GED Social Studies : Shared Powers

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for GED Social Studies

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Shared Powers

What majority of Congress is needed to override a Presidential veto?

Possible Answers:

Three-fifths

Two-thirds

Four-fifths

Unanimity

Absolute

Correct answer:

Two-thirds

Explanation:

As part of the American system of checks and balances, the President can override an action of Congress with a Presidential veto; however with a two-thirds vote, Congress can in turn override the Presidential veto.

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