(true or false) The Senate has very little influence in regard to Supreme Court appointments.
(true or false) The Senate acts as the court in the case of impeachments.
(true or false) Senators are limited to only 6 terms in office.
(true or false) Senators are elected by popular vote of the people in their home states.
(true or false) The Senate does not have the power to approve or reject proposed members of the President's cabinet.
(true or false) Sanators have the power to approve or reject the appointment of federal judges and Justices of the Supreme Court.
(true or false) The Senate does not have power to approve or reject military or trade treaties with foreign nations made by the executive branch.
(true or false) Both houses can vote to override a president's veto with a two-thirds vote of membership.
(true or false) The Senate is seen as the less prestigious of thetwo houses of Congress.
(true or false) The minority party has the most members in the senate.
(true or false) There are 100 members in the U.S. Senate.
(true or false) Senators are paid $165,000 per year.
(true or false) The Senate brings impeachment charges and the House acts as the court.
Which type of committee is usually limited on how long it will exist? It is set up for a specific purpose.
Senate President (Vice President)
This is the person who votes to break a tie between the Senate and the House.
At present there are seventeen of this type of committee in the Senate. These are permanent and are used in Congress.
Which article of the Constitution established the Senate?
the Vice President
This person is the presiding officer of the Senate.
Senate Majority Leader
This is generally a very powerful senator who is elected by the other senators of his party. He is the leader of the party with the most members in the Senate.
Give the term that refers to the Senate leader who persuades others to vote a certain way.
These committees are made up of members of both houses of Congress.
This type of committee is a temporary joint body created to help solve differences between the two houses over proposed legislation.
This is mostly an honorary position usually held by the longest serving member of the Senate of the majority party.
Senate Minority Leader
This is generally a well known Senator who has great persuasive powers and will probably be the Senate Majority Leader if his or her party wins a majority in the senate elections.
Senate Minority Whip
This is the minority Senator who is in charge of persuading his or her fellow senators to vote in certain ways on proposed legislation.
This is the amendment which gave the people the right to elect senators.
This is the amendment which changed the manner of selecting senators from the state legislatures to a vote of the people.
This is how many years a senator's term lasts.
By what ratio can the Senate and House override the veto of a President?
(true or false) After a bill is introduced by a senator, it is numbered and referred to the Standing Committee.