Legislative Branch Trivia Questions

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Legislative Branch Quizzes & Trivia

In the United States of America, the Legislative Branch consists of the House of Representatives and the Senate, which together form the United States Congress. How much do you know about the Legislative Branch? Let’s take a look.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the term of office for the House Of Representatives and Senate?
    • A. 

      House 5 Senate 3

    • B. 

      House 3 Senate 5

    • C. 

      House 6 Senate 2

    • D. 

      House 2 Senate 6

    • E. 

      House 1 Senate 7

  • 2. 
    What kind of bill must be started in the House of Representatives?
    • A. 

      Education

    • B. 

      Poperty

    • C. 

      Taxes

    • D. 

      Government

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Of what age do you need to be to be part of the Senate?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      40

    • D. 

      42

  • 4. 
    Which is Congress not allowed to do?
    • A. 

      Cannot give titles of nobility

    • B. 

      Cannot suspend the right of Habeus Corpus unless case of emergency

    • C. 

      Cannot pass Ex Post Facto laws

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    What is the power to spend money?
    • A. 

      Power to "coin" money

    • B. 

      Power of the Purse

    • C. 

      Power to regulate trade

    • D. 

      Power to collect taxes

  • 6. 
    Who has the power to impeach the president?
    • A. 

      Senate

    • B. 

      House of Representatives

    • C. 

      Vice President

    • D. 

      Barbara Boxer

  • 7. 
    Who is the jury at an impeachment trial? 
    • A. 

      House of Representatives

    • B. 

      Senate

    • C. 

      Congress