5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Majority/Minority Leader
- a give or assign a share of money or time to a particular person or cause
- b the drawing of electoral district lines to the advantage of a party or group
- c a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body
- d act of exchanging favors for mutual gain
- e Responsible for assigning bills to committee in the Senate.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Direct election of senators
- a writ ordering a prisoner to be brought before a judge
- The inhabitants or voters in a district represented in a legislative body.
- a tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches
- 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
Congressional Research Staff → staff agency that advises Congress on the likely economic effects of different spending programs and provides information on the costs of the proposed policies.
conference committees → congressional committees appointed for a limited time and purpose
standing committees → committees on which both senators and representatives serve
reapportionment → the process of reassigning representation based on population, after every census
Library of Congress → research center for congress