Quiz 12 - 1. Which of the following is the best definition...

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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. Congress is a _____ legislature with _____ members. Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. bicameral; 535 3. A bicameral legislature is one that has Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 2. two chambers or houses. 4. Under the original Constitution, senators Student Response Correct Answer Feedback
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Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 4. were appointed by state legislatures. 5. How long is the term of office for a U.S. senator? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. six years 6. Which of the following best describes a way in which the House differs from the Senate? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. The House is more centralized and organized than the Senate. 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. Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 4. sociological representation
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8. The frequency with which they must seek re-election makes members of the House Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 3. more responsive to the needs of local interest groups in the districts they represent. 9. Which idea of representation says that a legislator should be viewed as someone whom voters hire to represent their interests? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 4. agency representation 10. As of 2005, how many women serve in the U.S. Senate? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 4. fourteen 11.
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The most common occupation among members of Congress before coming to Congress is Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. lawyer. 12. In each House district there are approximately _____ persons. Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 2. 600,000 13. Which of the following is not a service often provided by representatives to their constituents? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 3. offering constituents legal advice regarding new administrative laws 14. Constituency service is so important that Student Response Correct Answer Feedback
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Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 2. party leaders will not ask any member to vote in a way that conflicts with the interests or opinions of their district. 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 Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 4. who decides to run for office, incumbency, and the drawing of district lines. 16. A senator or representative running for re-election is called the Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 2. incumbent. 17.
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Quiz 12 - 1. Which of the following is the best definition...

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