Legislative Branch

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Legislative Branch Quizzes & Trivia

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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. 
    True or False:Senators serve a term of 6 years
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    True or False: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?