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Central Texas College: GOVT 2305 Lesson 2 Quiz and Answers Question 1 U. S. Senators . 2 out of 2 points Selected Answer: e. none of the above Answers: a. init... ially were appointed by George Washington b. must have served in government before election to the senate c. must have served in the military d. options a, b, and c e. none of the above • Question 2 Which of the following best describes why passing new laws through Congress is difficult? 2 out of 2 points Selected Answer: d. cooperation between the House and senate is necessary to pass legislation Answers: a. the fact that Congress has a tradition of slowness in action b. the power exercised by the president pro tempore of the senate c. the threat of a presidential veto d. cooperation between the House and senate is necessary to pass legislation e. the power exercised by the Speaker of the House • Question 3 2 out of 2 points In the two-chamber Congress, both chambers vote individually on bills, and often the votes of the two chambers disagree. To reach consensus, the two chambers create which type of committee? Selected Answer: c. conference committee Answers: a. standing committee b. ad hoc committee c. conference committee d. select committee e. joint committee • Question 4 2 out of 2 points If the president vetoes a bill passed by Congress, then Congress may, in turn, check presidential power by overriding the veto. What is the threshold that Congress needs to be successful with the override? Selected Answer: a. a two-thirds majority in both chambers Answers: a. a two-thirds majority in both chambers b. a simple majority of both chambers c. a three-fourths majority in both chambers d. a two-thirds majority in only one chamber e. a simple majority of either chamber • Question 5 A U.S. House of Representatives member may occasionally vote a certain way on one bill in 2 out of 2 points exchange for a favorable vote on another bill. This process as known as . Selected Answer: e. logrolling Answers: a. cloture b. gerrymandering c. overriding a veto d. lobbying e. logrolling • Question 6 In which of the following ways do members of Congress serve their constituents? 2 out of 2 points Selected Answer: d. all of these responses Answers: a. provide information about federal programs b. reflect their opinions when voting on legislation c. visit with a community group to educate its members about the political system d. all of these responses e. none of these responses • Question 7 The U.S. bicameral legislative system . 2 out of 2 points Selected Answer: e. all of the above Answers: a. allowed for compromise between factions at the Constitutional Convention b. makes passage of laws more difficult than in a unicameral system c. divides the legislative power nearly equally between the two chambers d. allows for a system of checks and balances within the legislative branch e. all of the above • Question 8 Committees in Congress . 2 out of 2 points Selected Answer: d. options a, b, and c Answers: a. hold hearings and conduct investigations b. offer modifications and additions to bills c. review the operation of federal agencies d. options a, b, and c e. none of the above • Question 9 2 out of 2 points The U.S. Senate plays a pivotal role in the selection of cabinet officers and federal judges. What is this role? Selected Answer: b. The president chooses the appointee but the senate must confirm that appointment before the candidate assumes the office. Answers: a. The senate recommends all appointees to the president. b. The president chooses the appointee but the senate must confirm that appointment before the candidate assumes the office. c. The senate recommends the nominee and the president confirms the appointment. d. Each senator must be consulted by the president during the confirmation process. e. The president is required to appoint any candidate recommended by the senate. • Question 10 The U. S. Senate . 2 out of 2 points Selected Answer: d. options a, b, and c Answers: a. represents the states equally b. is designed to be a slower body than the House c. is designed as a protection against tyranny by the majority d. options a, b, and c e. none of the above • Question 11 Currently the population of the average congressional district is . 2 out of 2 points Selected Answer: e. approximately 650,000 Answers: a. more than 1 million b. less than 10,000 c. roughly 136,000 d. about 50,000 e. approximately 650,000 • Question 12 2 out of 2 points Of the 10,000 or so bills introduced annually in Congress, eventually become law. Selected Answer: b. 5 to 10 percent Answers: a. less than 1 percent b. 5 to 10 percent c. 25 to 30 percent d. 50 to 55 percent e. over 75 percent • Question 13 The first Congress in North America was . 2 out of 2 points Selected Answer: b. the Albany Congress Answers: a. the House of Burgesses b. the Albany Congress c. the Charleston Congress d. the First Continental Congress e. the Second Continental Congress • Question 14 2 out of 2 points Which of the following is not a role of the president in the process of enacting a bill into law? Selected Answer: d. The president may cast a vote to break a tie in either chamber of Congress. Answers: a. The president may use the national media to lobby publicly for passage, or defeat, of the bill. b. The president may recommend legislation to members of Congress. c. The president may attempt to strongly influence the votes of members of Congress. d. The president may cast a vote to break a tie in either chamber of Congress. e. The president may openly state great displeasure with the outcome of the bill. • Question 15 The process of gerrymandering refers to . 2 out of 2 points Selected Answer: e. the drawing of congressional district boundaries to favor a particular political party or group Answers: a. illegally tampering with votes b. increasing the size of a congressional district c. reducing the size of the House of Representatives d. the concept of “one man, one vote” e. the drawing of congressional district boundaries to favor a particular political party or group • Question 16 The presiding officer in the U.S. Senate is . 0 out of 2 points Selected Answer: a. the president pro tempore of the senate Answers: a. the president pro tempore of the senate b. the clerk of the senate. c. the secretary of state. d. the majority whip of the senate e. the vice president of the United States. • Question 17 2 out of 2 points What role does the senate play in the impeachment and/or removal of the president or federal judges from office? Selected Answer: e. The senate has the power to try and remove the individual from office after the House has charged the person with an offense. Answers: a. The senate has sole power to initiate impeachment proceedings, but these do not automatically remove the individual from office. b. The senate does not have a role in impeachment and/or removal proceedings. c. Both chambers of Congress have the power to bring impeachment charges, but only the president may remove the individual from office. d. The senate is the only chamber with power to impeach, try, and remove the official. e. The senate has the power to try and remove the individual from office after the House has charged the person with an offense. • Question 18 2 out of 2 points What role does the House of Representatives play in the impeachment and/or removal of the president or federal judges from office? Selected Answer: e. The House may bring formal impeachment charges against the individual, but such charges do not automatically remove the official from office. Answers: a. The House of Representatives has sole responsibility to both impeach and remove the official. b. Only the House of Representatives may vote to remove the official from office. c. The House of Representatives can recommend only actions to the Supreme Court. d. The House of Representatives does not have a role in impeachment and/or removal proceedings. e. The House may bring formal impeachment charges against the individual, but such charges do not automatically remove the official from office. • Question 19 When the U.S. Senate enters into endless debate as a procedural tactic to block a vote on the 0 out of 2 points senate floor, other senators may call for a(n) vote, which immediately ends debate and forces a vote on the issue. Selected Answer: d. censure Answers: a. open rule b. closed rule c. filibuster d. censure e. cloture • Question 20 Since 1913 , . 2 out of 2 points Selected Answer: a. the number of seats in the House is set at 435 Answers: a. the number of seats in the House is set at 435 b. members of the House are elected by state legislatures c. eligibility for membership in the House requires nomination by a political party d. members of the House must be “natural born ” citizens e. all of the above • Question 21 Which of the following is not a duty or responsibility of the speaker of the House? 2 out of 2 points Selected Answer: e. censuring House members for disciplinary reasons Answers: a. appointing committee chairs b. acting as arbiter and interpreter of the House rules c. recognizing members who speak in the House d. assigning bills to committee for consideration e. censuring House members for disciplinary reasons • Question 22 Which of the following individuals would be able to introduce a bill in the House of Representatives? 2 out of 2 points Selected Answer: b. a member of the House Answers: a. a member of the senate b. a member of the House c. the chief justice of the U.S. d. a lobbyist e. the president • Question 23 2 out of 2 points The power that requires a “yes” vote by a simple majority of the senate is . Selected Answer: b. confirmation of appointees Answers: a. impeachment b. confirmation of appointees c. casework d. ratification of treaties e. oversight • Question 24 Compared to most other countries that also have two chambers in the legislative body, one significant characteristic of the U.S. Congress is that . 2 out of 2 points Selected Answer: a. the two legislative houses are about equal in power Answers: a. the two legislative houses are about equal in power b. the U.S. Congress may remove the president from office c. it works at a rapid pace in enacting important legislation d. its members are better paid e. it has total control over the executive branch • Question 25 2 out of 2 points The president may refuse to act upon or sign a bill for which he or she is opposed. If Congress passes a bill and sends it to the president within 10 days of the end of a congressional session and the president does not act on the bill, then the bill does not become law. This procedure is known as . Selected Answer: b. the pocket veto Answers: a. a presidential override b. the pocket veto c. presidential oversight d. cloture e. a filibuster [Show More]

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