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Quiz Questions

1. How many sentences in a motion? [ONE]
3. Who cannot move a motion? [THE CHAIRMAN]
2. Who cannot propose or second a motion? [CHAIRMAN]
4. A motion commences with what word? [THAT]
5. Who can speak twice to a motion? [MOVER]
6. Name two types of motion. [SUBSTANTIVE AND PROCEDURAL]
7. One motion is discussed at a time: true or false? [TRUE, but a relating motion can be ‘foreshadowed’.]
8. Mover of a motion can “reserve their right of reply”. True or false? [TRUE]
9. Mover of a motion speaks immediately before the motion is put to the vote: true or false? [TRUE]
10. What is a resolution? [WHEN A MOTION IS PASSED/CARRIED, IT BECOMES A RESOLUTION]
11. What is a PROCEDURAL motion? [MOTION DEALING WITH CONDUCT OF THE MEETING]
12. What is a SUBSTANTIVE motion? [MOTION ORDERING ACTION OR EXPRESSING AN OPINION]
13. Give an example of a PROCEDURAL motion [THAT THE QUESTION BE NOW PUT]
14. Give an example of a SUBSTANTIVE motion. [THAT THIS COMMITTEE BUY A STOPWATCH]
15. How can the mover of a motion have it withdrawn? [BY LEAVE OF THE MEETING]
16. What is ‘leave of the meeting’? [UNANIMOUS CONSENT, NO DISSENT]
18. Who cannot move an amendment? [CHAIRMAN, MOVER or SECONDER of the motion]
19. Can an amendment be amended? [NO, IT MUST BE TAKEN TO A VOTE (OR WITHDRAWN) AND THEN A NEW AMENDMENT COULD BE MOVED]
20. The mover of an amendment has a right of reply: true or false? [FALSE]
21. One amendment is discussed at a time: true or false? [TRUE]
22. The seconder of an amendment has no right of reply: true or false? [TRUE]
23. The mover of an amendment has no right of reply: true or false? [TRUE]
24. ‘Business arising’ comes before or after a report is adopted? [AFTER]
25. Where is the requirement for a quorum detailed? [IN THE MEMO AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION, THE BYLAWS OR THE CONSTITUTION]
26. When is a quorum necessary? [WHEN A VOTE IS TAKEN ON A MATTER AFFECTING A PROCEDURE OF THE ORGANISATION]
27. What is a quorum? [THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE PRESENT AT A MEETING WHICH WILL ENABLE A MOTION TO BECOME A RESOLUTION]
28. Apologies should be adopted or accepted? [ACCEPTED]
27. What is a quorum? [THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE PRESENT AT A MEETING WHICH WILL ENABLE A MOTION TO BECOME A RESOLUTION]
29. Discussion on a BUDGET comes before or after the vote? [BEFORE]
30. What should a chairman do BEFORE a meeting? [CHECK THE AGENDA, BUSINESS PAPER OR MEETING PROGRAMME]
31. How can a chairman call for a vote? [SHOW OF HANDS, VOICE (YES/NO) OR BALLOT]
32. Reports should be …. ? [RECEIVED OR ADOPTED]
33. What FACTOR determines if minutes and/or reports are received or adopted? [VERBAL ARE RECEIVED, WRITTEN ARE ADOPTED]
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