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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. social policies
  2. food stamps
  3. Medicaid
  4. The General Revenue Fund
  5. Proportional Tax
  1. a The General Revenue Fund: supports the most state programs.
  2. b a federally and state financed, state operated program providing medical services to low income people
  3. c promote public goals and try to protect against insecurities and risks
    examples:disability, unemployment, retirement, child welfare, illness
  4. d now in the form of a debt card that is used to purchase food from grocery stores
    "lonestar card"
  5. e A levy that weighs equally on all persons, regardless of their income

    EX: Income tax without deductions or exemptions

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. -safe drinking water act of 1974
    -clean water act of 1977
    -clean air act of 1990
  2. TCEQ
  3. boom and bust economy, big spending needs, reluctance to increase taxes
  4. A levy whose burden weighs more heavily on low-income groups than wealthy taxpayers

    Sales and excise tax
    Sales and excise taxes are regressive because lower-income individuals spend a greater proportion of their incomes on taxable items than do members of middle-and upper-income groups
  5. it has not reduced the number of children born out of wedlock
    -most former recipients can not get out of poverty on the amount given to them
    -when recipients leave the TANF rolls they also loose their benefits of Medicaid and foodstamps

5 True/False questions

  1. public policya federally and state financed, state operated program providing medical services to low income people


  2. types of government welfare-contributory programs
    -noncontributory programs


  3. contributory programsocial programs financed in whole by taxation or other mandatory contributions by their present or future recipients
    examples:medicare and social security


  4. Salesa form of national health insurance for the elderly and disabled


  5. Entitlementa legal obligation of the federal government to provide payments to individuals according to eligibility criteria or benefit rules