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2. Despite the limitations of the Lisbon Treaty there are how many MEPs overall?

  • there are 751 MEPs
  • there are 740 MEPs
  • there are 766 MEPs
  • there are 800 MEPs
  • there are 37 MEPs

3. which is NOT a legislative function of the European Parliament?

  • Foremost Legislative Procedure: the EP can argue for and initiate populist legislation
  • Consent Procedure- Simple Majority Vote used to approve succession of new EU members
  • Ordinary Legislative Procedure- they can amend and block proposed legislation.
  • Consultation Procedure- it can be asked for its opinion but the Council and Commission aren't compelled to make action upon it.

4. The European Commission is similar to what part of 'the state'?

  • its kinda like the Executive of the EU
  • its kinda like the legislature of the EU
  • its kinda like the Judicature of the EU
  • don't know
  • its kinda like the Commons of the EU
  • Fusion of powers means that there is one body to the EU, the legislature, executive and the judicature combined
  • its kinda like the Lords of the EU

5. How does the President achieve the position?

  • I don't know
  • They are elected by the citizens in the states that were originally part of the EEC
  • They are nominated by the european Council by a QMV system
  • They are elected by every citizen of the EU over 18
  • They are appointed by HRH Elizabeth II


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