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5 Matching questions

  1. GS (General Service) rating
  2. deregulation
  3. issue network
  4. administrative discretion
  5. executive orders
  1. a 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
  2. b the withdrawal of the use of governmental authority to control or change some practice in the private sector
  3. c assigned to each job in federal agencies, this rating helps to determine the salary associated with the position
  4. d regulations originating in the executive branch
  5. e authority of administrative actors to select among various responses to a given problem, especially when rules do not fit or more than one rule applies

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the stage of policymaking between the establishment of a policy and the results of the policy for individuals
  2. the extent to which appointed bureaucrats can choose courses of action and make policies that are not spelled out in advance by laws
  3. passed in 1940, prohibits government workers from active participation in partisan politics
  4. refers to strong ties among government agencies, interest groups, and congressional committees and subcommittees
  5. passed in 1883, it created the federal Civil Service

5 True/False questions

  1. office of personnel management (OPM)responsible for hiring for most agencies


  2. competitive servicethe 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.


  3. authorizing legislationlegislative permission to begin or continue a government program or agency. authorizations may be annual, multiyear, or permanent


  4. governmental corporationsthe withdrawal of the use of governmental authority to control or change some practice in the private sector


  5. command-and-control policyregulatory strategy where government sets a requirement and then enforces individual and corporate actions to be consistent with meeting the requirement