Words Count - Chapter 24
Exercise 2

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Directions: Each of the sentences below contains a blank to be filled in with some form of a word from Chapter 24. Below each sentence, there are three choices for filling in the blank. Click the choice you think is the correct one and read the sentence with the blank filled in. If you are not satisfied, select another choice; you may do this as often as you wish.

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Speaking of Government


State universities use by the state’s government to keep tuition lower for state residents.


Members of congress often use weekends to travel home and meet with .


The state representative enraged her constituents when she voted for a tax increase.


In a democracy, procedures must guarantee that every vote cast will be counted, and counted only once.


The state representative enraged her constituents when she voted against a government-funded program intended to construct more playgrounds in poor neighborhoods.


"The rule of law" refers to a system that makes no exceptions for any person or group, including the leaders of a country.


is the prime responsibility of Congress.


are not allowed to pay money to lawmakers or give them other gifts.


In a typical "trade war" between two countries, each country tries to hurt the other one by imposing on the products it exports.


Senators trying to sustain a must have a lot of stamina.

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