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  1. In German sociologist Max Weber's Weberian Model;

    A. power flows from the top down
    B. decision making is shaped by detailed technical rules that promote similar decision making in similar situations
    C. bureaucrats are specialists who solve problems through logical reasoning and data analysis instead of emotions and guesswork
    D. all of the above
  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. Independent Regulatory agencies

    A. Are administered independently of all three branches of government and combine some functions of all three branches
    B. Operate under the close supervision of the executive branch of government
    C. Operate under the close supervision of the legislative branch of government
    D. Operate only with the express approval of the judicial branch of government
  4. The Constitution states that the minimum-age requirement for the presidency is

    A. twenty-five years
    B. thirty years
    C. thirty-five years
    D. forty years
  1. a D
  2. b C
  3. c A
  4. d B

5 Multiple choice questions

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

5 True/False questions

  1. The concept of cloture refers to

    A. a method used to defeat legislation in Congress
    B. a process that attempts to limit debate on a bill in the Senate
    C. closed meetings held by both parties to elect their leadership or resolve other important issues
    D. action taken by the House Rules Committee that must be approved by the Speaker


  2. If the president uses a regular veto, he or she

    A. must submit legislation that would accomplish the same goal but through a different means
    B. cannot use another regular veto for ten working days
    C. must have the approval of the Senate majority leader and the Speaker of the House
    D. must return the bill to Congress with a veto message


  3. The real leadership power in the Senate rests in the hands of the

    A. president of the Senate
    B. president pro tempore of the Senate
    C. Senator designate selected by the president
    D. Senate majority leader


  4. Gerrymandering is

    A. Legislation passed in southern states to limit African American participation in elections
    B. The drawing of legislative district boundary lines for the purpose of obtaining partisan advantage
    C. An attempt to prevent the passage of a bill through the use of unlimited debate
    D. A process that attempts to limit debate on a bill in the Senate


  5. One major problem with the role of the instructed delegate is that

    A. the president's program may not have the support of the public
    B. the constituents may not actually have well-formed views on many issues
    C. a majority of the constituents may be of different political party than the representative
    D. few members of Congress are knowledgeable about most legislation


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