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Veto: Quiz


Question 1: Either of the two consuls holding office in a given year could block a military or civil decision by the other; any tribune had the power to unilaterally refuse legislation passed by the ________.
Roman SenateRoman KingdomRoman MagistratesAncient Rome

Question 2: Parliamentary republics in Europe, including Italy, Portugal, Ireland, ________, Latvia, the Ukraine, and Hungary often allow a form of limited presidential veto on legislation.
FranceUnited KingdomCanadaUnited States

Question 3: The President of Iceland can refuse to sign a bill which is then put to universal adult ________.
Women's suffrageSuffrageSlaveryUniversal suffrage

Question 4: Since the Statute of Westminster (1931), the Crown of the United Kingdom and its Parliament may not veto or repeal any Act of the Parliament of the ________ on the grounds that is repugnant to the laws and interests of the United Kingdom[1].

Question 5: The influence that the veto conveys to its holder is therefore directly proportional to the holder's ________, broadly defined.
ConservatismTraditionalist conservatismConservative political partiesLiberal conservatism

Question 6: In the constitution of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century ________, there was an institution called the liberum veto.

Question 7: The presidential veto power was first exercised on April 5, 1792 when ________ vetoed a bill designed to apportion representatives among the several states.
Dwight D. EisenhowerAlexander HamiltonGeorge WashingtonUlysses S. Grant

Question 8: The case was ________, concerning a foreign exchange student in Ohio who had been born in Kenya but whose parents were from India.
United States ConstitutionNondelegation doctrineImmigration and Naturalization Service v. ChadhaConstitutional theory

Question 9: The ________, just like the Portuguese President, can refuse to sign a bill and return it to Parliament with his proposals.
Politics of UkrainePresident of UkraineForeign relations of UkraineVerkhovna Rada

Question 10: However, this ________ was immediately challenged by members of Congress who disagreed with it.
Line-item vetoJohn McCainNorth CarolinaNew Hampshire

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