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Exam #4 Review Questions

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  • Q1
    Which of the statements about Congress is true?
    The President may pick either a House or Senate version of a bill to sign or veto.
    Gerrymandering impacts the Senate's makeup
    The minority party in the House has much more power than the minority party in the Senate.
    Floor work in the House has numerous rules.
    30s
  • Q2
    The Necessary and Proper Clause __________.
    has expanded the role of Congress relative to that of the states
    has increased the powers of the state governments at the expense of Congress' powers
    was eliminated as a consequence of the Twenty-sixth Amendment
    has served to limit the expansion of national authority
    30s
  • Q3
    Oversight is the process in which Congress __________.
    chooses its leadership
    follows up on the laws enacted
    reviews the actions of committees
    supervises the activity of the judicial branch
    30s
  • Q4
    The reallocation of seats in the House to each state after each census is __________.
    reapportionment
    redistricting
    constituent service
    gerrymandering
    30s
  • Q5
    Gerrymandering is __________.
    the creation of district boundaries for the purpose of gaining advantage
    a process that attempts to limit debate on a bill in the Senate
    an attempt to prevent the passage of a bill through the use of unlimited debate
    legislation passed in southern states to limit African-American participation in elections
    30s
  • Q6
    Which statement about recent redistricting and gerrymandering is true?
    Gerrymandering allows a way as to ensure one political party’s continued strength in the state legislature.
    Only about 50-75 the seats in the Senate are open for real competition.
    Redistricting decisions are made by the majority party in the House of Representatives.
    Only about 50-75 the seats in the House are open for real competition.
    30s
  • Q7
    ______________ has a large impact upon the debate tactics in the House of Representatives.
    The Rules Committee
    A Hold
    Unanimous Consent
    The Filibuster
    30s
  • Q8
    Cloture requires ______ and stops a ____.
    2/3 of Senators; filibuster
    3/4 of Senators; Hold
    A majority of senators; unanimous consent
    3/5 of Senators; filibuster
    30s
  • Q9
    A member's request for a special appropriation for projects back home that are attached to a bill to gain votes is a(n) __________.
    discharge petition
    earmark
    hold
    authorization
    30s
  • Q10
    A senator votes for an unpopular policy after a briefing by the Intelligence Committee and information he cannot share with constituents. Which form of representation best describes the voting decision?
    Trustee
    Elite
    Pluralist
    Delegate
    30s
  • Q11
    An attempt in the Senate to prevent the passage of a bill through the use of unlimited debate is a(n) __________.
    cloture
    discharge petition
    logrolling
    filibuster
    30s
  • Q12
    The most important of the domestic powers of Congress are the right to collect taxes, __________.
    to spend, and to regulate commerce
    to establish checks upon the Executive and to coin money
    to establish post offices
    to borrow
    30s
  • Q13
    Which of the following is an accurate description of a power of the Senate?
    Passes articles of impeachment
    Ratifies treaties by the House
    Confirmation
    Negotiates treaties
    30s
  • Q14
    Which of the following is similar between the House and Senate?
    Term Lengths
    Unlimited Re-election
    Debate Rules
    Body Size
    30s
  • Q15
    A state has 3.5 million citizens. How many Senators can they expect in the US Senate?
    4
    3
    2
    5
    30s

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