How A Bill Becomes A Law? Take This Trivia Quiz To Find Out!

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How A Bill Becomes A Law? Take This Trivia Quiz To Find Out!

There are a lot of laws that have been made in different countries. That being said, there is a specific procedure that is followed before a bill becomes law, and we covered them all in the previous classes. Take this trivia quiz to find out just how well you understood them all and who is in charge of what. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When is a bill referred to the appropriate standing committee?
    • A. 

      After it is dropped into the "hopper"

    • B. 

      After the first reading

    • C. 

      After the second reading

    • D. 

      After the third reading

  • 2. 
    Appropriations measures often have many
    • A. 

      Resolutions.

    • B. 

      Concurrent resolutions.

    • C. 

      Discharge petitions.

    • D. 

      Riders.

  • 3. 
    __________ deal with matters in which the House and Senate must act together, but they do NOT have the force of law.
    • A. 

      Bills

    • B. 

      Concurrent resolutions

    • C. 

      Joint resolution

    • D. 

      Riders

  • 4. 
    The Campaign Reform Act of 2002 was brought to the floor for a vote only after a successful
    • A. 

      Discharge petition

    • B. 

      Rider petition

    • C. 

      Joint resolution

    • D. 

      Quorum

  • 5. 
     At what stage is a bill engrossed?
    • A. 

      After it is dropped into the "hopper"

    • B. 

      After the first reading

    • C. 

      After the second reading

    • D. 

      After the third reading

  • 6. 
    What constitutes a quorum for the Committee of the Whole in the House?
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      435

    • C. 

      192

    • D. 

      218

  • 7. 
    Bills dealing with what issue must originate in the House of Representatives?
    • A. 

      Raising revenue

    • B. 

      Agriculture

    • C. 

      The judiciary

    • D. 

      The military

  • 8. 
    Most often the fate of a bill in committee is to be
    • A. 

      Recommended unfavorably

    • B. 

      Favorably reported

    • C. 

      Pigeonholed

    • D. 

      Amended

  • 9. 
    For how long may a member of the House hold the floor in a debate without unanimous consent to a longer time limit?
    • A. 

      5 minutes

    • B. 

      20 minutes

    • C. 

      45 minutes

    • D. 

      60 minutes

  • 10. 
    Constitutional amendments are first proposed in Congress as
    • A. 

      Riders

    • B. 

      Bills

    • C. 

      Joint resolutions

    • D. 

      Concurrent resolutions

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