.    J 9.    E     10. C        
  • 12. 
    Each state is allowed 2 senators.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    A bill must be passed through both the House of Representatives and the Senate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False