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What two legislative bodies make up Congress?
a) House of Representatives and the Senate
b) the White House and the Capitol
c) federal and confederation
d) judiciary and executive

What does both Marco Rubio and Jim Abbott want to change about the Constitution?
a) They want to make the federal government stronger
b) They want to add amendments to give the states more power
c) They want to get rid of the Supreme Court
d) They want the end term limits on the president

What kind of bills must always start in the US House of Representatives?
a) defense bills
b) revenue bills
c) education bills
d) commerce bills

How is the number of representtives in the US House of Representatives for each state determined?
a) by the physical size of the state
b) by the location of the state
c) the number is equal to the number in Senate
d) by the size of the state's population

What is one thing the federal and state governments can BOTH do?
a) raise armies
b) negotiate treaties
c) collect taxes
d) supervise elections

What vocabulary word means number of members required to be in attendance in order to conduct business?
a) abstention
b) majority
c) quorum
d) adjournment

Which vocabulary word means the official closing of a session of Congress?
a) abstention
b) majority
c) quorum
d) adjournment

Who has the responsibility of breaking ties in the US Senate?
a) the President of the United States
b) the vice-president of the United States
c) the Speaker of the House
d) the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

How long is a Senator's term in office?
a) 2 years
b) 4 years
c) 6 years
d) 8 years

What is needed to override a veto?
a) majority vote
b) supermajority vote
c) impeachment trial
d) a bill of attainder

When does a bill become a law?
a) When the Supreme Court approves it
b) When the president signs it
c) When both the Senate and the US House of Representatives vote yes on it
d) When voters in each state approve it

How many representatives does Florida have in the US House of Representatives?
a) 2
b) 10
c) 27
d) 4

How old do you have to be to become a US Senator?
a) 18 years old
b) 25 years old
c) 30 years old
d) there is not age requirement

Who is Keystone's representative in the US House of Representatives?
a) Marco Rubio
b) Bill Nelson
c) Ted Yoho
d) all three men are

Which section of the Constitution describes the legislative branch?
a) Article I
b) the Preamble
c) the Bill of Rights
d) the 17th Amendment

Which amendment to the Constitution gives the power to elect Senators to the people?
a) 14th
b) 15th
c) 17th
d) 26th

Abstention is the act of not ...
a) voting
b) paying taxes
c) running for office
d) passing a bill

How many days does a President get to sign a bill before it automatically becomes a law?
a) 5
b) 10
c) 30
d) 60

How many representatives are in the US House of Representatives?
a) 50
b) 100
c) 350
d) 435

Where can you find the enumerated powers?
a) Declaration of Independence
b) Article I, section 8 of the US Constitution
c) 10th Amendment of the Bill of Rights
d) At the enumerated powers store at the Mall

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