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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    If Jordan thinks it is time to close the meeting, she moves to

    answer choices

    refer to a committee.

    adjourn

    amend

    suspend the rules.

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Sam believes that Aaronis discussing a motion that is not debatable. To correct this mistake, Sam should:

    answer choices

    call for a division.

    rise to a point of order.

    move to adjourn.

    move to amend.

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Prior to the FFA meeting, Emma makes a list of things that will be done during the business meeting. Which is she preparing?

    answer choices

    Minutes

    Agenda

    Treasurer’s report

    Committee report

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Ryanmoved to sell candy to raise money for scholarships. Melissa wants to sell flowers. To change the motion, Melissa moves to:

    answer choices

    amend

    adjourn

    appeal

    argue

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The president calls for a voice vote on a main motion and announces that the motion passes. If a member doesn't feel it was fair they can call for a counted vote. They should

    answer choices

    amend the motion.

    call for a division.

    suspend the rules

    rise to a point of order

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which principle of parliamentary law helps prevent confusion and makes conducting business easier to understand?

    answer choices

    Students can tell teachers what to do.

    Only one item is addressed at a time.

    The minority rules on all questions.

    The chairperson always gets his/her way.

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The major advantage of using parliamentary procedure in a business meeting is that:

    answer choices

    a small minority can control the meeting and ensure they get their way.

    students learn how the courts work and how to beat parole restrictions.

    teachers have more control over meetings and the FFA becomes their organization.

    business is conducted in an organized, formal, and efficient manner.

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Giving all members the opportunity to make, second, discuss, and vote on motions is an example of which parliamentary procedure principle?

    answer choices

    The chairperson is the boss.

    The majority rules.

    Only one item is considered at a time.

    Rights of the minority are protected.

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    To conduct official business using well-defined rules and procedures so that all members can participate, the organization uses:

    answer choices

    threats

    parliamentary procedure.

    harassment

    consensus.

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    During a business meeting, Romero moved to enter a float in the homecoming parade. Before action can be taken, the motion must be:

    answer choices

    seconded

    referred to a committee.

    defeated

    amended

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    If a member states, "I rise to a point of order", who would decide if there has been an error made?

    answer choices

    Secreatary

    Presiding officer

    Parliamentarian

    Treasurer

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which type of motion is presenting a new idea?

    answer choices

    amend

    previous questions

    main

    second

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which type of motionlets a small group continue to discuss a main motion for the whole group?

    answer choices

    Lay on the table

    Refer to committee

    suspend the rules

    previous question

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which motion causes a group to stop discussion or debate and proceed to vote on the main motion?

    answer choices

    previous question

    suspend the rules

    amend

    adjourn

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following motions requires 2/3 majority vote

    answer choices

    adjourn

    point of order

    suspend the rules

    lay on the table

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When the presiding officer taps the gavel three times it is to tell the group to...

    answer choices

    rise

    sit

    be quiet

    go home

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When the gavel is tapped one time is tells the group to...

    answer choices

    rise

    sit

    stand

    adjourn

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which vote should be used to make sure that every member has cast a vote?

    answer choices

    Standing

    Voice

    Secret ballot

    roll call

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