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5 Matching questions

  1. executive orders
  2. street-level bureaucrats
  3. merit principle
  4. policy implementation
  5. authorizing legislation
  1. a bureaucrats who are in constant contact with the public
  2. b regulations originating in the executive branch
  3. c legislative permission to begin or continue a government program or agency. authorizations may be annual, multiyear, or permanent
  4. d using entrance exams and promotion ratings for hiring workers
  5. e the stage of policymaking between the establishment of a policy and the results of the policy for individuals

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. the withdrawal of the use of governmental authority to control or change some practice in the private sector
  3. assigned to each job in federal agencies, this rating helps to determine the salary associated with the position
  4. a legislative grant of money to finance a government program or agency
  5. refers to strong ties among government agencies, interest groups, and congressional committees and subcommittees

5 True/False questions

  1. regulationthe use of governmental authority to control or change some practice in the private sector


  2. discretionary authoritythe extent to which appointed bureaucrats can choose courses of action and make policies that are not spelled out in advance by laws


  3. issue networkan economic theory that government should not regulate or interfere with commerce


  4. pendleton civil service actpassed in 1883, it created the federal Civil Service


  5. committee clearancethe ability of a congressional committee to review and approve certain agency decisions in advance and without passing a law