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Round 1
Final
Jeopardy
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Party
Organization
1
Elections
2
Comparative
Government
3
Political
Spectrum
Presidential
Politics
Political
Participation
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6
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Final
Jeopardy
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• True or False, There were 4 independents in the
House of Representatives from 1937 to 1939.
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What is False? (13)
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True or False, The public has access to the Library of
Congress collections.
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What is True?
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True or False, according to this cartoon, Congress and
the president agree on legislation.
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What is False?
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The majority of proposed constitutional amendments dealt
with congressional and presidential term limits.
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What is False?
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According to the graph, more than 200 public laws
were enacted in 2002.
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What is True?
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“The Congress shall have the power
to lay and collect taxes, duties,
imposts and excises, to pay the debts
and provide for the common defense
and general welfare of the United
States. . . .”
—Article I, Section 8
True or False, Article I, Section 8 of the
U.S. Constitution gives Congress the power
to protect the United States.
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What is True?
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According to the chart, Canada has higher taxes
than the United States.
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Influences on Congress
According to the chart, voters have the power to
influence Congress.
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What is True?
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The cartoonist is commenting on the many different
influences on lawmakers and how these influences
might affect their voting.
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What is True?
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The United States Congress, which is
made up of two houses, is a:
a. constitutional legislature.
b. reform legislature.
c. bi-session legislature.
d. bicameral legislature.
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What is d, bicameral legislature
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In the Senate bills are
brought to the floor by:
a. formal rules.
b. the Speaker.
c. unanimous consent.
d. the vice president.
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What is c: unanimous consent
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Some lawmakers believe this
group has too much power:
a. administrative assistants
b. select committee members
c. congressional staffers
d. Library of Congress
staffers
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What is b, select
committee members
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The presiding officer of the
House of Representatives is
the:
a. vice president.
c. majority leader.
b. majority whip.
d. Speaker.
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What is the d, Speaker of the
House
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Choose the answer that best completes
the chart, identifying the houses of the
legislature.
a. Supreme Court
b. Speaker of the House
c. Congress
d. Senate
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What is d, the Senate
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Complete the chart, identifying the person
who fulfills these responsibilities in the
Senate:
a. deputy whip
b. majority leader
c. Speaker of the House
d. minority whip
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What is b, the majority
leader
Senate Majority Leader, Harry Reid
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Which committee serves as a study
group?
a. Conference
b. Select
c. Joint
d. Standing
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What is c, Joint Committee
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Which House committee does NOT have a counterpart in the
Senate?
a. Armed Services b. Judiciary c. Ways and Means d. Budget
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What is c, Ways and Means
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Choose the answer that best completes the chart,
identifying the key committees of the Senate.
a. Ways and Means
b. Finance
c. Rules
d. Select Intelligence
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What is b, Finance
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Which branch of the government authorizes
the sale of U.S. savings bonds?
a. Executive
b. Legislative
c. Administrative
d. judicial
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What is b, Legislative
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“The result of the most careful and attentive
consideration bestowed upon this clause is,
that if it does not enlarge, it cannot be
construed to restrain the powers of Congress
or to impair the right of the legislature to
exercise its best judgment in the selection of
measures to carry into execution the
constitutional powers of the government.”
—John Marshall
According to Chief Justice John Marshall which
branch of the government is responsible for
upholding the U.S. Constitution?
a. Administrative
c. Executive
b. Judicial
d. legislative
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What is d, the legislative
branch
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How many public bills passed by the
106th Congress were vetoed by the
president?
a. 12
b. 11
c. 580
d. 349
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What is a, 12
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“We, therefore, conclude that the action of
Congress in the adoption of the Act as applied
here to a motel which concededly serves interstate
travelers is within the power granted it by the
______________ of the Constitution, as
interpreted by this Court for 140 years.”
—Justice Tom C. Clark, 1964
According to Justice Tom C. Clark, which specific
part of the Constitution granted Congress the powers
it applied in Heart of Atlanta Motel v. United States?
a. elastic clause
b. commerce clause
c. Preamble
d. Bill of Rights
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What is b, Commerce
Clause
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Complete the chart, identifying the powers granted
to Congress through the expanded definition of
Congress.
a. regulating foreign and interstate commerce
b. establishing laws of naturalization
c. taxing imports
d. enforcing the writ of habeas corpus
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What is a, regulating foreign
and interstate commerce
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House members are unable
to offer amendments to a
bill from the floor when this
is adopted.
a. private bills.
b. lobbyists.
c. appropriations.
d. the closed rule.
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What is d, the closed rule.
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Which Congress enacted the most number of
public bills?
a. 101st
b. 95th
c. 107th
d. 100th
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What is b, the 95th
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“I learned soon after coming to Washington,” a
Missouri lawmaker once said, “that it was just
as important to get a certain document for
somebody back home as for some European
diplomat—really, more important, because that
little guy back home votes.”
—Missouri Lawmaker
In this lawmaker’s opinion, the average
citizen should be the most important
person influencing legislation, namely
because this individual
a. knows the most about politics.
b. donates more money to campaigns.
c. votes.
d. resists change.
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What is c, votes
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The start of the term of Congress
is:
a. July 4
b. December 25th
c. January 3 of odd-numbered
years
d. March 3, The Ides of March
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What is c, January 3rd of oddnumbered years
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Representatives in the House run
for re-election:
A. Every 5 years
B. Every 6 years
C. Every 2 years
D. Every year
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What is c, every 2 years
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Congressional elections are held:
A. Every November of evennumbered years
B. Every December of oddnumbered years
C. Every June of even-numbered
years
D. Never
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A, every November of evennumbered years
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A Senator’s term runs
every:
A. 2 years
B. 5 years
C. 6 years
D. Indefinitely
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What is c, 6 years
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Every law starts as a(n):
A. nightmare
B. Figment of someone’s
imagination
C. accident
D. bill
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What is d, a bill
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Congressional Wastefulness
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Final
Jeopary
Question
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Congress is often accused of
wasteful spending, many times for
the interest of their own local
districts. What is this spending
called? _______-__________
(refers to the meat of a particular
animal).
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What is pork barrel
spending
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