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Question 1: The role of the mayor in the council varies depending on whether or not the city uses ________ or mayor-council government, and by the nature of the statutory authority given to it by state law, city charter, or municipal ordinance.
Council–manager governmentPhoenix, ArizonaRichmond, VirginiaBorough

Question 2: A ________ that has been granted city status.
Community councilLieutenancy areaCommunity (Wales)Sheriffdom

Question 3: The council of a London borough that has been granted city status (of which there is only one: Westminster City Council), or the ________.
Lord Mayor of LondonCity of London SchoolGreater LondonCity of London Corporation

Question 4: City councils generally consist of several (usually somewhere between 5 and 50, depending on the city's size) elected aldermen or ________.
Doctor (title)CouncillorJudgeProfessor

Question 5: The council of a local government district created by the ________ that either adopted the charter of an existing city corporation in 1973, or that has since been granted city status.
Antrim Borough CouncilBallymoney Borough CouncilBelfastLocal Government (Boundaries) Act (Northern Ireland) 1971

Question 6: The council of one of four council areas designated a City by the ________.
United Kingdom legislationLocal Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994Police (Scotland) Act 1967Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973

Question 7: In San Francisco, for example, it is known as the Board of Supervisors because San Francisco is a consolidated city-county and the ________ constitution requires each county to have a Board of Supervisors.
Los AngelesCaliforniaSan Jose, CaliforniaSacramento, California

Question 8: In some cities, the mayor is a voting member of the council who serves as ________; in others, the mayor is the city's independent chief executive (or strong mayor) with veto power over city council legislation.
QuorumChairmanParliamentary procedureCommittee

Question 9: A city council is the legislative body that governs a ________, municipality or local government area.
Independent cityTownCityCounty

Question 10: In larger cities the council may elect other executive positions as well, such as a council ________ and speaker.
United StatesOfficial residencePrime ministerPresident

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