CLEP Social Sciences and History: The U.S. Congress Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A numbered bill is taken up by committee. Which of the following is NOT true about the committee?

Question 2 2. Congress has the authority to lay and collect taxes from the American people. Which of the following provides Congress with that capacity?

Question 3 3. Where does Congress meet?

Question 4 4. When the House of Representatives and the Senate disagree on changes to be made to a bill, what is the course of action?

Question 5 5. You are watching a documentary about Congress. One of the phrases you often hear is 'term of Congress'. As you don't know a lot about politics, you want to find out more. Which of the following will you probably discover?

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Question 6 6. A bill may be introduced _____.

Question 7 7. The President of The United States of America receives a bill. How can the President veto the bill?

Question 8 8. Which of the following was established by Article I of the United States Constitution?

Question 9 9. How are bills in the House of Representatives introduced differently than bills in the Senate?

Question 10 10. The Necessary and Proper Clause empowers Congress with the ability to make all laws that are necessary and proper for carrying into execution the laws that are enumerated in the Constitution. This is where we derive the _____ of Congress.

CLEP Social Sciences and History: The U.S. Congress Chapter Exam Instructions

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