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  1. Government regulatory agencies

    A. have no direct interaction with the federal government
    B. are typically responsible for a specific type of public policy and make and implement rules and regulations in a specific area to protect the public interest
    C. are not truly independent but must have all rules and regulations reviewed and approved by the Senate prior to implementation
    D. all of the above
  2. The fifteen cabinet departments in the United States federal government

    A. are the major service organizations of the federal government
    B. are line organizations, meaning they are directly accountable to the president and are responsible for performing government functions
    C. were all created within the first several decades after the ratification of the Constitution
    D. both a and b
  1. a D
  2. b B

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  2. D
  3. C
  4. C
  5. D

5 True/False Questions

  1. As chief executive, the president is constitutionally bound to

    A. enforce laws, treaties, and court orders
    B. submit a balanced budget to Congress
    C. inform Congress prior to any military action
    D. oversee actions of state governments


  2. Most major-party candidates for Congress are placed on the general-election ballot as the result of

    A. a party caucus
    B. a party convention
    C. a party committee
    D. a direct primary


  3. The following two presidents are the only ones in American history to have actually been impeached:

    A. Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton
    B. Richard Nixon and Franklin Roosevelt
    C. Andrew Jackson and William McKinley
    D. Thomas Jefferson and Martin Van Buren


  4. The largest occupational group among congresspersons is

    A. lawyers
    B. educators
    C. businesspersons
    D. lobbyists


  5. According to the Constitution, impeachment

    A. cannot be used against an incumbent president
    B. can only be applied to a president who has committed treason
    C. is the discharge of an officer of the United States for cause
    D. is voted by in the House of Representatives


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