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  1. THIS IS Jeopardy

  2. Welcome Today’s Contestants... CDEHS Government Class

  3. Jeopardy Grab Bag Congress Basics Congress Numbers Congress Powers More Powers Making Laws 100 100 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 500 500

  4. Most measures introduced in the House die at which step of the lawmaking process A 100

  5. Committee Discussion A 100

  6. This is the shared characteristic of every State Senate A 200

  7. Two Senators in Each State A 200

  8. Term for the regular period of time during which Congress conducts business A 300

  9. Session A 300

  10. The fact that each state has fixed seats in the Senate derives from what document A 400

  11. The Constitution A 400

  12. The reason the Framers favored bicameralism A 500

  13. Allowed for equal representation of the states A 500

  14. Every state has at least one of these in Congress B 100

  15. Representative B 100

  16. The day on which Congressional Elections must be held B 200

  17. Tuesday after the First Monday in November (Even-Numbered Years) B 200

  18. The term length of US Senators B 300

  19. Six Years B 300

  20. Citizenship Requirement for US Senators B 400

  21. 9 Years B 400

  22. Senators where chosen by State Legislatures before the passing of this Amendment B 500

  23. 17th B 500

  24. Which of the following is not a way in which the House and Senate Differ – size, term, election C 100

  25. Election C 100

  26. Which political party has currently has the power in the U.S. House of Representatives? C 200

  27. Republicans C 200

  28. Which political party currently has the power in the U.S. Senate? C 300

  29. Democrats C 300

  30. DAILY DOUBLE DAILY DOUBLE Place A Wager C 400

  31. The group that has the sole power to impeach the President C 400

  32. House of Representatives C 400

  33. The Senates most influential non-legislative power C 500

  34. Approving Presidential Appointments C 500

  35. Congress has the sole power to D 100

  36. Declare War D 100

  37. All treaties must be approved by 2/3rd vote from this group D 200

  38. Senate D 200

  39. The Framers included this Clause in the Constitution allowing Congress to carry out expressed powers D 300

  40. Necessary and Proper Clause D 300

  41. Who has the sole power to propose Constitutional Amendments D 400

  42. Congress D 400

  43. Congress shares Foreign Relation Powers with what official D 500

  44. The President D 500

  45. Congress uses these to divide their workload E 100

  46. Committees E 100

  47. This can happen to a Bill if the President fails to act on it 10 days after received by Congress while Congress is in session E 200

  48. Becomes Law E 200

  49. The reason committee chairpersons are usually chosen E 300