What is the filibuster? A.B.C.D. a procedure in the House to defeat or delay a bill a procedure in conference committees to pass a bill a procedure in the House to pass a proposed bill a procedure that takes advantage of the Senate's open debate rules to defeat or delay a bill . Answer Key: D Question 6 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points Which is a responsibility of Congress? A.Determine the constitutionality of laws. B.Provide budgets and fund government operations.
C.Select a new president if the president resigns. D.Ensure no Americans are poor. Answer Key: B Question 7 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points How does the concept of “checks and balances” work? A.This is the method used by the Office of Management and Budget to prepare the nation’s annual fiscal budget. B.This is the legal guidance for wealthy lobbyists working in Washington, DC. C.This is the mechanism established by the Founding Fathers to ensure that no branch of government becomes all-powerful. D.This is the process used by both the House and Senate Budget Committees to develop the nation’s annual fiscal budget. Answer Key: C Question 8 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points What is main purpose of taxes? A.promote fairness B.modify citizen behavior C.provide funds to run the government D.subsidize jobs Answer Key: C Question 9 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points Article I of the Constitution cites the minimum age for a House representative and for a senator. What are they?
Answer Key: C Question 10 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points If members of one chamber of Congress cannot pass a bill by a majority vote, then: A.The bill dies. B.The bill can be re-introduced in the other chamber for another go. C.The bill can be re-introduced in a future year for another go. D.All of the above. Answer Key: D
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