The Senate: Definition & Overview

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How long is a Senate term?

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1. The Senate has the power to do all but which of the following?

2. Which of the following is NOT an eligibility criterion to be a U.S. Senator?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of the United States Senate. You will be tested on the length of a Senate term and the number of Senate seats.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • How long a Senate term is
  • The number of Senators in the Senate
  • Bicameral legislature
  • Eligibility criteria

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the length of a Senate term
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how many Senators make up the Senate
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the power the Senate has and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the Senate, study the lesson named, The Senate: Definition & Overview. This lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Detail the formation of the Senate
  • Identify the president of the Senate
  • Explain the 17th Amendment
  • Explore the responsibilities of the Senate
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