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5 Matching questions

  1. deregulation
  2. authorizing legislation
  3. patronage
  4. discretionary authority
  5. iron triangles
  1. a the extent to which appointed bureaucrats can choose courses of action and make policies that are not spelled out in advance by laws
  2. b legislative permission to begin or continue a government program or agency. authorizations may be annual, multiyear, or permanent
  3. c the withdrawal of the use of governmental authority to control or change some practice in the private sector
  4. d a hiring and promotion system based on knowing the right people
  5. e refers to strong ties among government agencies, interest groups, and congressional committees and subcommittees

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. assigned to each job in federal agencies, this rating helps to determine the salary associated with the position
  2. responsible for hiring for most agencies
  3. a legislative grant of money to finance a government program or agency
  4. the governmental offices to which people are appointed on the basis of merit as ascertained by a written examination or by meeting certain selection criteria such as training or educational attainments.
  5. the ability of a congressional committee to review and approve certain agency decisions in advance and without passing a law

5 True/False questions

  1. bureaucracyimplementers of policy

          

  2. merit principlerefers to strong ties among government agencies, interest groups, and congressional committees and subcommittees

          

  3. Hatch Actpassed in 1940, prohibits government workers from active participation in partisan politics

          

  4. standard operating proceduresthe very top level of the bureaucracy

          

  5. street-level bureaucratsimplementers of policy

          

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