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Question 1: Argentine National Congress in ________, which consists of Argentine Senate and Argentine Chamber of Deputies; all except one (the Buenos Aires City Legislature) of the province-level parliaments are bicameral

Question 2: Nowadays, the upper house is elected using proportional voting and the lower house through preferential voting, except in ________, where proportional voting is used for the lower house, and preferential voting for the upper house.
Victoria (Australia)TasmaniaAustraliaWestern Australia

Question 3: Parliament in Malaysia, which consists of the ________ (House of Representatives) and the Dewan Negara (Senate); all of the state legislatures are unicameral.
Barisan NasionalMalaysian general election, 2008Dewan RakyatPakatan Rakyat

Question 4: Another example of aristocratic bicameralism was the Japanese House of Peers, abolished after ________ and replaced with the present House of Councillors.
World War IICollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarSoviet occupations

Question 5: The Parliament in ________, which consists of the Nationalrat and the Bundesrat; all of the Bundesländer have unicameral parliaments.
HungaryAustriaPolandCzech Republic

Question 6: The Federal Assembly in ________, which consists of the State Duma and the Federation Council; all of the provincial parliaments are unicameral.
Russian cultureRussiaMoscowUnited States

Question 7: Congress in the ________ which consists of the Senate and the House of Representatives; all of the state legislatures except Nebraska are also bicameral.
PhilippinesUnited StatesCanadaAlaska

Question 8: An example of political controversy regarding a second chamber has been the debate over the powers of the ________ or the election of the Senate of France.
Politics of CanadaSenate of CanadaParliament of CanadaHouse of Commons of Canada

Question 9: The best known example is the British ________, which includes a number of hereditary peers.
House of Commons of the United KingdomPolitics of the United KingdomParliament of the United KingdomHouse of Lords

Question 10: the ________ and Bundesrat in Germany; they form two distinct bodies not framed by a comprehensive institution; all of the Länder have today unicameral parliaments.
National Assembly for WalesBundestagFolketingRiigikogu

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