Chapter 5, Section 1 (Congressional Membership) Question Preview (ID: 13652)

Freshmen Government.

Congressional meetings are called:
a) Sessions
b) Terms
c) Gatherings
d) Debates

The largest body of Congress is the:
a) Senate
b) President
c) House
d) Supreme Court

This body of Congress has two members from each state:
a) Senate
b) President
c) House
d) Supreme Court

The formal disapproval of a Senator's actions is called a:
a) Censure
b) Treason
c) Gerrymandering
d) Census

Which of the following is a Senatorial benefit?
a) Censure
b) Census
c) Gerrymandering
d) Franking Privilege

Representatives are elected from:
a) Presidential Appointments
b) Gerrymandering
c) Congressional Districts
d) Congress

Redistricting power was abused by creating congressional district of unequal power and by
a) Census
b) Censure
c) Bicameral Legislature
d) Gerrymandering

Senators are elected for
a) two year terms
b) six year terms
c) life
d) four year terms

One reason incumbents are re-elected is because they have
a) Republican support.
b) name recognition with voters.
c) parlimentary procedure.
d) Constitutional Convention debates.

Members of Congress can be arrested for this offense even when attending Congress.
a) treason
b) murder
c) bribery
d) tax evasion

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