National Legislative Branch Question Preview (ID: 43566)


The National Legislative Branch, Its Makeup, Powers, And How A Bill Becomes A Law.

What word means two parts or houses?
a) Bicameral
b) Bifocal
c) Bicentennial
d) Bianary

What is another name for the national legislative branch?
a) Delegation
b) Burgess
c) Congress
d) Parliament

Which of the following correctly describes the Senate?
a) 100 Members, based on population
b) 100 Members, 2 per state
c) 435 Members, based on population
d) 435 Members, 6 from each state

How many people are in the House of Representatives?
a) 100
b) 500
c) 435
d) 200

Powers specifically listed in the Constitution are called ____ powers.
a) Expressed
b) Assumed
c) Implied
d) Literal

If the Constitution says that Congress has the power to support a navy, that is an example of a(n) __________ power.
a) Implied
b) Assumed
c) Expressed
d) Decreed

What are implied powers?
a) Powers listed in the Constitution
b) Powers that are not listed but help Congress do the expressed powers
c) Powers given to Congress by the President
d) Powers that limit the power of Congress

All of the following are examples of Congressional power except:
a) Make laws for the nation
b) Confirm Presidential Appointments
c) Approve the National Budget
d) Appoint judges to the court

What power of Congress provides money to the government?
a) Raising taxes
b) Printing money
c) Control interstate and global trade
d) All of the answers are correct

After a bill is introduced, where does it go?
a) For a debate and vote
b) To a committee
c) To the President
d) To the courts for approval

What happens if the second house changes and passes a bill that the first house passed?
a) It goes back to the original house
b) It goes to the President
c) It dies
d) Nothing

Who signs a bill making it a law?
a) The President
b) Speaker of the House
c) Congress
d) The states

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