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Study Guide for Quiz #2:

Parliamentary Procedure and Position Papers


Know the definitions of the following terms:
Dais

To have the floor

Chair

Second

Placard

Simple Majority

Delegate

Formal Debate

Motion

Moderated Caucus

Point

Unmoderated Caucus

The floor

Know the four different kinds of points and when to use them:
Points
Point of Personal
Privilege

Description
Addresses any personal
discomfort

Point of Order

Addresses a procedural
matter. Doesnt allow
delegate to speak on
the topic of debate
Addresses any
clarification of
parliamentary
procedure
Addresses other
delegates to ask them
questions about
speeches and draft
resolutions

Point of Inquiry

Point of Information

When to Use
If you cant hear,
the room is too
hot, etc
If you think the
chair has made a
mistake on
procedure
If you have a
question on
procedure or what
to do/how to do it
If you want to ask
a question to
another country

Be able to answer the following questions in complete


sentences:
What is a position paper?
What are the four parts of a position paper? What does each part
explain?
What is a resolution? Where in the position paper do resolutions
belong?
What is an opening speech?
What is the difference between a Moderated and an Unmoderated
Caucus?

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