Types of Legislatures in Government: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Permanent committees in a legislature that consider bills within certain subject areas are known as?

Question 2 2. All of the following were types of unicameral legislatures except?

Question 3 3. The type of legislature that is divided into two sections is known as what type of legislature?

Question 4 4. Which of these is a major difference between Congress and Parliament when creating a law?

Question 5 5. The main function of any legislature is to

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Question 6 6. The purpose of checks and balances on a legislature is so that it

Question 7 7. Which of the following is a difference between the electoral systems of the U.K. and the United States?

Question 8 8. A committee where there are members from more than one chamber of a legislature are known as?

Question 9 9. Thomas Smith is a teacher in a country that has a parliamentary political system. He thinks that he could make a difference in Parliament. Which of the following can place him in the position to campaign for a seat in Parliament?

Question 10 10. John Clemence is a popular member of a large political party who has spent a long time as a member of the country's main legislative house. He often disagrees with the leadership and refuses to vote with the majority of the party due to his own beliefs, but he will still have the support of his party in the upcoming election. In which of the following systems is this likely to occur?

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Question 11 11. Additional powers that our own U.S. Congress has include all of the following except?

Question 12 12. Temporary committees that are established for a limited time period and for a special purpose are known as?

Question 13 13. What happens when there are conflicts between the legislative and executive branch in a Parliamentary system?

Question 14 14. Bills that deal with important things like finance and the national budget would most likely be handled by what type of committee?

Question 15 15. Subdivisions within a legislature meant to provide a division of labor are known as

Types of Legislatures in Government: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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