American Government

1) The Executive Office of the president is commonly called "the president's right arm" because it hosts agencies composed of which of the following?
A) congressional leaders from the majority party
B) influential members of various political parties
C) lobbyists from large corporations
D) the president's personal and political aides**

2) How does the president limit the legislative powers of Congress?
A) by appointing congressional committee chairs
B) by appropriating congressional spending
C) by administering the laws
D) by using the veto**

3) How does the president limit the judicial powers of the courts?
A) He appoints all federal judges**
B) He can remove judges from the bench
C) He can reverse judicial rulings
D) He interprets laws

4) What is the role of the president's chief of staff?
A) to manage the Executive office of the President and advise the president**
B) to write domestic and foreign policy
C) to serve as the vice president's assistant
D) to act as chief spokesman of the White House

5) The president's power to delay the carrying out of a sentence is known as what?
A) amnesty
B) commutation**
C) pardon
D) reprieve

6) The Executive Office of the President is a bureaucracy. How do formalized rules benefit such a bureaucracy?
A) workers can act with speed and precision because decisions are based on a set of known standards
B) Formalized rules help a bureaucracy to attract new workers
C) Formalized rules provide a healthy corrective for job** specialization
D) Workers at the top end of a hierarchical authority do not have to obey formalized rules

7) How many terms can a president serve according to the Constitution?
A) one term
B) two terms**
C) three terms
D) unlimited terms

8) Which scenario best illustrates how the power to make treaties in the United States Constitution provides for checks and balances among the three branches of government?
A) The president must sign an executive agreement without the Senate, but must have approval of the House and the Supreme Court
B) The Senate must approve a treaty by a two-thirds vote, and its terms must be found to be constitutional by the Supreme Court**
C) The House of Representatives must approve the treaty by a two-thirds vote, but it can be vetoed by the president or found unconstitutional by the Supreme Court
D) The Supreme Court must decide whether the treaty is constitutional, but Congress can override the Court with approval of the president.

9) Which of the following generalizations about the role of the cabinet does this excerpt support?
A) Presidents rely almost exclusively on the members of their cabinet for advice because they hand-select the members
B) Qualified candidates for cabinet positions are in ever-shorter supply
C) Presidents often rely on political strategists and unofficial advisory groups more than their cabinet**
D) Although waning in influence, the cabinet remains because the Constitution explicitly requires it

10) The National Security Council (NSF) is a staff agency located within which of the following?
A) the Department of State**
B) the Department of Defense
C) the Department of Homeland Security
D) the Executive Office of the President

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  1. I agree with your first 8 answers.

    9. What excerpt?

    10. NSC? NSF?

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  2. 5. d
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    i just took the quiz and everything else was correct

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  3. Beware of pranksters who pretend they know the answers.

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  4. Dear Ms. Sue just because someone got it right doesn't mean you have to be rude the answers are right.

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  7. Thats all right!

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  8. yup, 100% correct. thanks anonymous

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  10. Yes anonymous is 100% correct! Thanks so much! wooo-hooo!!! lol

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  15. Those Answers are incorrect thanks
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  16. Wrong dont trust batman

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  17. THANKS! <3

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  18. Actually, batman's answers were right for me. 100%. Must've been a different test, or some questions got switched around. Thanks batman

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  19. Batman is right if you're in INCA, Unit 4 lesson 4 quiz. Just took it with those answers, 100%

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  20. If you're NCA working on Unit 4 Lesson 7, these are the correct ones.

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    10. D Still correct for The executive office of the president quiz 2019 November Lesson 7 American Government A Unit 4

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  22. Ron is correct just took the test

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