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Types of Legislatures - ORELA Middle Grades Social Science Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Additional powers that our own U.S. Congress has include all of the following except?

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

Question 3 3. Which of the following is a difference between the electoral systems of the U.K. and the United States?

Question 4 4. The main function of any legislature is to

Question 5 5. Subdivisions within a legislature meant to provide a division of labor are known as

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Question 6 6. What happens when there are conflicts between the legislative and executive branch in a Parliamentary system?

Question 7 7. One of the major difference between Congress and Parliament when creating a law is _____.

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

Question 9 9. Bills that deal with important things like finance and the national budget would most likely be handled by what type of committee?

Question 10 10. Temporary committees that are established for a limited time period and for a special purpose are known as?

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Question 11 11. Permanent committees in a legislature that consider bills within certain subject areas are known as?

Question 12 12. The type of legislature that is divided into two sections is known as what type of legislature?

Question 13 13. 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?

Question 14 14. The purpose of checks and balances on a legislature is so that it

Question 15 15. 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?

Types of Legislatures - ORELA Middle Grades Social Science Chapter Exam Instructions

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