Part 4: Rights and Responsibilities

Questions: Sections 3-4

Comprehension Questions

  1. A set of rules used to run meetings is called what?
  2. What is the most popular parliamentary rule book in the United States?
  3. What is the title of the person who presides over a meeting?
  4. How does the presiding officer recognize a person who is entitled to speak?
  5. Who presides when the chair is absent?
  6. Who is the official record keeper at a meeting?
  7. What is the report of the meeting called?
  8. Who is in charge of the organization’s money?
  9. Name the most common forms of address for a male presiding officer. A female presiding officer.
  10. What is a formal proposal, or suggestion, made by someone at a meeting called?
  11. How is a motion stated?

Critical Thinking Question

  1. Explain what might happen if parliamentary procedure were not followed at a meeting. (Answers may vary.)