C.President of the Senate D.The Majority Leader Answer Key: D Question 4 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points Over which factor in budget policy does Congress have little control? A.actions of other countries in their trade and tax policy B.amount of money allocated for programs C.taxation rates D.beginning and ending dates for programs Answer Key: A Question 5 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points What is the term that describes the structure of the Congress as planned by the Founders? A.unicameral B.bilingual C.bicameral D.binicorn Answer Key: C Question 6 of 10 0.0/ 10.0 Points What is the filibuster? A.
a procedure in the House to defeat or delay a bill B. a procedure in the Senate to defeat or delay a bill. C. a procedure in the House to pass a proposed bill D. a procedure in the Senate to pass a bill Answer Key: B Question 7 of 10 0.0/ 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 8 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points Floor debate in the two chambers of Congress is most accurately described as: A.Governed by the same rules. B.Governed by different rules, with the House having specific rules for debate and the Senate allowing unlimited debate. C.Governed by no rules; anyone can speak in the order in which they sign up.
D.Governed by different rules, with the House allowing for unlimited debate and the Senate having specific rules for debate. Answer Key: B Question 9 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 10 of 10 0.0/ 10.0 Points Who is the President of the Senate? A.The Secretary of State B.The Vice President C.The Senate Majority Leader D.The current Chair of the Senate Ways and Means Committee Answer Key: B
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