chapter 11,12,13 SI QUIZ

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Question 1

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How many spots are in the House of Reps?
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  • 458
  • 243
  • 435
  • 398

Question 2

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How many Senators are there?
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  • 100
  • 50
  • 200
  • 150

Question 3

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How long is a Senate term?
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  • 2
  • 4
  • 6
  • 8

Question 4

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How long is a House of Reps term?
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  • 6
  • 8
  • 4
  • 2

Question 5

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Define Bicameral
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  • 2 camels
  • 2 congresses
  • 2 branches or chambers

Question 6

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House of reps have the power to:
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  • pass legislation
  • pick senator
  • impeach
  • hold debates

Question 7

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Senate can:
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  • hold impeachment trials
  • arrest unconstitutional member
  • veto laws
  • pick president

Question 8

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How many presidents have been impeached?
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  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Question 9

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If no candidate gets majority electoral votes then ______ decides
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  • Senate
  • Congress
  • House of reps
  • My mom

Question 10

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________ can ratify treaties.
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  • President
  • Senate
  • Congress
  • House of Reps

Question 11

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How many votes from the Senate does it take to ratify treaty?
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  • 0
  • 1/3
  • 2/3
  • 1

Question 12

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All proposed tax bills come from ___________.
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  • Senate
  • House of Reps
  • Congress
  • president

Question 13

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Connecticut compromise also known as the ____________.
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  • Boston Tea Party
  • Federalist agreement
  • Great Compromise
  • Constitutional convention

Question 14

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The Great Compromise dealt with __________________________.
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  • Proportional representation
  • Equal representation
  • Proportional vs. Equal representation
  • All the these

Question 15

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Which bicameral branch is considered the upper house?
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  • House of Reps.
  • Senate
  • Neither

Question 16

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Which article of the Constitution sets forth the responsibilities of the president?
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  • Article II
  • Article I
  • Article III
  • all of them

Question 17

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According to the Constitution, the minimum age requirement for the president is
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  • forty
  • thirty-five
  • forty-five
  • thirty

Question 18

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The powers of the president as outlined in the Constitution are
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  • extensively and specifically described
  • very similar to the powers of a parliamentary executive
  • briefly stated and comparatively vague
  • more elaborately described than the powers of Congress.

Question 19

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The Constitution does not give the president power to
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  • veto legislation
  • serve as administrative head of the nation
  • serve as commander-in-chief of the military
  • declare war
  • convene sessions of Congress

Question 20

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It takes a _________ vote of Congress to overturn a presidential veto
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  • a moajority
  • one-third
  • two-thirds
  • 100%

Question 21

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Researchers of both chambers (house & senate)
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  • Joint committees
  • Conference committee
  • Select committee
  • Subcommittee

Question 22

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Experts who propose the legislation
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  • Joint Committee
  • Subcommittee
  • Select Committee
  • Conference Committee

Question 23

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Serve for a specific purpose ex: (debt reduction)
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  • Joint Committee
  • Subcommittee
  • Select Committee
  • Conference Committee

Question 24

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They negotiate differences between two chambers
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  • Joint committee
  • Select Committee
  • Subcommittee
  • Conference Committee

Question 25

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_______ are party enforcers (make sure people vote for their party)
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  • Whips
  • President
  • Secretaries
  • Party representatives

Question 26

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Significance of Article 1 section 1:
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  • States who can be president
  • States who can vote
  • States who can be in the Senate
  • States who can be in the House of reps.

Question 27

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How do you meet regulations to be president?
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  • 35 years old, natural born citizen, 14 years living US
  • 35 years old, natural born citizen, 41 years living in US
  • 25 years old, foreign citizen, 14 years living in US
  • 30 years old, natural born citizen. 12 years living in US

Question 28

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Powers not specifically said in the Constitution
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  • Inherent Powers
  • Constitutional Powers
  • Implied Powers
  • Enumerated Powers

Question 29

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Article 1
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  • Presidency
  • Congress
  • Judiciary

Question 30

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Article 2
Answer
  • Congress
  • Presidency
  • Judiciary

Question 31

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Article 3
Answer
  • Congress
  • Judiciary
  • Presidency

Question 32

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•Judges have their jobs for
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  • 2 years
  • 6 years
  • 4 years
  • lifetime

Question 33

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Act of waging war against united states or aiding enemy against United States
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  • Treason
  • Fraud
  • terrorism

Question 34

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Used when federal officials come across laws questionable for being unconstitutional
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  • Checks & Balances
  • Judicial Activism
  • Judicial Review
  • Judicial Supremacy

Question 35

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The Judicial Procedures Reform Bill of 1937:a legislative initiative proposed by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt to add more justices to the U.S. Supreme Court. Roosevelt's purpose was to obtain favorable rulings regarding New Deal legislation that the court had ruled unconstitutional. (frequently called the "court-packing plan")
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  • True
  • False

Question 36

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What court case reflects Judicial Review?
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  • Plessy vs. ferguson
  • Marybury vs. madison

Question 37

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What year was Judicial review introduced?
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  • 1803
  • 1789
  • 1996
  • 2001

Question 38

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In order for a bill to get veto, both chambers (senate & House) need to have a 2/3 vote.
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  • True
  • False

Question 39

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Vass majority of court cases start?
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  • District Court
  • State Court
  • Supreme Court

Question 40

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3 basic functions:
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  • Settle disputes, interpret laws, judicial review
  • start conflicts, make laws, judicial review
  • Settle disputes, make laws, judicial review

Question 41

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Past court decisions influence how courts rule on the same matter in the future
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  • common law
  • civil law
  • statutory law

Question 42

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Set of cases that they are able to trial
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  • Jurisdiction
  • Venue
  • Competence

Question 43

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How many tiers of federal court system?
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  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Question 44

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___________ approves judges?
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  • senate
  • House
  • President

Question 45

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___________ appoints judges?
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  • President
  • Senate
  • House

Question 46

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__________ courts have original jurisdiction
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  • Trial
  • Supreme
  • District

Question 47

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How many circuit courts in U.S?
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  • 6
  • 12
  • 24

Question 48

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How many district courts in U.S?
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  • 26
  • 57
  • 94

Question 49

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Two types of law that make up public law?
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  • Civil and Criminal
  • Statutory and Criminal
  • Civil and Statutory

Question 50

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Federal judges salaries
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  • Can be reduced
  • Can't be reduced
  • stay the same

Question 51

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Known as Originator of Judicial Review.
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  • John Marshall
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Richard Nixon
  • George W. Bush

Question 52

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• 4 scenarios where federal courts have original jurisdiction: 1) Causes involving treaties with other countries 2) Cases involving U.S constitution 3) Cases where the law at issue is a federal law 4) Someone sues U.S government for wronging them in a way
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  • True
  • False

Question 53

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FIAT JUSTITIA is Latin for ‘‘Let justice be done"
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 54

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Every two years, _________ of the Senate must stand for reelection.
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  • One fourth
  • One Half
  • One third
  • All

Question 55

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All U.S. Senators were no longer chosen by state legislatures after the passage of the
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  • Thirteenth Amendment
  • Seventeenth Amendment
  • Sixteenth Amendment
  • Nineteenth Amendment

Question 56

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Every two years, how many of the 435 House seats are up for reelection at the same time?
Answer
  • All
  • One quarter
  • One half
  • One third

Question 57

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The redistribution of seats among the states every ten years after a census is known as
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  • redistricting
  • reapportionment
  • gerrymandering
  • reallocation

Question 58

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A president can be impeached by the _________ and tried and removed from office by the __________.
Answer
  • House; House
  • Senate; House
  • House; Senate
  • Senate; Senate

Question 59

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Which of the following powers is the exclusive power of the Senate?
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  • To approve treaties
  • To Impeach
  • To Redistrict
  • To initiate revenue bills

Question 60

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The power to declare war resides with:
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  • The House and Senate together
  • The House Armed Services Committee
  • The House of Representatives
  • The President only

Question 61

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The American public generally
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  • holds Congress as an institution in higher regard than it holds individual members of Congress
  • holds individual members of Congress in higher regard than it holds Congress as an institution
  • holds Congress in higher regard than it holds the president
  • holds neither Congress nor its members in high regard

Question 62

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The practice of altering district lines for partisan advantage after the census is also known as
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  • redistricting
  • reapportionment
  • gerrymandering
  • cloture
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