The House Of Representatives

4 October 2022
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"Which of these is an exclusive power of the House of Representatives?" to amend a bill to impeach a government official to check the power of the president to review a tax bill the Senate has proposed
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B

Explanation: The answer is "to impeach a government official." The House of Representatives has the exclusive power to impeach a government official. The other options are not exclusive powers of the House of Representatives.
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"Which statement describes joint committees?" They contain members from both major political parties. Once created, they will continue to function unless disbanded by the passage of a law. They function to serve the purposes of only the political party currently in the majority. Members are appointed by the president of the United States.
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A

Explanation: Joint committees are committees that contain members from both major political parties. Once created, they will continue to function unless disbanded by the passage of a law. They function to serve the purposes of only the political party currently in the majority. Members are appointed by the president of the United States.
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"What is the hierarchy in the structure of the House?" The members are at the top, and the floor leaders are at the bottom. The Speaker is at the top, and the members are at the bottom. The Speaker is at the top, and the whips are at the bottom. The floor leaders are at the top, and the members are at the bottom.
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B
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Read the quote from a member of the House. "In order to do our job well, we spend a lot of time meeting with people who live in our states to tell them about what is happening in government and to listen to their ideas about how to improve life in our country." โ€”Representative Mike Honda California District 17 San Jose, CA To which duty of a House member does this quote most likely refer? to propose and draft state laws to hire and manage staff in Washington D.C. and in the district to meet with constituents in Washington D.C. and in the district to serve on committees in the House
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C

Explanation: The most likely duty of a House member to which this quote refers is to meet with constituents in Washington D.C. and in the district.
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"What happens first when a bill is introduced in the House?" The House votes to approve or reject the bill. Representatives debate the bill on the floor of the House. The Speaker decides whether the House will consider the bill. The bill is assigned to a committee, who looks into it and recommends changes.
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D
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"What is the proper order for how a bill passes through the House?" submission, debate, hearing, vote submission, hearing, debate, vote hearing, submission, debate, vote hearing, debate, submission, vote
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B
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The person who has the job of maintaining order in the House is the.. Sergeant at Arms. Majority Whip. Speaker of the House. President of the House.
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C

Explanation: The Speaker of the House is the person who is responsible for maintaining order in the House. The Speaker is elected by the majority party in the House, and is the one who presides over debates and votes. The Speaker is also responsible for appointing committees and setting the agenda for the House.
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For a piece of legislation to proceed to the Senate, it needs a certain number of votes. Whose job is it to organize votes by members within each party? the whip the floor leader the caucus the committee
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A

Explanation: The job of organizing votes by members within each party generally falls to the whip, who is responsible for counting votes and ensuring that enough members of their party are present to pass legislation. The floor leader may also be involved in vote counting and organizing, as well as working with the other party's leaders to negotiate compromises. The caucus, made up of all the members of a party in the legislature, may also vote on legislation and may be involved in organizing votes within the party. Finally, committees may also vote on legislation and may be responsible for organizing votes on particular bills.
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In the House, who has the power to lead the majority party caucus and control the agenda? the Majority Whip the Majority Floor Leader the Speaker of the House the Committee Chair
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C

Explanation: menThe Speaker of the House leads the majority party caucus and controls the agenda. The Speaker is elected by the majority party caucus and is responsible for presiding over the House of Representatives. The Speaker is also responsible for appointing the majority party caucus leadership, including the Majority Whip and the Majority Floor Leader. The Speaker may also appoint House committee chairmen.
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How many members are there in the House of Representatives? 100 200 435 535
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C

Explanation: There are 435 members in the House of Representatives.