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3 Matching questions

  1. The foremost power holder in the House of Representatives is the

    A. president of the House
    B. majority leader
    C. president pro tempore
    D. Speaker of the House
  2. A representative who is performing the role of a trustee is

    A. only representing the needs of his or her constituents
    B. supporting the president on all of his legislative programs
    C. acting on conscience or representing the broad interests of the entire society
    D. supporting his or her political party
  3. The Senate majority leader and the Senate minority leader

    A. Act as liaison with the White House when the president is of their party
    B. Are usually the same political party
    C. Are always selected by the chairperson of the national party
    D. Are responsible to the committee chairperson
  1. a D
  2. b A
  3. c C

5 Multiple choice questions

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

5 True/False questions

  1. Sunset legislation are

    A. laws requiring that curfews be established in all crime ridden areas
    B. laws requiring that existing programs be reviewed regularly for their effectiveness and be terminated unless specifically extended as a result of those reviews
    C. laws that require existing programs to be terminated within no more than five years
    D. laws that allow the use of legislation that has been ruled by the Supreme Court as unconstitutional as long as Congress votes to do so on the same day as the Supreme Court ruling


  2. To assist him in his various tasks as chief executive, the president has

    A. unlimited power to create offices within the executive branch
    B. the cooperation of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
    C. the power to act in all cases of national importance
    D. a federal bureaucracy


  3. The two categories of federal bureaucrats are

    A. political appointees and cronies
    B. civil servants and paltroons
    C. political appointees and civil servants
    D. insiders and outsiders


  4. 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


  5. The largest occupational group among congresspersons is

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


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