Capitol dome in Charleston, WV

West Virginia Legislative Process: Take the Test

1. What are the three branches of government?

Executive, Governor, Judicial

Judicial, Legislative, Senate

Judicial, Executive, Legislative

None of the above.

2. How many delegate districts are there in West Virginia?

24

17

61

58

3. Once the legislative session is over, how many days does the governor have to take action on a bill?

10

5

15

20

4. How many House of Delegates members are there in West Virginia?

100

90

85

110

5. How many days is the West Virginia legislature in session?

90

60

65

75

6. Anyone in West Virginia sponsor a bill.

True
False

7. How long is the House of Delegates term?

3 years

5 years

2 years

4 years

8. How many Senators are there in West Virginia?

36

34

44

40

9. How many days does the governor have to take action on a bill while the legislature is in session?

3

5

10

7

10. How many senatorial districts are there in West Virginia?

19

21

17

14

11. How long is a Senator's term in West Virginia?

6 years

2 years

4 years

5 years

12. Who is next in line to become governor if the governor is unable to complete his/her term of office?

Speaker of the House

Secretary of State

Senate President

Attorney General

13. How should you address a legislator when writing a letter?

Sir or Ma'am

The Honorable

Mr. or Mrs.

None of the above

14. Anyone can ask for a public hearing.

True
False

15. When writing a letter to your legislator, how long should your letter be.

3 pages long

1 page long

As many pages as it takes to get your point across.

5 pages long

16. How long does a person have to speak at a public hearing?

60 minutes

30 minutes

15 minutes

5 minutes

17. The best time to meet with a legislator is before the legislative session.

True
False


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