To assess your knowledge and skills in government and politics answer these sample multiple-choice questions. Here are some text-based questions on the Congress. The correct answers will appear below the questions.
1. What are the primary purposes for these provision in the Constitution?
(A) To assure that even members of Congress are not above the law
(B) To divided the legislature into two houses
(C) To assure members of the legislature are compensated and protected from unlawful arrest
(D) To assure members are present to vote on bills and resolutions
2. What liberty is paramount and protected in this provision?
(A) Freedom of speech
(B) Freedom of religion
(C) The right to counsel
(D) The power to veto
3. Which of the following statements is most in line with the Speaker’s declaration?
(A) The House is composed largely of Republicans and Democrats, and always will be.
(B) The House is the premier chamber of the legislature.
(C) The two political parties should come together for the benefit of the military.
(D) Incumbent members are the most likely to return to Congress after election.
4. Which congressional custom resulted in Democrat Nancy Pelosi elected as Speaker of the House?
(A) the majority party rules
(B) women are guaranteed voting
(C) the committee’s seniority system
(D) open rules
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