Legislative Quiz

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Legislative quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many members are there in Congress?
    • A. 

      535

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      435

    • D. 

      538

    • E. 

      375

  • 2. 
    According to the constitution, each state is entitled to at least ________ seat in the House of Representatives.
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      One

    • D. 

      Five

    • E. 

      None

  • 3. 
    A population count taken every 10 years to gather information about the American people is called a _______.
    • A. 

      Population count

    • B. 

      Census

    • C. 

      Bicameral Legislate

    • D. 

      A toll

    • E. 

      American Hunt

  • 4. 
    Each representative has a small; oddly shaped district that he has chosen to represent called a _________
    • A. 

      Constituent

    • B. 

      Snake

    • C. 

      Gerrymander

    • D. 

      Constitutional outland

    • E. 

      Prairie

  • 5. 
    The senate is made up of ______ members
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      75

    • D. 

      93

    • E. 

      100

  • 6. 
    Senators serve __________ year terms as apposed to the house which only serve two year terms
    • A. 

      Seven

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Six

    • E. 

      Five

  • 7. 
    In both the house and the senate, the political party to which more then half the members belong to is known as the__________.
    • A. 

      Ledger

    • B. 

      Majority party

    • C. 

      Minority party

    • D. 

      Speaker of the party

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    In the House of Representative the ________________ is the most powerful leader.
    • A. 

      Majority leader

    • B. 

      Minority leader

    • C. 

      President pro tempor

    • D. 

      Speaker of the house

    • E. 

      Mr. Honor

  • 9. 
    The _____________ is a committee in both the house and the senate covering areas such as education, veterans, affairs, and commerce.
    • A. 

      Joint committees

    • B. 

      Select committees

    • C. 

      Standing committees

    • D. 

      Conference committees

    • E. 

      Official committees

  • 10. 
    The president pro tempore is more of a figurative leader than an actually leader of which house?
    • A. 

      The House of Representatives

    • B. 

      The Pentucket Regional School District

    • C. 

      The Senate

    • D. 

      The House of Confederates

    • E. 

      The House of Federalist