Ch. 5 Gov.
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Ch. 5 Gov.
The speaker of the House
is the most powerful officer in Congress
to ensure that the majority of all senators are esperienced,
only one third of the senators are up for reelection every two years.
The senior senator from each state is the
senator who has served the longer period of time
the writers of the Constitution established a bicarmel legislature in order to
provide equal representation in one house for all of the states.
The function of each party's committee on committees is to
make nominations for membership on standing committees.
The Senate and the House of Representatives have passed different versions of an air pollution bill. The kind of committee that would most likely be formed to work out a compromise would be a
A 32-year-old member of Congress has recently been reelected for her second term of office. It may be assumed that this person is a
Congress is in session, and the pre sident is given a bill to sign. He lets the bill sit on his desk for 10 days. It can be concluded that
the bill has become a law
Committees appointed on a temporart basis to consider issues not handled by the standin committees are called
After a bill is introduced, it is usually
sent to a standing committee
the Senate, unlike the House of Representatives, does not have the power to
introduce appropriation bills
if the president
is presiding in the Senate, it may be assumed that the
vice-president is absent.
A member of the Senate must
have been a citizen of the US for at least nine years
Congress in not allowed to
favor the trade of one state over another state
For a bill to become a law, the
House and Senate both must pass it
Congress determines how the seats in the House are to be apportioned
every 10 years, after the census is taken.
If a states population decreases, its numver of senators
stays the same
Regular elections for members of the House of Representatives are held
in November of each even-numbered year.
Memers of the House of Representatives must be all of the following EXCEPT:
Which of the following does not apply to the Senate?
Both houses of Congress have specific guidlines regarding
all of the above
Censured memers of Congress
must stand alone at the front of the House or Senate as charges are read against them.
is by custom the longest-serving member of the majority party
Each standing committee is divided into
Before a bill is approved
all of the above
Conference committees are formed
to work out compromises when the House and the Senate pass different versions of the same bill
Which of the followig is an implied pwer of Congress?
providing for the general welfare of the US
All of the following are delegated powers of Congress EXCEPT:
none of the above
The impeachment process can be used to impeach
the president, the vice-persident, and federal judges
Which of the following in NOT a special pwer of the Senate?
All bills for raising money must begin in the Senate