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Question 1: For example, this system was used in the ________ until the passage of the Seventeenth Amendment in 1913.
Hart Senate Office BuildingUnited States SenateUnited States Congress111th United States Congress

Question 2: An example is the ________, which under the Parliament Acts 1911 and 1949 may not stop, but only delay bills.
Politics of the United KingdomHouse of Commons of the United KingdomParliament of the United KingdomHouse of Lords

Question 3: ________ - Seen only in the United Kingdom, previously in Ireland
House of LordsParliament of the United KingdomHouse of Commons of the United KingdomPolitics of the United Kingdom

Question 4: The ________ is quite unique as its members are members of the cabinets of the German states, in most cases the state premier and several ministers, they are just delegated and can be recalled anytime.
Bundesrat of GermanyHorst SeehoferPeter Harry CarstensenMunicipalities of Germany

Question 5: In ________, the upper house is frequently given other powers to compensate for its restrictions:
PhilippinesParliamentary systemPresidential systemUnited States

Question 6: In ________ the upper house is frequently seen as an advisory or "revising" chamber, for this reason its powers of direct action are often reduced in some way.
United KingdomParliamentary systemBicameralismCanada

Question 7: It frequently has the sole authority to give consent to or denounce foreign ________.
Kyoto ProtocolEuropeTreatyEuropean Union

Question 8: Newfoundland had a Legislative Council prior to joining ________, as did Ontario when it was Upper Canada.
CanadaUnited StatesBarbadosUnited Kingdom

Question 9: Főrendiház or House of Magnates in the former ________, also called simply Felsőház i.e.
Administrative divisions of the Kingdom of HungaryKingdom of HungarySrijem CountyHistory of Hungary

Question 10: It is sometimes seen as having a special role of safeguarding the ________ and important civil liberties against ill-considered change.
Constitution of the United KingdomPolitics of the United KingdomLaw of the United KingdomParliament of the United Kingdom







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