The Legislative Branch Quiz: MCQ Trivia!

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The legislative branch quiz: MCQ trivia! The government in most countries is divided into the judiciary, executive and the legislature. The legislature is tasked with the drafting of laws in most countries as well as having the power to call for war. What are the different steps taken in order for a law to be made and what role senators play in it? This quiz will help you learn more about this branch of government. Check it out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many members of the House of Representatives?
    • A. 

      435

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      535

    • D. 

      50

  • 2. 
    What happens to a bill once it's been assigned to a committee but before it's been reported to the floor?
    • A. 

      The committee discusses and debates the bill, working on making it better

    • B. 

      The president reviews it and signs it

    • C. 

      The bill is read out loud in the Senate

    • D. 

      There is a floor debate in which the Senate may filibuster

  • 3. 
    Which statement best describes the Legislative Branch's primary function?
    • A. 

      Congress makes laws

    • B. 

      Congress regulates government

    • C. 

      Congress carries out its laws

    • D. 

      Congress applies the Constitution

  • 4. 
    How is a bill introduced in the House of Representatives?
    • A. 

      It is placed in a hopper

    • B. 

      It is sung to a little kid by a cartoon bill

    • C. 

      It is given to your teacher

    • D. 

      It is read out loud

  • 5. 
    Who runs the Senate?
    • A. 

      The Vice President of the United States

    • B. 

      The Speaker of the Senate

    • C. 

      The President of the Senate

    • D. 

      Your teacher

  • 6. 
    Which is a way in which the Legislative Branch keeps the Executive Branch in check?
    • A. 

      The impeachment process

    • B. 

      The president needs to sign a bill for it to become law

    • C. 

      The Supreme Court can overrule a law

    • D. 

      The Senate can investigate a judge

  • 7. 
    Senators serve a term of 6 years.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The entire House of Representatives is up for election every 2 years.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Members of Congress only serve on one committee at a time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What is the minimum number of years a person must be a citizen to run for the House?
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