quiz ch 12 - CHAPTER 12 Congress is a legislature with...

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CHAPTER 12 Congress is a __________ legislature with __________ members. Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback 1. bicameral, 535 100% 2. bicameral, 100 3. unicameral, 342 4. unicameral, 630 Score: 1/1 2. Which type of representation takes place when representatives have the same racial, ethnic, religious, or educational backgrounds as their constituents? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback 1. sociological 100% 2. trustee 3. agency 4. delegate Score: 1/1 3. Which type of representation occurs when constituents have the power to hire and fire their representatives? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback 1. sociological 2. trustee 3. agency 100%
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Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback 4. delegate Score: 1/1 4. Which type of legislation specifies a project or other authorizations to be funded, as well as the location of the project within a particular district? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback 1. private bill 2. pork barrel 100% 3. casework resolution 4. concurrent resolution Score: 1/1 5. A proposal to grant some kind of relief, special privilege, or exemption to the person named in a bill is the definition of Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback 1. a private bill. 100% 2. pork barrel. 3. oversight. 4. casework. Score: 1/1 6.
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According to the authors of the text, in recent years, the House has exhibited considerably more intense partisanship and ideological division than the Senate. Why? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback 1. Since the 1950s, the Republicans have controlled the House, but this has not been the case in the Senate. 2. Since House members represent more homogeneous districts in which their party is dominant, they are less willing to seek compromise. 100% 3. Because of their narrow constituencies, senators are less inclined to seek compromise than are House members. 4. Leadership is more important in the Senate than in the House, thus senators follow party lines more strictly than House members. Score: 1/1 7. In general, from a sociological representation perspective, how representative is the U.S. Congress?
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Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback 1. Congress is representative only with respect to gender and race. 2. Congress is not representative at all. 3. Congress mirrors the social origins of the U.S. population. 0% 4. Congress is representative only with respect to occupational backgrounds. Score: 0/1 8. According to the authors of the text, incumbency tends to Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback 1. produce change in Congress. 2. preserve the status
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2010 for the course GOVT 2302 taught by Professor Rattigan during the Spring '10 term at Union University TN.

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