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How many members does the Iowa Senate have?
a) 25
b) 50
c) 75
d) 100

The FIRST version of the Iowa Constitution was drafted in ___, but since there were problems with it, another version was drafted and put into place in 1857.
a) 1767
b) 1819
c) 1802
d) 1846

Which of the following is/are types of courts in Iowa?
a) trial courts
b) appellate courts
c) both of these
d) neither of these

How many members does the Iowa House of Representatives have?
a) 25
b) 50
c) 75
d) 100

How long is each term that a member of the legislative branch serves?
a) 2 years
b) 4 years
c) 6 years
d) 8 years

How long is each term that a governor serves?
a) 2 years
b) 4 years
c) 6 years
d) 8 years

Elections are held to elect all of the following EXCEPT:
a) the governor
b) the judges
c) the senators
d) the representatives

What is the judicial branch in charge of doing?
a) interpreting laws
b) applying laws
c) deciding guilt or innocence
d) all of these

What is the legislative branch in charge of doing?
a) interpreting laws
b) making laws
c) carrying out laws
d) settling disputes

What is the executive branch in charge of doing?
a) interpreting laws
b) making laws
c) carrying out laws
d) settling disputes

The Senate and the House of Representatives are part of which branch of government?
a) Legislative
b) Democratic
c) Executive
d) Judicial

The governor of the state of Iowa lives at:
a) White House
b) Salisbury House
c) Terrace Hill
d) Bevington-Kaser Mansion

How old must a person be in order to be governor of Iowa?
a) 25
b) 30
c) 35
d) 40

Which of the following is NOT an office in the Exective Branch?
a) Secretary of State
b) Secretary of Agriculture
c) Attorney General
d) Judge of State

The first governor of Iowa was ____.
a) Ansel Briggs
b) Barack Obama
c) George Bush
d) Terry Branstad

The Lieutenant Governor of Iowa is, ____ who is a former Senator from Osceola.
a) Hillary Clinton
b) Kim Reynolds
c) Michelle Bachman
d) Sarah Palin

Iowa became a state on December 28, _______.
a) 1846
b) 1543
c) 1759
d) 1990

The governor of Iowa is currently
a) Ansel Briggs
b) George Bush
c) Barack Obama
d) Terry Branstad

The capital was in all of the following cities, EXCEPT:
a) Burlington
b) Des Moines
c) Sioux City
d) Iowa City

Which of the following is the correct order in the process of statehood??
a) territory, state, district
b) state district, territory
c) district, territory, state
d) territory, district, state

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