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3 Matching questions

  1. As Commander in Chief the president is

    A. only a symbolic leader of the military
    B. the ultimate decision maker in military matters
    C. allowed to make military decisions with the approval of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
    D. not responsible for military decisions
  2. Members of Congress are granted generous franking privileges that

    A. Permit them to mail letters to their constituents without charge
    B. Allow them to charge items to a special expense account
    C. Allows members unlimited phone calls to their district without charge
    D. Permit them to receive four round-trip airfares to their districts
  3. The most common previous occupation of presidents in the United States has been

    A. military commander
    B. farmer
    C. educator
    D. lawyer
  1. a D
  2. b A
  3. c B

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. C
  2. C
  3. B
  4. A
  5. B

5 True/False questions

  1. The public education function of Congress is carried out by all of the following except:

    A. holding hearings
    B. setting the public policy agenda
    C. oversight
    D. casework


  2. Informal advisors to the president are called

    A. FOP (Friends of the President)
    B. the kitchen cabinet
    C. the Executive Counsel
    D. the Cabinet


  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. Congress must

    A. delegate day-to-day administration of its programs to bureaucrats
    B. by law, maintain control of day-to-day administration of its programs
    C. provide safe guards to not allow bureaucrats to have discretion in the interpretation of legislation
    D. only allow those bureaucrats who have demonstrated an understanding of the intent of legislation to have the discretion to interpret that legislation


  5. The Acquisitive Model theorizes that

    A. bureaucrats tend to attempt to share power to minimize responsibility
    B. bureaucrats are acquisitive in nature
    C. top level bureaucrats will never try to expand their budgets
    D. elected officials will attempt to place as many bureaucrats under their control as possible


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