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Legislative Branch review

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18 questions
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  • Q1
    According to the Constitution, this person is in charge of the Senate?
    Speaker of the House
    Majority Leader
    President
    Vice President
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  • Q2
    What is an oddly shaped voting district called?
    ex post facto law
    franking
    filibuster
    gerrymander
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  • Q3
    What is a voting member of the community called?
    sentator
    representative
    consitutent
    president
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  • Q4
    A bicameral legislature is made up of ____ houses.
    four
    three
    two
    one
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  • Q5
    The two houses in Congress are called __ and ___.
    the Senate; the House of Republicans
    the Senate; the House of Representatives
    the State; the House of Representatives
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  • Q6
    Which of the following is a requirement to be in the House of Representatives?
    25 years old
    30 years old
    9 year citizen
    35 years old
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  • Q7
    Which of the following is a requirement to be in the Senate?
    35 years old
    7 year citizen
    25 years old
    9 year citizen
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  • Q8
    Which article of the Constitution sets up the Legislative Branch?
    5
    2
    1
    3
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  • Q9
    What fraction is needed to override a veto?
    3/4
    1/2
    2/3
    3/5
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  • Q10
    ___ powers are given to the legislative branch and are written in the Constitution.
    implied
    expressed
    elastic
    impeached
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  • Q11
    ___ powers are legislative powers that suggested by the Constitution or are given by the Elastic Clause.
    ex post facto
    elastic
    expressed
    implied
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  • Q12
    Who is in charge of the House of Representatives?
    Speaker of the House
    President pro tempore
    President
    Vice President
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  • Q13
    How many senators can each state send to Congress?
    as many as they want
    2
    10
    4
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  • Q14
    The number of representatives in the House of Representatives is determined by a state's ____.
    population
    government
    proportion
    representation
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  • Q15
    A representative's term is __ years.
    2
    8
    4
    6
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  • Q16
    A senator's term is ___ years.
    2
    12
    4
    6
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  • Q17
    The____ Clause allows Congress to make any law they consider to be necessary and proper.
    Santa
    Elastic
    Expressed
    Implied
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  • Q18
    To be sent to the President, a bill must be passed by ___.
    both houses
    committees
    the Senate
    the House of Representatives
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