chapter 12 quiz - 1. Which of the following is the best...

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1.   Which of the following is the best definition of a constituent?   Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1.  It is a person who lives in the district represented by a member of the legislature.      2.  It is another name for a voter.      3.  It is someone who donates money to a campaign.      4.  It is the name for a member of Congress running for re-election.      Score: 1/1    2.   Congress is a _____ legislature with _____ members.   Score: 1/1    3.
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  A bicameral legislature is one that has   Score: 1/1    4.   Under the original Constitution, senators   Score: 1/1    5.   How long is the term of office for a U.S. senator?  
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  Score: 1/1    6.   Which of the following best describes a way in which the House differs from the Senate?   Score: 1/1    7.   The idea of _____ identifies the best representative as one who shares similar racial, ethnic, religious, or occupational backgrounds with those she or he represents.   Score: 1/1   
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8.   The frequency with which they must seek re-election makes members of the House   Score: 1/1    9.   Which idea of representation says that a legislator should be viewed as someone whom voters hire to represent their interests?   Score: 1/1    10.   As of 2005, how many women serve in the U.S. Senate?  
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  Score: 1/1    11.   The most common occupation among members of Congress before coming to Congress is   Score: 1/1    12.   In each House district there are approximately _____ persons.   Score: 1/1 
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  13.   Which of the following is not a service often provided by representatives to their constituents?   Score: 1/1    14.   Constituency service is so important that   Score: 1/1    15.   Three factors related to the American electoral system affect who gets elected to office in this country, and what they do once they get there. Those factors are
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  Score: 1/1    16.  
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course GOVT 2302 taught by Professor Casey,walter during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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chapter 12 quiz - 1. Which of the following is the best...

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