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chapter 23 quiz - Chapter 23 1. In the Texas legislature,...

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Chapter 23 1. In the Texas legislature, the House has _____ members and the Senate has _____ members. Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. 100, 25 2. 150, 31 3. 435, 100 4. 31, 150 Score: 1/1 2. One of the most notable effects of bicameralism in the Texas Legislature is that it Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. works to the benefit of the more densely populated urban areas. 2. allows for sparsely populated rural counties to receive more of a voice in the Legislature. 3. permits more opportunities to kill or significantly modify a bill. 4. speeds up the process of legislation by dividing the labors into two separate institutions. Score: 1/1 3.
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What is the function of the “local and consent” calendar? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. It describes the voting schedule for those bills which require approval both by the Legislature and by local communities. 2. It marks the date by which legislators must vote on specific bills. 3. It is the calendar for all private bills sponsored by members of the legislature. 4. It is reserved for uncontroversial bills that are not expected to have major opposition. Score: 1/1 4. The requirements for holding office in the Texas legislature Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. are stricter than those in the federal legislature, reflecting the belief that only the most qualified Texans deserve to serve. 2. require one to be a citizen of Texas but not necessarily a citizen of the United States. 3. are minimal, in keeping with the idea that office holding should be open to most citizens.
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Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 4. are the same as in the U.S. Constitution. Score: 1/1 5. The typical Texas legislator is most likely to be a Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. white woman with a professional degree. 2. middle-class African American lawyer. 3. white, affluent businessman. 4. working-class Hispanic woman. Score: 1/1 6. What is the yearly salary of a Texas representative? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. below $7,500 2. between $10,000 and $25,000 3. above $50,000 4. between $25,000 and $50,000 Score: 1/1 7.
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Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. The regular legislative session lasts 140 days every two years. 2. The legislature meets for nine months biennially. 3. The regular session is nine months every year. 4. The legislature meets all year, with breaks for holidays and campaigning. Score: 1/1 8. The agenda for special sessions in the Texas legislature are set by the Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. chair of the joint committee on special sessions. 2. Texas Supreme Court. 3. governor. 4. lieutenant governor and the Speaker of the House. Score:
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chapter 23 quiz - Chapter 23 1. In the Texas legislature,...

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