Third Examination/Chapters 12,13,14,1594 OUT OF 100 1. Congress is a ______ legislature with ______ members. bicameral; 535 2.A bicameral legislature is one that has two chambers or houses. 3 Under the original Constitution, senators were appointed by state legislatures. 4Which of the following best describes a way in which the House differs from the Senate? The House is more centralized and organized than the Senate. 5Constituency service is so important that party leaders will not ask any member to vote in a way that conflicts with the interests or opinions of the member’s district.
6 A senator or representative running for re-election is called the incumbent. 7 In recent years, approximately what percentage of House members seeking re-election won their race? 95 8In the House of Representatives, the majority leader is subordinate to the Speaker of the House. 9Who has the most real power in the Senate? the majority and minority leaders 10 A proposed piece of legislation is called a bill. 11Why does the House have greater party unity than the Senate? THIS IS INCORRECT Representatives have more partisan constituents than senators. 12 Oversight can best be described as the efforts of Congress to supervise the manner in which its laws are implemented by the executive branch.
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