The Powers & Functions of Legislatures


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The main function of any legislature is to

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet can help you check your understanding of the different types of legislature. You will be quizzed on the functions and characteristics of legislature.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can help you assess your knowledge of:

  • Unicameral legislature
  • Functions of legislature
  • The purpose of checks and balances

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet can help you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding different types of legislature
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about checks and balances
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about legislature in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more about legislature, review the lesson The Powers & Functions of Legislature. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Determine the purpose of legislature
  • Compare and contrast bicameral legislature and unicameral legislature
  • Examine the powers of legislature