Only 1 out of 100 Americans, Can Answer These Questions About The Legislative Branch.

Now more than ever, the legislative branch is of the utmost importance. Do you think you can answer these 12 questions about the legislative branch? Let's find out!
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How many total members are in the House of Representatives?
435
432
460
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How many total members are in the Senate?
150
100
200
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What determines the number of House Members each state gets?
Population
Party
Districtss
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How many senate members are there per state?
4
2
1
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What is the term of office for the senate?
2 years
6 years
4 years
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What is the age requirement for the House of Representatives?
25 years
35 years
40 years
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How were Senators chosen originally?
By the people
By state legislators
By the president
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What article of the constitution is the legislative branch described?
Article 1
Article 2
Article 4
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Who breaks ties in the senate?
The vice president
The speaker of the house
The president
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What are permanent committees called?
Standing committees
Regular committiees
Party committees
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What are temporary committees called?
Joint committees
Select committees
Standing committees
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How does the Supreme Court check Congress?
It can vote on tied issues
It can veto executive orders
It can declare laws passed as unconstitutional
Result
Unfortunately, this quiz revealed that like many Americans you don't know much about the legislative branch of the United States government. While you may have a bit of common knowledge, you're far from an expert just yet. Don't worry, there's still time to learn the ropes of this branch.

C+, Legislative Bust

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Well done! Unlike most Americans, you know quite a bit about the legislative branch of the US government. While there may be a few spots that you're still hazy on, you're well above average! Keep up the good work and never stop learning.

B+, Legislative Prowess

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're the master of all things concerning the legislative branch. While many Americans fell short on this quiz, you deemed yourself competent on this branch of the US government. We couldn't be more impressed!

A+, Legislative Master

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1
How many total members are in the House of Representatives?
435
432
460
2
How many total members are in the Senate?
150
100
200
3
What determines the number of House Members each state gets?
Population
Party
Districtss
4
How many senate members are there per state?
4
2
1
5
What is the term of office for the senate?
2 years
6 years
4 years
6
What is the age requirement for the House of Representatives?
25 years
35 years
40 years
7
How were Senators chosen originally?
By the people
By state legislators
By the president
8
What article of the constitution is the legislative branch described?
Article 1
Article 2
Article 4
9
Who breaks ties in the senate?
The vice president
The speaker of the house
The president
10
What are permanent committees called?
Standing committees
Regular committiees
Party committees
11
What are temporary committees called?
Joint committees
Select committees
Standing committees
12
How does the Supreme Court check Congress?
It can vote on tied issues
It can veto executive orders
It can declare laws passed as unconstitutional