jere

Newest questions and responses by jere
  1. physics

    1.A certain spacecraft is 3.3 AU (Astronomical Units) from Earth. How long in seconds does it take for a signal to reach the Earth after it is transmitted from the spacecraft? Hint: An AU is about 149.9 Million Km, and light moves at 299,800 Km/s.

    asked on January 28, 2017
  2. 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

    asked on January 21, 2008
  3. Government

    Which is a joint committee a. a select committee b. a confrence committe c. a standing committee B

    asked on January 21, 2008
  4. Government

    The chairmen of congressional commitees are chosen by a. the vote of comittee members c. the vote of majority party A

    asked on January 21, 2008
  5. Government

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

    asked on January 21, 2008
  6. Government

    The votes of the electorate are caled the b. direct vote c.popular vote d.primary vote C

    asked on January 21, 2008
  7. Government

    What determines the rules for each states primary? a.the democratic party d.state law a

    asked on January 21, 2008
  8. 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

    asked on January 21, 2008
  9. 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

    asked on January 21, 2008
  10. 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

    asked on January 20, 2008
  11. Government

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

    asked on January 20, 2008
  12. 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

    asked on January 20, 2008
  13. 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

    asked on January 20, 2008
  14. 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

    asked on January 20, 2008
  15. 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

    asked on January 20, 2008
  16. government

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

    asked on January 20, 2008
  17. 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

    asked on January 20, 2008
  18. 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

    asked on January 20, 2008
  19. government

    redress from the united states may be secured in a. congress b. the supreme court c. the court of federal claims b.

    asked on January 20, 2008
  20. 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

    asked on January 20, 2008
  21. 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

    asked on January 20, 2008
  22. 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

    asked on January 20, 2008
  23. government

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

    asked on January 19, 2008
  24. 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

    asked on January 19, 2008
  25. government

    one example of a failed state is a. great britain b. nigeria c. somalia c

    asked on January 19, 2008
  26. government

    people within a dictatorship wh reject democratice reforms are a. solidarity b. hardliners c. hacienda b

    asked on January 19, 2008
  27. 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

    asked on January 19, 2008
  28. government

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

    asked on January 19, 2008
  29. government

    what kind of tax rates do socialist economies generally have a. high b. moderate c. nonexistent c

    asked on January 19, 2008
  30. government

    placing businesss under governmenttal control is called a. central planning b. nationalization c. privatization c

    asked on January 19, 2008
  31. government

    capitalism is also called a a. command economy b. welfare state c. free enterprise system a

    asked on January 19, 2008
  32. government

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

    asked on January 19, 2008
  33. government

    which is a factor of production a. land b. capital c. all of the above c

    asked on January 19, 2008
  34. 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

    asked on January 19, 2008
  35. 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

    asked on January 19, 2008
  36. 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

    asked on January 19, 2008
  37. government

    the cief executive officer of every state is the a. manager b. governor c. president b

    asked on January 19, 2008
  38. 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

    asked on January 19, 2008
  39. 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

    asked on January 19, 2008
  40. 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

    asked on January 17, 2008
  41. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  42. government

    another term for appropriations is a. deficit spending b. spending bills c. progressive taxes d. entitlements c

    asked on January 16, 2008
  43. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  44. government

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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  45. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  46. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  47. government

    which is the title of the head of the justice department a. secretary b. chief justice c. attorney general d. chief bureaucrat d

    asked on January 16, 2008
  48. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  49. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  50. government

    a staff agency a. supports other workers b. runs programs c. regulates businesses d. does business-like work c

    asked on January 16, 2008
  51. government

    units of cabinet rank are called a. agencies b. departments c. commissions d. administrations c

    asked on January 16, 2008
  52. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  53. government

    the president's clemency powers apply only to a. criminal cases b. military cases c. impeachments d. federal cases a.

    asked on January 16, 2008
  54. 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.

    asked on January 16, 2008
  55. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  56. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  57. 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.

    asked on January 16, 2008
  58. 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.

    asked on January 16, 2008
  59. 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.

    asked on January 16, 2008
  60. 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.

    asked on January 16, 2008
  61. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  62. government

    the specific powers of the president come from a. the military b. the supreme court c. congress d. the constitution d.

    asked on January 16, 2008
  63. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  64. government

    the votes of the electorate are called the a. electoral college vote b. direct vote c. popular vote d. primary vote a.

    asked on January 16, 2008
  65. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  66. 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 ...

    asked on January 16, 2008
  67. 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 ...

    asked on January 16, 2008
  68. government

    if no candidat receives 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.

    asked on January 16, 2008
  69. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  70. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  71. 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.

    asked on January 16, 2008
  72. 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.

    asked on January 16, 2008
  73. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  74. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  75. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  76. 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.

    asked on January 16, 2008
  77. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  78. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  79. 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.

    asked on January 16, 2008
  80. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  81. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  82. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  83. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  84. 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.

    asked on January 16, 2008
  85. 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.

    asked on January 16, 2008
  86. government

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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  87. 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.

    asked on January 16, 2008
  88. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  89. 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.

    asked on January 16, 2008
  90. 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

    asked on January 16, 2008
  91. government

    who has the power to propose constitutional amendments a. the president b. the supreme court c. congress d. state courts c.

    asked on January 15, 2008
  92. 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.

    asked on January 15, 2008
  93. 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

    asked on January 15, 2008
  94. 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.

    asked on January 15, 2008
  95. 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

    asked on January 15, 2008
  96. 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.

    asked on January 15, 2008
  97. 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

    asked on January 14, 2008
  98. 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

    asked on January 14, 2008
  99. government

    senators are elected to serve a. two-year terms b. three-year terms c. four- year terms d. six-year terms a

    asked on January 14, 2008
  100. 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 :)

    asked on January 14, 2008

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