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Which of the following are classified as secondary motions?
Incidental Motions
Which statement is true?
More than one secondary motion may be pending at a time
Subsidiary, privileged and incidental motions are:
secondary motions
Before any other business can be brought up, a motion must be disposed of with the exception of:
certain privileged motions
Secondary motions:
must be acted upon or disposed of before the direct consideration of the main question can be continued
The motion to lay on the table should be used to:
interrupt consideration of a main motion temporarily until a majority wishes to consider it again
The motion which must be voted on first is:
the previous question
Which of these subsidiary motions has no corresponding incidental main motion?
Previous question
Questions of privilege not in the nature of a request which are brought up while no business is pending are moved the same as any:
main motion
The motion to recess made when no business is pending is:
an incidental motion
Proper handling of a substitute amendment tends to ensure:
that the provisions of the version first offered receive appropriate consideration without impeding free debate of the proposal to substitute
The motions to rescind and to amend something previously adopted:
can be applied to a policy which has continuing force
Once a committee to which a resolution of main motion has been referred commence its deliberation:
the committee is free to consider and recommend for adoption any amendment to the motion so referred by the assembly
An incidental main motion:
is a main motion that relates to the business of the assembly, in past or future action
The chief difference in the rules governing original and incidental main motions is:
objection to consideration of a question can be applied only to an original main motion
All of the following are misused of lay on the table except:
the laing of intervening matters on the table in succession to bring another matter up out of its' order
A properly framed motion should:
be concise, unambiguous and complete in form
A committee:
may take a matte rout of a subcommittee's hand
A preamble which is placed before the resolving clauses of a resolution:
should state the background and reasons for the resolving clauses
In considering a resolution which has a preamble, the preamble is:
amended last
A motion within the control of the assembly, because it has no been finally disposed of, may be renewed if:
more than a quarterly time interval will elapse before the next regular session
A motion to censure the action of an officer:
open the entire question to debate
The adoption of the motion to postpone indefinitely:
kills the main motion for the duration of the session
The motion to ratify:
is an incidental main motion
The motion to reconsider can be applied to the vote on any except:
another motion to reconsider
The motion to postpone indefinitely:
is a secondary motion
A friendly amendment:
must be open to debate and vote or unanimous consent
After it has been voted to insert words, those worse may be changed by:
reconsideration of the vote to insert the words
In organization that meet less often than quarterly time intervals, or that meet as a convention of delegation, the bylaws should require which individual to issue a call of each meeting?
Secretary
When it is moved to amend by striking out an entire paragraph, the paragraph that would be struck out is:
amendable by any of the three forms relation to words
The amendment to strike out an insert words:
prohibits striking out words in one place and inserting different words in another place except by unanimous consent
When the amendment to strike out and insert which applies to words is pending:
secondary amendment of each element is in order
What is the correct procedure in handling a substitute motion?
Prefect the motion, prefect the substitute vote on the substitution cote on the adoption of the remaining motion proceed to the next item of business
After a paragraph has been substituted for another it may be amended only by:
adding
A motion to create a blank is:
an incidental motion
Blanks to be filled with amounts of money should be arranged according to the following voting priority:
the on least likely to be acceptable will be voted on first.
A variation of the motion to commit that is usually most suitable for ordinary societies whose meeting are not large is the motion to:
consider informally
In preparing a written motion or resolution, it is often advisable to:
consult with members who can be assistance in perfecting it
Which of the following subsidiary motions best describe variations of the motion to commit
committee of the whole, informal consideration, an quasi committee of the whole
When any paper is laid before the assembly for action:
it is the right of every member that it be read once
The motion to discharge a committee:
is debatable, and debate can go into the merits of the question in the hands of the committee
A general order of the day set for a specified hour:
cannot come up before that time except by a two-thirds vote to suspend rules or reconsideration
When a committee is named by the assembly without designating a chairman:
the committee elects its own chairman
Where no more than quarterly time intervals elapse between sessions, an order of the day cannot be made for a time:
beyond the end of the next regular business session
If a motion to incite a speaker for next week's meeting is pending, a motion to postpone consideration until next week's meeting may be stated by the chair as:
a motion to postpone indefinitely if in order at the time
If the assembly does not wish to adjourn a meeting within a convention at the time scheduled int eh agenda or program, the matter is handled by:
setting aside the orders of the day
The effect of postponing a question to specified hour:
provides that the matter will come before the assembly at a time named or later time
Which of the following can be applied to main motion?
Lay on the table
Several questions that are postponed to the same time without being made special orders are:
taken up in the order in which they were postponed
The motion to limit debate can be applied:
to an entire series of pending questions
The following motions usually require a two-thirds vote:
previous question, suspend the rules, limit or extend limits of debate
If a motion to close debate in twenty minutes is adopted, it is not in order to:
move to refer the matter to a committee
If a motion to limit speeches on a particular question to two minuted per speaker is adopted such action:
doest cause another such conflicting motion to be out of order
If a main motion is laid on teh table:
all adhering questions go with it
The previous questions:
does not prevent the making of privileged or incidental motions as applicable
The previous question is not allowed in:
committees
When a main motion and the previous question are pending, which of the following motions is in order?
Recess for thirty minutes
When a resolution having a preamble is pending, if the previous question is ordered on the resolution before consideration of the preamble has been reached. the order:
does not apply to debate and amendment of the preamble, to which the assembly proceeds immediately
If a series of questions on which the previous question has been ordered ceases to be the pending business before all of the motions affected by the order have been voted on, execution of the order is said to be:
interrupted
When a motion is laid on the table:
consideration can be resumed at the will of majority
A rule relating to parliamentary procedure requires:
a two-thirds vote for its suspension
If in order at the time, the motion to call for the orders of the day:
can interrupt when another has been assigned the floor
The action required to refuse to proceed to the orders of the day is a:
two-thirds vote in the negative
Although it is preferable to divide a question when it is first introduced a motion to divide a question when it is first introduced, a motion to divide can be made at any time:
all of hthe abovve correct
A call for the orders of the day cannot be made in:
a committee of the whole
The assembly's refusal to proceed to the orders of the day is similar to:
suspending the rules
When the orders of the day are called for:
the orders can be set aside by a two-thirds vote in the negavtive
The admissibility of a request or motion arising out of a question of priviledge:
is rules upon by the chair
A motion that is pending after having been admitted as a question of privilege:
is ruled upon by the chair
Fix the time to which to adjourn:
does not affect when the present meeting will adjourn
The motion to fix the time to which to adjourn is:
the highest ranking privileged motion
The privileged motion to recess:
requires that a recess begin immediately
The motion to recess, when no question is pending:
is not debatable
After an agenda or program has been adopted it may be changed by:
a vote of majority of the entire membership
The unqualified motion to adjourn is:
a privileged motion