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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. appropriation
  2. governmental corporations
  3. bureaucracy
  4. red tape
  5. independent executive agencies
  1. a complex bureaucratic rules and procedures that must be followed to get something done
  2. b a legislative grant of money to finance a government program or agency
  3. c provide services that could be handled by the private sector but that generally charge cheaper rates than a private sector producer
  4. d implementers of policy
  5. e executive agencies that are not cabinet departments, not regulatory commissions, and not government corporations

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. refers to strong ties among government agencies, interest groups, and congressional committees and subcommittees
  2. promotes hiring on the basis of merit and established a nonpartisan government service
  3. passed in 1883, it created the federal Civil Service
  4. funds for government programs that are collected and spent outside the regular government budget
  5. a network of people in Washington, DC based in interest groups, on congressional staffs, in universities and think tanks, and in the mass media who regularly discuss and advocate public policies

5 True/False questions

  1. competitive servicepromotes hiring on the basis of merit and established a nonpartisan government service

          

  2. policy implementationthe withdrawal of the use of governmental authority to control or change some practice in the private sector

          

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

          

  4. office of personnel management (OPM)the stage of policymaking between the establishment of a policy and the results of the policy for individuals

          

  5. discretionary authoritythe extent to which appointed bureaucrats can choose courses of action and make policies that are not spelled out in advance by laws

          

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