Parlimentary Procedure - Week 2

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Parliamentary Procedure Quizzes & Trivia

You will be given 20 questions, your 5 extra credit questions are on a separate quiz until I figure this program out. . Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A motion to Adjourn requires
    • A. 

      A two-thirds vote to pass.

    • B. 

      A second.

    • C. 

      No vote at all.

  • 2. 
    A  Parliamentary Inquiry
    • A. 

      Requires a second, and majority vote to be accepted.

    • B. 

      May not interrupt a speaker and must be recognized by the chair.

    • C. 

      Is used to obtain information about a meeting procedure.

  • 3. 
    A gavel may be rapped to signal
    • A. 

      A recess,an adjournment, and a breach of order.

    • B. 

      A recess.

    • C. 

      An adjournment.

    • D. 

      A breach of order.

  • 4. 
    In the opening session of Chapter Team the following is the order in which the agenda occurs:
    • A. 

      The President calls the meeting to Order, the Sgt.-At-Arms leads the assembly in the pledge, the Secretary calls roll, the Sgt.-At-Arms introduces guests, the Treasurer's Report is read, the Secretary reads the Minutes fro approval.

    • B. 

      The President calls the meeting to Order, the Secretary calls roll, the Sgt.-At-Arms leads the assembly in the pledge, the Sgt.-At-Arms introduces guests, the Secretary reads the Minutes fro approval, the Treasurer's Report is read.

    • C. 

      The Sgt.-At-Arms leads the assembly in the pledge, the President calls the meeting to Order, the Secretary calls roll, the Sgt.-At-Arms introduces guests, the Secretary reads the Minutes fro approval, the Treasurer's Report is read.

    • D. 

      The President calls the meeting to Order, the Sgt.-At-Arms leads the assembly in the pledge, the Secretary calls roll, the Sgt.-At-Arms introduces guests, the Secretary reads the Minutes fro approval, the Treasurer's Report is read.

  • 5. 
    A recess must be taken to _________ _________, allow for informal consultation, and to secure information.
  • 6. 
    To abstain from a vote means to choose ________ ____ _________.
  • 7. 
    For the assembly to rise, the President is to rap the gavel
    • A. 

      2 times.

    • B. 

      1 time.

    • C. 

      3 times.

  • 8. 
    The Secretary has 5 minutes to complete the minutes of the meeting,
    • A. 

      And those 5 minutes are included in the 15 minutes given to present.

    • B. 

      And those 5 minutes are additional time allotted to the 15 minutes given to present.

  • 9. 
    The 15 minute time slot given to present ends when
    • A. 

      All officers, except the Secretary, exit the room.

    • B. 

      The gavel is wrapped to close the meeting.

    • C. 

      All officers, including the Secretary, exit the room.

  • 10. 
    Prior to being adopted a ______________ requires a majority vote in order to be amended.
    • A. 

      Constitution

    • B. 

      Motion to Lay on the Table.

  • 11. 
    A permanent committee established by an organization's constitution or by-laws perform a continuing function is called
    • A. 

      A Standing Committee.

    • B. 

      A Committee of the Whole.

    • C. 

      A Permanent Committee.

  • 12. 
    In the absence of a quorum, you may recess, adjourn, or fix the time in which to adjourn; However, moving into a ________________ is out of order.
    • A. 

      A Standing Committee.

    • B. 

      Committee of the Whole

    • C. 

      A Permanent Committee.

  • 13. 
    An Amendments wording can be changed by
    • A. 

      Only inserting.

    • B. 

      Inserting, striking out and inserting, and substituting.

    • C. 

      Only striking out and inserting.

    • D. 

      Inserting and substituting.

  • 14. 
    A motion becomes part of the assembly and is open for debate AFTER it is ____________ by the chair.
  • 15. 
    If a motion is made that you strongly disagree with and feel the assembly should not even discuss, you should
    • A. 

      Allow the motion to pass and then move to amend it.

    • B. 

      Debate your against the motion and vote for the objected side.

    • C. 

      Move that the assembly object to the consideration of the question.

  • 16. 
    Committee Reports is the last item addressed before moving into Unfinished/Old Business.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The Secretary has 5 minutes to complete the minutes including _______________, sign the minutes, walk to the front to hand them to the judge, and to exit the room.
    • A. 

      Rereading them for errors

    • B. 

      Asking questions

  • 18. 
    The Sgt.-At-Arms is to always introduce the judges as guests.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    You are to never state the real name of your school or officers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False