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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Legislative Branch Questions

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Grade 9 Legislative Branch
The most powerful officer in the House of Representatives is
  1. the Speaker of the House.
  2. the party whip.
  3. the vice president of the United States.
  4. the member with the most seniority.
Grade 9 Legislative Branch
The leader of the House of Representatives is the
  1. Speaker.
  2. President Pro Tempore.
  3. Vice President.
  4. Oldest Representative.
Grade 9 Legislative Branch
If a Bill is sent to the president with less then 10 days left in the session of congress and it is not signed it
  1. automatically becomes law.
  2. is vetoed.
  3. is called a pocket veto.
  4. is sent back to congress.
Grade 9 Legislative Branch
If a Bill is sent to the president with more than 10 days left in the session of Congress and it is not signed it
  1. automatically becomes law.
  2. is vetoed.
  3. is called a pocket veto.
  4. is sent back to congress.
Grade 9 Legislative Branch
Each state receives a certain number of representatives based on what?
  1. Number of voters in that state
  2. Population of the state
  3. How many representatives are elected in that state
Grade 9 Legislative Branch
Members of Congress
  1. are not allowed to vote.
  2. are appointed by the president.
  3. receive a salary and fre travel to their home states.
  4. must be at least 50 years old.
Grade 9 Legislative Branch
The main job of Congress is to:
  1. Interprate Laws
  2. Break Laws
  3. Make Laws
  4. Enforce Laws
Grade 9 Legislative Branch
The Leader of the Senate is the:
  1. Speaker
  2. President Pro tempore
  3. Vice President
  4. Oldest Senator
Grade 9 Legislative Branch
The Chamber of Congress that approves presidential appointments is the:
  1. House of Representatives
  2. Senate
  3. Must be approved by both
  4. Appointments don't have to be approved
Grade 9 Legislative Branch
A bill can be introduced in the House and Senate by
  1. members of congress
  2. president
  3. staff members
  4. all of the above
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