Yes, you are correct. Congress does make the laws for the United States.



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Sorry, that's not correct.
Congress does make the laws for the United States.



Go to Question 2.






















No, that's not correct.
Senators work in the Capitol Building, but they do not live there.


Go on to Question 3.

















Yes, that's right!

Senators work in the Capitol Building, but they do not live there.


Go on to Question 3.

















Yes, that's correct.

We call the Legislative Branch Congress



Go on to Question 4.

















Sorry, that's not correct.

We do call the Legislative Branch Congress


Go on to Question 4.

















Sorry, that's not correct.

Senators help make the laws of the United States. They do not interpret the laws.

Go on to Question 5.

















Yes, that's right.

Senators help make the laws of the United States. They do not interpret the laws.

Go on to Question 5.

















Sorry, that's not correct.
Senators may be re-elected more than 2 times.


Go on to Question 6.

















That's right!

Senators may be re-elected more than 2 times.


Go on to Question 6.

















Yes, you are right. The Congress does meet in Washington, D.C.



Go on to Question 7.

















Sorry, that's not correct.

The Congress does meet in Washington, D.C.



Go on to Question 7.

















Yes, that's right.

The Vice-President is the leader of the Senate.


Go on to Question 8.

















Sorry, that's not correct.

The Vice-President is the leader of the Senate.

Go on to Question 8.

















Yes, that's right!

The Speaker of the House is the leader of the House of representatives.



Go on to Question 9.

















Sorry, but that's not correct.

The Speaker of the House is the leader of the House of representatives.

Go on to question 9.

















Yes, that's correct.

There are 435 representatives



Go on to Question 10.

















Sorry, that's not correct.

There are 435 representatives



Go on to Question 10.

















Yes, that's correct.

The job of the Congress is to make the laws.


Go on to the next exercise.
















Sorry, That's not correct.

The job of the Congress is to make the laws.


Go on to the next exercise.

















Yes, that is correct.

The term of office for a representative is 2 years.




Go on to Question 12.

















Sorry, that's not correct.

The term of office for a representative is 2 years.

Go on to Question 12.

















Sorry, that's not true.

A representative can be re-elected more than 2 times.

Go on to Question 3.

















Yes, you are right!

A representative can be re-elected more than 2 times.



Go on to Question 3.

















Yes, that's right.

There are 100 Senators.




Go on to Question 4.

















Sorry, that's not true.

There are 100 Senators.


Go on to Question 4.

















Sorry, that's not correct.

The term of office for a Senator is 6 years.


Go on to Question 15.

















Yes, that's right.

The term of office for a Senator is 6 years.


Go on to Question 15.

















I'm sorry, that's not correct.

Representatives are called Congressmen, but Senators are not.


Go on to Multiple Choice #1.

















Yes, that's right.

Representatives are called Congressmen, but Senators are not.

Go on to Multiple Choise #1.
















What is the highest law of the land?

You picked The President

Sorry, that's wrong.
Try again.


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What is the highest law of the land?

You picked The Constitution

That's right!


Go to #2.

















What is the highest law of the land?

You picked The Legislative Branch

Sorry, that's wrong.
Try again.


Back to #1.

















The Senate and the House of Representatives are the two houses of _______?

You picked the Cabinet

Sorry, that's wrong.
Try again.

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The Senate and the House of Representatives are the two houses of ____?


You picked The Supreme Court

Sorry, that's wrong.
Try again.

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The Senate and the House of Representatives are the two houses of ________?


You picked Congress

That's right!



Go to #3.

















Who makes the laws of the United States?

You picked The Judicial Branch

Sorry, that's wrong.
Try again.

Back to #3.

















Who makes the laws of the United States?

You picked The Legislative Branch.

Yes, that's correct.



Go to #4.

















Who makes the laws of the United States?

You picked The Executive Branch

Sorry, that's wrong.
Try again.

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What do we call an addition or change to the Constitution?

You picked an Amendment

That's right!


Go to #5.

















What do we call an addition or change to the Constitution?

You picked a branch


Sorry, that's wrong.
Try again.

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What do we call an addition or change to the Constitution?

You picked an article

Sorry, that's wrong.
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How long is a senator's term of office?

You picked 2 years.

Sorry, that's wrong.
Try again.

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How long is a senator's term of office?

You picked 6 years.

That's right!


Go to #6.

















How long is a senator's term of office?

You picked 4 years.

Sorry, that's wrong.
Try again.

Back to #5.

















How long is the term of office for a representative?

You picked 4 years.

Sorry, that's wrong.
Try again.

Back to #6.

















How long is the term of office for a representative?

You picked 2 years

That's right!


Go to #7.

















How long is the term of office for a representative?

You picked 6 years.

Sorry, that's wrong.

Try again.

Back to #6.

















The senate and the house make up the ______

You picked congress.

That's right!


Go to #8.

















The senate and the house make up the ______

You picked constitution

Sorry, that's wrong.
Try again.

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The senate and the house make up the ______

You picked courts.

Sorry, that's wrong.
Try again.

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How many senators are there?

You picked 50

Sorry, that's wrong.
Try again.

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How many senators are there?

You picked 435.

Sorry, that's wrong.
Try again.

Back to #8.

















How many senators are there?

You picked 100.

That's right!


Go to #9.

















How many Representatives are there in Congress?

You picked 50

Sorry, that's wrong.
Try again.

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How many Representatives are there in Congress?

You picked 100

Sorry, that's wrong.
Try again.

Back to #9.

















How many Representatives are there in Congress?

You picked 435.

That's right!
.

Go to #10.

















Who elects the senators and representatives?

You picked the vice-president

Sorry, that's wrong.
Try again.

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Who elects the senators and representatives?

You picked the president.

Sorry, that's wrong.
Try again.

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Who elects the senators and representatives?

You picked the people.

Yes, that's right!



Congratulations!

You are finished with the Legislative Branch quiz.



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This source code was adapted 9/98 by Jim Borkenhagen from İhtml by Janet F. Dixon, 1997.