Exam 3 - NAME_ AMERICAN GOVERNMENT (TENDLER) GOV 310...

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NAME_____________________________ AMERICAN GOVERNMENT (TENDLER) GOV 310 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS FALL 2007, EXAM 3 1. Voting to end a filibuster is called a. Cloture b. Impeachment c. Veto d. Oversight 2. The Speaker of the House has the power to a. Preside over floor debate b. Appoint committee chairs c. Both a and b d. Neither a nor b 3. Override the President’s veto requires a. A three-fourths vote of either the House or Senate b. A two-thirds vote of both the House and Senate c. A majority vote of either the House and Senate d. A majority vote of both the House and Senate 4. Who is the presiding officer of the Senate? a. the majority whip b. the Speaker of the Senate c. the majority leader d. the Vice President of the United States 5. After being reported favorably out of committee, where does a bill go next in the House? a. To the floor for a vote b. to a joint committee c. to a conference committee d. to the Rules Committee 6. Why does Congress work in committees? a. To allow policymaking to take place in isolation from public attention
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