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Can you answer questions about the United States Congress?

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The number of members in the House of Representatives
The number of members in the Senate
The chamber of Congress that is based on population
The number of years in a House members term
The number of years in a Senate member's term
This created a bi-cameral legislature and came from the New Jersey and Virginia Plans
When members of Congress trade favors with each other
When members of Congress add earmarks to bills designating money for projects in their districts
A senator can use this to block a vote on a bill
The chamber of Congress that has the Rules Committee and is more structured
The leader in Congress who sets the legislative agenda
How old you have to be to run for a seat in the House
How old you have to be to run for a seat in the Senate
How many years you have to be a citizen to run for a seat in the House
How many years you have to be a citizen to run for a seat in the Senate
For both the House and the Senate you have to be a ______ of the state you live in
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One of the options the President has when a bill is sent to him
These committees exist in both the House and the Senate to research and debate proposed bills
These committees exist only to reconcile differences in bills that have been passed through the House and Senate
An attachment to a bill that has nothing to do with it's purpose is a
A bicameral legislature was created to prevent
This is the place in the law making process where most bills die
The first step of the amendment process is that it has to be ____ by 2/3 of both chambers of Congress
The second step of the amendment process is that it has to be _____ by 3/4 of the state legislatures
Congress is said to have the 'Power of the Purse' because they are in charge of creating the
These are the only type of bills that have to start in the House of Representatives
The law making process was designed to be _____ and deliberate
Impeachment trials are held in the
The Senate has the power to _______ judicial appointments
Committee chairs are all chosen from the _________ party
This exists only in the House of Representatives and schedules the legislative debate
If the President does nothing with a bill for ten days and Congress goes out of session in that time it is called a

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