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What is the main responsibility of the legislative branch?
A. This branch can veto laws
B. This branch carries out laws
C. This branch makes the nation's laws
D. This branch decides what laws mean and if they obey the constitution
This branch makes the nation's laws
How many senators does Mississippi have?
At the national level of government, which group is responsible for making laws?
A. General assembly
B. Local council
C. City commission
Who votes on laws in the legislative branch?
A. The House of Representatives vote on laws
B. The Senate votes on laws
C. The President votes on laws
D. Both the Senate and the House of Representatives vote on laws
Both the Senate and the House of Representatives vote on laws
If the president does not agree with a bill, he has the power to _______ the bill.
Which of the following best describes a bill?
A. A law
B. A presidential veto
C. An idea for a law
D. A written set of rules
An idea for a law
How is the power separated in the legislative branch?
A. House of Representatives and the Senate
B. President and the Governor
C. Mayor and the Senate
D. Governor and the House of Representatives
House of Representatives and the Senate
How many state representatives does Mississippi have that make up the House of Representatives?
A. 4 representatives
B. 5 representatives
C. 15 representatives
D. 2 representatives
How many years are state Senators and representatives elected for?
A. 5 years
B. 4 years
C. 2 years
D. 8 years
Why does the United States government separate the powers between the three branches of government?
The United States government separates the powers between the three branches of government so that no person or group of people will have too much power. This is called checks and balances.
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