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Government
Which of the following has the force of law although it does not become a law a.a joint resolution b. a bill c. a concurrent resolution A
January 20, 2008

Government
Which is a joint committee a. a select committee b. a confrence committe c. a standing committee B
January 20, 2008

Government
The chairmen of congressional commitees are chosen by a. the vote of comittee members c. the vote of majority party A
January 20, 2008

Government
The most powerful leader in the house is the a. speaker of the house c. majority whip d. president pro tempore A
January 20, 2008

Government
The votes of the electorate are caled the b. direct vote c.popular vote d.primary vote C
January 20, 2008

Government
What determines the rules for each states primary? a.the democratic party d.state law a
January 20, 2008

government
if the offices of both president and vice president become vacant, who becomes president a. speaker of the house b. secretary of state c. secretary of defense c
January 20, 2008

government
when the president determines congress's agenda, he or she is carrying out the role of a. chief diplomat b. chief legislature c. commander in chief b
January 20, 2008

Government
A continuing resolution a.prepares for the next years budget c.allows federal agenciesn to function without new appropriations d.is initiated in ine house of congress and carried into te other for approval A
January 20, 2008

Government
Today the Largest area of federal spending is for a.entitlements b. intrest on the public debt c.education A
January 20, 2008

Government
What is the public debt? a. borrowed money b.the amount the government spends that exceeds its income d. the total amount of money owed by the federal Government D
January 20, 2008

government
a deficit is a. the money paid for the use of a loan b. the amount the government spends that exceeds its income c. a plan for income and expenses b
January 19, 2008

government
a custom duty is a tax on a. the making, selling, or using of certain products b. the assets of a person who died c. goods brought into the country from another country b
January 19, 2008

government
what part of the federal government has the power to tax a. the president b. congress c. the office of management and budget a
January 19, 2008

government
yes, i had placed that as my answer in the booklet, but it had been returned to me because the answer "WW2" was wrong.
January 19, 2008

government
the united states began to emerge as a world power after a. the spanish-american war b. the revolutionary war c. wwI b
January 19, 2008

government
after world war II the united states a. moved from security alliances to political alliances b. moved from an isolationist role to an international role c. formed the league of nations b
January 19, 2008

government
cases from the internal revenue service are often heard by the a. court of federal claims b. tax court c. court of appeals for veterans claims a
January 19, 2008

government
redress from the united states may be secured in a. congress b. the supreme court c. the court of federal claims b.
January 19, 2008

government
a justice of he supreme court may write a dissenting opinion to a. explain why he or she disagrees with the majority opinion b. add points to the majority opinion c. request an appeal c
January 19, 2008

government
the federal trial courts with original jurisdiction over most federal cases are the a. district courts b. courts of appeals c. special courts a
January 19, 2008

government
concurrent jurisdiction means that a case may be tried by a. a federal court b. either a state or a federal court c. the supreme court b
January 19, 2008

government
the political party that held power in mexico for much of the 20th century is the a. pri b. nafta c. ccp
January 18, 2008

government
the prime minister of britain is a. popularly elected b. the leader of the majority party in the house of commons c. appointed by the president b
January 18, 2008

government
one example of a failed state is a. great britain b. nigeria c. somalia c
January 18, 2008

government
people within a dictatorship wh reject democratice reforms are a. solidarity b. hardliners c. hacienda b
January 18, 2008

government
which of the following is normally not a feature of a communist government a. it rulas as a dictatorship b. it establishes colonies all around the world c. it controls the means of production b
January 18, 2008

government
the merging of small private farms into large government-owned enterprises is called a. collectivization b. privatization c. industrialization c
January 18, 2008

government
what kind of tax rates do socialist economies generally have a. high b. moderate c. nonexistent c
January 18, 2008

government
placing businesss under governmenttal control is called a. central planning b. nationalization c. privatization c
January 18, 2008

government
capitalism is also called a a. command economy b. welfare state c. free enterprise system a
January 18, 2008

government
in a capitalist economy, the laws of supply and demand determine a. taxes b. social services c. prices c
January 18, 2008

government
which is a factor of production a. land b. capital c. all of the above c
January 18, 2008

government
which of these statements about the california lieutenant governor is false a. the lieutenant governor is the president of the senate b. the lieutenenant governor is elected separately from the governor c. the lieutenant governor has never been from a different party than the ...
January 18, 2008

government
the governor of california has all of the following powers except a. the pocket veto b. the power to pardon convicted criminals c. the chief command of the california national guard a
January 18, 2008

government
supreme court justices in california are a. appointed for life by the government b. appointed for only one term c. appointed, then re-elected in uncontested elections a
January 18, 2008

government
the cief executive officer of every state is the a. manager b. governor c. president b
January 18, 2008

government
in a criminal trial in california, the verdict is decided by a. a petit jury b. the board of supervisors c. a three-judge panel a
January 18, 2008

government
the california state constitution can be amended if a. a majority of state senators passes the amendment b. the california supreme court orders an amendment c. two-thirds of both houses of the legislature approve the amendment, and a majority of california voters also approve c
January 18, 2008

government
the debate over the powers of the presidency is essentially a debate a. about article III of the constitution b. between supporters of a strong presidency and supporters of a weak presidency c. about the system of checks and balances d. about the electoral college system b
January 17, 2008

government
after world war II the united states a. moved form an international role to an isolationist role b. moved from secutity alliances to political alliances c. moved from an isolationist role to an international role d. formed the league of nations d
January 16, 2008

government
another term for appropriations is a. deficit spending b. spending bills c. progressive taxes d. entitlements c
January 16, 2008

government
the office of management and budget helps in the budget process by a. providing congress with financial information b. keeping the government runnin if congress fails to pass appropriations c. helping the president produce the budget d. creating a budget independent of the ...
January 16, 2008

government
civil servants may not a. vote b. belong to a political party c. be promoted d. run in their party's elections d.
January 16, 2008

government
after president james garfield's assassination, the government began reforms in a. the number of cabinet departments b. the civil service system c. the constitution d. the executive branch b
January 16, 2008

government
independent regulatory commissions a. supervise federal workers b. have some legislative-like and judicial like powers c. serve federal workers d. may resemble businesses a
January 16, 2008

government
which is the title of hte head of the justice department a. secretary b. chief justice c. attorney general d. chief bureaucrat d
January 16, 2008

government
the job of the national security council is to a. advise the president about foreign trade b. prepare the federal budget c. supervise the civil service d. advise the president about the nation's safety a or d. but ill go with...a
January 16, 2008

government
the "nerve center" of the executive office of the lpresident is the a. office of management and budget b. office of national drug control policy c. white house office d. council of economic advisers c
January 16, 2008

government
a staff agency a. supports other workers b. runs programs c. regulates businesses d. does business-like work c
January 16, 2008

government
units of cabinet rank are called a. agencies b. departments c. commissions d. administrations c
January 16, 2008

government
the federal bureaucracy is a. all the agencies, people, and procedures through which the federal government operates b. hierarchical in structure c. headed by the president d. all of the above d
January 16, 2008

government
the president's clemency powers apply only to a. criminal cases b. military cases c. impeachments d. federal cases a.
January 16, 2008

government
the presidential power of commutatin allows the president to a. appoint officials b. shorten a person's prison sentence c. use th armed forces to keep the peace d. veto bills d.
January 16, 2008

government
the president used to have the line item veto power for which types of bills a. any bills b. bills passed by a congressional override of a veto c. spending and tax bills d. military bills d
January 16, 2008

government
the length of time that a president can commit american forces to combat without the approval of congress is a. 48 hours b. 30 days c. 60 days d. 6 months uhm, not quite sure on this one...b
January 16, 2008

government
when the president recognizes a nation, he usually a. sends the nationa diplomatic representative b. declares the nation persona non grata c. declares war on the nation d. registers strong disapproval of the nation's government a.
January 16, 2008

government
the custom that gives the senate some control over the president's power to appoint officials is called a. the removal power b. commutation c. persona non grata d. senatorial courtesy d.
January 16, 2008

government
what is the ordinance power of the president a. the power to send u.s. troops into combat b. the power to issue executive orders c. the power to make treaties d. the power to pardon a person who has committed a federal crime d.
January 16, 2008

government
which has not been a factor in the growth of presidential power a. the president's ability to take military action b. the president's clemency powers c. the president's ability to use the mass media d. the president's position as chief executive d.
January 15, 2008

government
the term imperial presidency refers to a. the use of the powers of the presidency without congressional approval b. the power of the president as commander in chief c. the power of the president to recognize other nations d. the power of the president to impose laws on the ...
January 15, 2008

government
the specific powers of the president come from a. the military b. the supreme court c. congress d. the constitution d.
January 15, 2008

government
which of the following is one criticism of the electoral college system a. it underrepresents the smaller states b. the winner of he popular vote might not win the presidency c. it identifies the winner of the presidential election with certainty d. it is unconstitutional a
January 15, 2008

government
the votes of the electorate are called the a. electoral college vote b. direct vote c. popular vote d. primary vote a.
January 15, 2008

government
what determines the rules for each state's primary a. the democratic party b. consensus of both major political parties c. the constitution d. state law c
January 15, 2008

government
what is the purpose of presidential primaries a. to help choose delegates to the parties' national conventions b. to choose members of the electoral college c. to elect a new president and vice president d. to elect state officials b or ...
January 15, 2008

government
what is the purpose of presidential primaries a. to help choose delegates to the parties' national conventions b. to choose members of the electoral college c. to elect a new president and vice president d. to elect state officials b or ...
January 15, 2008

government
if no candidat recieves a majority of the electoral votes, the president is chosen by a. both houses of congress b. the house of representatives c. the senate d. a new popular vote a.
January 15, 2008

government
when people vote for president, they are really voting for their state's a. primaries b. caucus c. electors d. electorate b or d. but ill go with d
January 15, 2008

government
who becomes acting president if the president is disabled a. the speaker of the house b. the president pro tempore of the senate c. a candidate nominated by the president d. the vice president d
January 15, 2008

government
if the offices of both president and vice president become vacant, who becomes president? a. speaker of the house b. secretary of state c. secretary of defense d. president pro tempore of the state d.
January 15, 2008

government
in which role does the president act as a symbol of the american people a. chief administrator b. chief of state c. chief diplomat d. chief of party c or d. but im thinking c.
January 15, 2008

government
when the president determines congress's agenda, he or she is carrying out the role of a. chief diplomat b. chief executive c. chief lefislator d. commander in chief b
January 15, 2008

government
which of the following determines who holds the position of speaker of the house a. the president b. the house c. the senate d. the joint houses of congress b
January 15, 2008

government
what event brought mcculloch v. maryland before the supreme court a. the state of maryland based its congressional districts on race b. the state of maryland attempted to tax federal bank notes c. the state of maryland governor disagreed with the power of congress to regulate ...
January 15, 2008

government
the constitution makes no mention of them, yet these bodies play an essential role in the lawmaking process. their job is to sift through and decide the fate of bills. what are they? a. quorums b. committees of the whole c. standing committees d. conference committees a.
January 15, 2008

government
what nonlegislative action has the senate performed only during the presidencies of andrew johnson and bill clinton a. voted to acquit b. voted to impeach c. withdrew deficit financing d. declared bankruptcy b
January 15, 2008

government
what is the implied power expressed by the necessary and proper clause in the constitution a. congress's ability to make laws is severely limited by the constitution b. congress is given limited authority to interpret reserved powers c. congress must follow a congrete ...
January 15, 2008

government
congress shares powers with the president in the field of foreign affairs. what other powers do congress and the president share? a. judicial powers b. postal powers c. territorial powers d. war powers b or c, but ill go with b.
January 15, 2008

government
why is a senator's term in office different in length than that of a representative's a. senators' terms are shorter because they require less experience than representatives do b. senator's terms are longer so they can be staggered' therefore, a majority ...
January 15, 2008

government
in 1997, 26-year-old representative harold ford jr became a member of the 105th congress. what happened the year before this that made his election possible? a. congress passed the voter registration act of 1997 b. congress lowered the age of a member of the house to 26 c. he ...
January 15, 2008

government
the role of the house rules committee is played in the senate by the a. president pro tempore b. president of the senate c. whip d. majority floor leader b
January 15, 2008

government
majority floor leaders hold considerable power due mainly to the fact that a. they are the most popular leaders b. presiding officers choose them c. the majority party has more seats than the other party has d. they are assisted by a powerful whip b
January 15, 2008

government
the main way to end a filibuster is by a. a two thirds vote of the senate b. invoking the cloture rule c. convening a conference committee d. voting the filibuster out of office d.
January 15, 2008

government
the house rules committee may do all of the following except a. set conditions for considering a bill b. speed up consideration of a bill c. prevent consideration of a bill d. attach amendments to a bill c.
January 15, 2008

government
bills are introduced in the senate by a. the rules committee b. individual senators c. investigative committees d. the majority floor leader d
January 15, 2008

government
how and when bills reach the floor of the house is decided by the a. ways and means committee b. rules committee c. appropriations committee d. judiciary committee d.
January 15, 2008

government
which of the following is a way a bill can become a law without the president's signature a. the president delegates the signing of a bill to the vice president b. the president waits until the congress is not in session c. the president fails to act on the bill withing 10...
January 15, 2008

government
the main reason that congress creates committees is to a. divide the workload b. educate new members c. introduce new bills d. create party power bases a.
January 15, 2008

government
the implied powers doctrine, upheld in mccullock v. maryland, gives congress the power to do a. only what the supreme court authorizes it to do b. only what is absolutely necessary to carry out the expressed powers c. anything reasonably related to carrying out the expressed ...
January 15, 2008

government
who has the power to propose constitutional amendments a. the president b. the supreme court c. congress d. state courts c.
January 14, 2008

government
all the following are implied powers of congress EXCEPT the power to a. set maximum work hours b. restrict arms sales c. fund education programs d. censor radio and TV oprograms c.
January 14, 2008

government
why did the framers include the necessary and proper clause in the constitution a. to empower congress to pass laws needed to carry out the expressed powers b. to limit congressional powers to those expressly stated in the constitution c. to define the scope of the inherent ...
January 14, 2008

government
all treaties must be approved by a two thirds vote of a. the senate b. the house c. both houses of congress d. the supreme court a.
January 14, 2008

government
under the constitution, congress has the sole power to a. act as the commander in chief b. meet with foreign leaders c. declare war d. none of the above b or d. i think b
January 14, 2008

government
all the following expressed powers belong to congress EXCEPT a. the power to declare war b. the power to tax imports c. the power to naturalize citizens d. the power to raise an army d.
January 14, 2008

government
which of the following is an example of the investigatory powers of congress? a. accepting a treaty made by the president b. the power to regulate commerce with foreign nations c. the power to lay and collect taxes d. gathering information useful in making lefislative ...
January 14, 2008

government
why does the constitution guarantee that the courts may not prosecute members of congress for what they say in the house or senate in relation to congressional business? a. members never criticize one another b. freedom of speech is a vital part of legislative debate c. the ...
January 14, 2008

government
senators are elected to serve a. two-year terms b. three-year terms c. four- year terms d. six-year terms a
January 14, 2008

government
on the average which group of people occupy the majority of seats in congress a. african americans b. white, middle aged men c. women d. asian americans b, although i wish it was c :)
January 14, 2008

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