Question 1: The House of
Representatives is the more powerful of the two houses, able to
override ________ on bills imposed
by the House of Councillors with a two-thirds majority.
Question 2: Of these, 180 are elected from 11 multi-member
constituencies by a party-list system of ________, and 300 are elected from single-member
Question 3: It can be
dissolved by the Prime Minister at will, as it
was by ________ on July
Question 4: Note: Before the 1994 electoral reform all districts but one
electoral district 1955-1990) were multi-member
Question 6: However,
in the case of ________, the budget, and the selection of the prime minister,
the House of Councillors can only delay passage, but not block the
Question 7: If a bill is passed by the lower house (the House
of Representatives) but is voted down by the ________ (the House of
Councillors) the House of Representatives can override the
decision of the by a two-thirds vote in the affirmative.
Question 8: The House of Representatives ( is the 衆議院 Shūgiin) lower house of the ________.