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26. Who does a U.S. Representative represent?

• All citizens in that Representative's district (each state is divided into districts)

27. What decides each state's number of U.S. Representatives?

• The state's population

28. How is each state's number of Representatives decided?

• The state's population

29. Why do we have three branches of government?

• So no branch is too powerful

30. Name one example of checks and balances.

• The President vetoes a bill.
• Congress can confirm or not confirm a President's nomination.
• Congress approves the President's budget.
• The Supreme Court strikes down a law.

31. We elect a President for how many years?

• Four (4) years

32. How old must a President be?

• Thirty-five (35) or older
• At least thirty-five (35)
• More than thirty-five (35)

33. The President must be born in what country?

• The United States
• America

34. Who is the President now?

• [Current president] (as of November 20, 2006, George W. Bush)

35. What is the name of the President of the United States?

• [Current president] (as of November 20, 2006, George W. Bush)
• (President) George W. Bush
• George Bush
• Bush

36. Who is the Vice President now?

• [Current vice president] (as of November 20, 2006- Richard (Dick) Cheney)
• Dick Cheney
• Cheney

37. What is the name of the Vice President of the United States?

• [Current vice president] (as of November 20, 2006- Richard (Dick) Cheney)
• Dick Cheney
• Cheney

38. If the President can no longer serve, who becomes President?

• The Vice President

39. Who becomes President if both the President and the Vice President can no longer serve?

• The Speaker of the House

40. Who is the Commander-in-Chief of the military?

• The President

41. How many full terms can a President serve?

• Two (2)

42. Who signs bills to become laws?

• The President

43. Who vetoes bills?

• The President

44. What is a veto?

• The President refuses to sign a bill passed by Congress.
• The President says no to a bill.
• The President rejects a bill.

45. What does the President's Cabinet do?

• Advises the President

46. Name two Cabinet-level positions.

• Secretary of Agriculture
• Secretary of Commerce
• Secretary of Defense
• Secretary of Education
• Secretary of Energy
• Secretary of Health and Human Services
• Secretary of Homeland Security
• Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
• Secretary of Interior
• Secretary of State
• Secretary of Transportation
• Secretary of Treasury
• Secretary of Veterans' Affairs
• Attorney General

47. What Cabinet-level agency advises the President on foreign policy?

• The State Department

48. What does the judicial branch do?

• Reviews and explains laws
• Resolves disputes between parties
• Decides if a law goes against the Constitution

49. Who confirms Supreme Court justices?

• The Senate

50. Who is the Chief Justice of the United States?

• John Roberts (John G. Roberts, Jr.)