Questions: Sections 9-14
- What is North Dakota’s legislative branch of government called?
- When does North Dakota’s legislature meet?
- What is a legislature made up of two separate bodies having equal power called?
- How often is North Dakota redistricted?
- How old must a person be in order to be elected to the Legislative Assembly?
- Why is the House chamber larger than the Senate chamber?
- Who conducts the meetings in the House? In the Senate?
- Where is most of the work of the Legislative Assembly done?
- What is a draft of a law called?
- What is a public discussion of a bill called?
- What is a majority?
- What happens if the Governor signs a bill?
- What happens if the Governor vetoes a bill?
- Name the 13 elected officials of the executive branch and tell the main responsibility of each.
- What is the only state-owned bank in the United States?
- What is the highest court in the state?
- How many justices serve on the Supreme Court of North Dakota?
- Who presides over the Supreme Court?
- What is a court case brought from a lower court to a higher court called?
- What kind of case involves someone being accused of doing something illegal?
- What kind of case involves a dispute concerning people’s rights?
- Municipal courts deal with what kinds of violations?
Critical Thinking Questions
How many years would a Governor serve if he or she were re-elected twice?
If two farmers had a dispute about their land boundaries, which court would handle their dispute? What kind of case would it be?