US Government - House of Representatives
1. What branch of government does the House of Representatives belong to?
d. All of the above
e. None of the above
2. How many representatives in the House does each state have?
c. It is based on the geographical size of the state
d. It is based on the population of the state
e. Each state can have as many representatives as they want
3. In what building does the House of Representatives meet?
a. White House
b. Treasury Building
c. U.S. Capitol Building
d. U.S. Mint
4. How long is the term of a member of the House?
a. 1 year
b. 2 years
c. 4 years
d. 8 years
e. Once elected, they remain members until they die
5. How many members are there currently in the House of Representatives?
e. No one really knows
6. Who is the leader of the House of Representatives?
a. The President
b. The Whip
c. The Senator
d. The Secretary of State
e. The Speaker
7. How old do you have to be to become a member of the House of Representatives?
8. Under what circumstance does the House decide who will become President of the United States?
a. If no one wins a majority of votes from the Electoral College
b. If the current president dies
c. If they don't like the person who was elected
d. If they decide the election wasn't fair
e. The House always chooses the president
9. What is the main job of the House of Representatives?
a. To command the U.S. military
b. To vote on new laws
c. To work with foreign governments
d. To keep an eye on the Supreme Court
10. Who was the only Speaker of the House to later become president?
a. Abraham Lincoln
b. Thomas Jefferson
c. John Adams
d. James K. Polk
e. Teddy Roosevelt
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