Exam+Questions+07 - Chapter 7 1. The most representative...

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Chapter 7 1. The most representative branch of the government is a. executive branch. b. legislative branch. c. judicial branch. d. Both a and b are correct. 2. What compromise on the floor of Philadelphia convention created a bicameral Congress? a. Connecticut b. New Jersey c. Virginia d. Missouri 3. Since the admission of Alaska and Hawaii in 1959, the Senate has a. 150 members. b. 100 members. c. 50 members. d. None of these. 4. Representation in the House of Representatives is a. based on population. b. based on geographic size of each state. c. based on equal representation. d. Both a and b are correct. 5. Delaware is one of the seven states with a. one representative. b. two representatives. c. three representatives. d. twenty representatives. 6. Each congressional district has approximately ____ people. a. 600,000 b. 300,000 c. 100,000 d. None of these are correct. 7. Congressional districts are reallocated a. by Congress. b. every ten years following the publication of national census. c. every five years following the publication of national census. d. Both a and b are correct.
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8. All but one of the following states gained congressional districts in the 1990s. a. California b. Texas c. Florida d. New York 9. Malapportioned districts are congressional districts a. with approximately equal in population. b. with unequal in population. c. with contiguous territory and unequal number of people. d. None of these are correct. 10. All but one of the following Supreme Court cases deal with redistricting. a.
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