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5 Matching questions

  1. deregulation
  2. merit principle
  3. iron triangles
  4. command-and-control policy
  5. office of personnel management (OPM)
  1. a refers to strong ties among government agencies, interest groups, and congressional committees and subcommittees
  2. b regulatory strategy where government sets a requirement and then enforces individual and corporate actions to be consistent with meeting the requirement
  3. c the withdrawal of the use of governmental authority to control or change some practice in the private sector
  4. d responsible for hiring for most agencies
  5. e using entrance exams and promotion ratings for hiring workers

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the ability of a congressional committee to review and approve certain agency decisions in advance and without passing a law
  2. complex bureaucratic rules and procedures that must be followed to get something done
  3. bureaucrats who are in constant contact with the public
  4. 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. passed in 1883, it created the federal Civil Service

5 True/False questions

  1. independent executive agenciesexecutive agencies that are not cabinet departments, not regulatory commissions, and not government corporations

          

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

          

  3. standard operating proceduresthe very top level of the bureaucracy

          

  4. administrative discretionthe governmental offices to which people are appointed on the basis of merit as ascertained by a written examination or by meeting certain selection criteria such as training or educational attainments.

          

  5. discretionary authoritya 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