Question: committee purpose and membership committee type this temporary committee is...
|Committee Purpose and Membership||Committee Type|
|This temporary committee is established with members from both houses to reconcile differences in legislation passed by both chambers.|
|Members of one or both parties from either the Senate or the House of Representatives are included on this type of committee that performs a specialized function.|
|Both members of the House of Representatives and the Senate serve on this type of committee involving policy exploration within a narrow jurisdiction.|
|Members of one house of Congress and one or both parties are included on this temporary committee, which exists for the purpose of addressing a specific issue.|
|There are 20 of these permanent legislative panels in the House of Representatives and 16 in the Senate in which members of both parties consider bills and other issues.|
|Statement||True or False|
|Rules regarding congressional eligibility include quotas to create a legislative body representative of the people.|
|An individual must be at least 30 years old to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives.|
|To be eligible for service in Congress, candidates must live in the state that they seek to represent.|
|Senators must have been U.S. citizens for at least nine years before election to Congress.|
Which statement accurately summarizes the information presented in the graphs?
1)Not only are members of Congress better educated than the general population of the United States, but the median net worth for members of Congress in all racial and ethnic categories shown exceeds that of the general public with the same level of educational attainment.
2)Members of Congress are representative of the general public in terms of their level of education and median net worth.
3)For both the general public and members of Congress, increases in education result in increased net worth so that the best educated have the greatest net worth.
Which of the following statements are accurate regarding congressional apportionment? Check all that apply.
-All states losing representation as a result of the 2010 U.S. Census also experienced population loss.
-On average, a member of the U.S. House currently represents 710,000 residents.
-Representation in the Senate is determined by population figures derived from the decennial U.S. Census.
-Shifts in population may result in a gain, loss, or maintenance in the number of representatives allocated to a particular state.
According to the map, which statement correctly explains how House seats were reapportioned as a result of the 2010 U.S. Census?
-States in the Midwest tended to gain representation in the House as a result of the 2010 U.S. Census, while states in the Southwest generally lost representation.
-As a result of the 2010 U.S. Census, states on the West Coast tended to lose representation in the U.S. House, while states on the East Coast generally gained representation.
-Many of the states gaining seats through reapportionment following the 2010 U.S. Census were located in the southern part of the United States, while the states losing seats were primarily located in the northern part of the country.