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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. earmark
  2. cloture
  3. gerrymandering
  4. Majority/Minority Leader
  5. logrolling
  1. a give or assign a share of money or time to a particular person or cause
  2. b the drawing of electoral district lines to the advantage of a party or group
  3. c a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body
  4. d act of exchanging favors for mutual gain
  5. e Responsible for assigning bills to committee in the Senate.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Direct election of senators
  2. a writ ordering a prisoner to be brought before a judge
  3. The inhabitants or voters in a district represented in a legislative body.
  4. a tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches
  5. It is used by members to get signatures for postage by sending mail to their constituents to keep them informed and to get info on campaigning.

5 True/False questions

  1. Congressional Research Staffstaff agency that advises Congress on the likely economic effects of different spending programs and provides information on the costs of the proposed policies.


  2. conference committeescongressional committees appointed for a limited time and purpose


  3. standing committeescommittees on which both senators and representatives serve


  4. reapportionmentthe process of reassigning representation based on population, after every census


  5. Library of Congressresearch center for congress


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