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SS8 CG2 Legislative Branch

Quiz by Katie Cott

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10 questions
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  • Q1
    What is the name of the legislature of the Georgia government?
    Congress
    Georgia General Assembly
    Supreme Court
    Parliament
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  • Q2
    What is the role of the legislative branch
    enforce laws
    interpret laws
    create laws
    carry out laws
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  • Q3
    True or false? The Georgia legislature is made up of the House of Representative and Senate.
    False
    True
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  • Q4
    What happens to a bill after it has been introduced, read, and assigned a number?
    it is sent to the full chamber for a vote
    it is sent to the governor for him to sign it
    it is assigned to a committee
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  • Q5
    Where does most of the work of the legislature happen?
    on the floor of the House of Representatives
    in committees
    on the floor of the Senate
    in private meetings with the governor
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  • Q6
    What happens when a bill goes to committee?
    it is always sent to the full chamber for a vote
    everyone agrees with most bills
    it is studied, discussed, and debated
    people only vote for bills that they care about or that affect people in their district
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  • Q7
    What are the qualifications to be a state senator in Georgia?
    Must be 21 years old, a U.S. citizen, GA resident for 2 years, & Resident of their district for 1 year
    Must be 25, a U.S. citizen, GA resident for 2 years, & Resident of their district for 1 year
    Must be 30 years old, a U.S. citizen for 15 years, & a GA resident for 6 years
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  • Q8
    What are the requirements to be a Georgia representative in the state's House of Representatives
    Must be 21 years old, a U.S. citizen, GA resident for 2 years, & Resident of their district for 1 year
    Must be 30 years old, a U.S. citizen for 15 years, & a GA resident for 6 years
    Must be 25 years old, a U.S. citizen, GA resident for 2 years, & Resident of their district for 1 year
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  • Q9
    Which of the following is something a standing committee can NOT do?
    kill a bill
    vote for a bill and send it to the governor so that she/he can sign it into law
    amend a bill before sending to the full chamber for a vote
    discuss/debate a bill
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  • Q10
    From where does most of Georgia's revenue ($$)?
    individual income taxes
    lottery ticket sales
    corporate income taxes
    fees for things like hunting licenses
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