jere

Most popular questions and responses by jere
  1. 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 15, 2008
  2. government

    which act first established a federal commission to investigate claims of individual voter discrimination? a. civil rights act of 1957 b. civil rights act of 1960 c. civil rights act of 1964 d. voting rights act of 1965 i think its d.

    asked on December 23, 2007
  3. government

    which fact disqualifies a person from representing utah in the senate a. the candidate was born in guatemala b. the candidate is 43 years old c. the candidate lives in utah but works in idaho d. the candidate has been a citizen for 8 years wow, really

    asked on December 27, 2007
  4. governmnent

    the framers of the constitution favored bicameralism because a. two houses could block the acts of a single president b. it allowed for fair and equal representation of he states at the national level c. great britain had only one house of parliament d.

    asked on January 14, 2008
  5. 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
  6. government

    the major job of floor leaders is to a. oversee house sessions b. prevent filibusters c. veto bills d. gather party members' votes for upcoming bills a

    asked on January 11, 2008
  7. government

    the nominating process a. chooses new government officeholders b. selects political-party leaders c. narrows the field of possible candidated for an election d. all of the above c.

    asked on December 27, 2007
  8. 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 18, 2008
  9. 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 15, 2008
  10. 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 15, 2008
  11. 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 15, 2008
  12. 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
  13. 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 14, 2008
  14. 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
  15. government

    which of the following is true of the house of representatives a. it currently has 100 members b. the total number of seats in the house is fixed by the constitution c. the number of terms a representative may serve is fixed by the constitution d. every

    asked on January 14, 2008
  16. government

    all of the following are examples of groups that promote causes EXCEPT a. american civil liberties union b. american legion c. national rifle association d. sierra club i have NO clue. my guess would be... d

    asked on December 27, 2007
  17. government

    which of the following steps in scientific polling comes FIRST? a. tabulating the data b. constructing the sample c. preparing valid questions d. defining the universe c

    asked on December 27, 2007
  18. 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 15, 2008
  19. 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 14, 2008
  20. 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 d. a resolution d.

    asked on January 11, 2008
  21. government

    the provisions of the voting rights act of 1965 and its amendments of 1970, 1975, and 1982 apply to: a. all national, state, and local elections b. federal elections only c. state and local elections only d. all federal and state elections, but not to all

    asked on December 23, 2007
  22. 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 15, 2008
  23. government

    "universe" is a term used to describe a. a politician's constituency b. the entire group of persons sampled in a given poll c. the entire group of persons whose opinions a poll seeks to measure d. the group that supports the activities of an interest group

    asked on December 26, 2007
  24. 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 19, 2008
  25. 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 18, 2008
  26. 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 15, 2008
  27. 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 15, 2008
  28. 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 14, 2008
  29. 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
  30. government

    the number of senate seats held by each state is a. set by the census bureau b. based on state populations c. the same as the number of house seats d. fixed by the constitution c.

    asked on January 14, 2008
  31. 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 19, 2008
  32. 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 15, 2008
  33. 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
  34. government

    an interest group is a private organization that forms to a. support elections at the local level b. promote the interests of its members c. nominate candidates for public office d. measure public opinion b

    asked on December 30, 2007
  35. 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 20, 2008
  36. 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 19, 2008
  37. 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 18, 2008
  38. 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
  39. 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 15, 2008
  40. 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 15, 2008
  41. 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 14, 2008
  42. 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
  43. government

    the power that allows congress to take private property for such uses as an interstate highway system or a national park is a. the commerce power b. the power of eminent domain c. the borrowing power d. the power to tax a

    asked on January 3, 2008
  44. government

    literacy tests worked to deny the right to vote to african americans primarily because a. all white voters had higher literacy rates. b. the tests were only required in southern states. c. african americanse were asked questions that were more difficult

    asked on December 23, 2007
  45. Government

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

    asked on January 20, 2008
  46. 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
  47. 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 15, 2008
  48. 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 15, 2008
  49. government

    the house may refuse to seat a member-elect only if he or she a. has engaged in disorderly behavior b. does not meet constitutional standards of age, citizenship, and residency c. does not meet informal standards set by two-thirds of the members b.

    asked on January 11, 2008
  50. government

    in the steps of the legislative process, the event that would happen last in the house is a. placement on a calendar b. a rule by the house rules committee c. referral to a subcommittee d. debate on the floor b

    asked on January 11, 2008
  51. government

    a house district drawn to give an advantage to one political party is a. an off-year election b. a single-member district c. a gerrymander d. a census c.

    asked on January 3, 2008
  52. government

    what does it mean to reapportion seats in the house of representatives? a. house districts are changed based on elecion results b. newly elected representatives take their seats in the house c. the number of house seats for each state is changed based on

    asked on January 1, 2008
  53. government

    which statement about the senate is true? a. it ahs two members from each state b. its members are chosen by state legislatures c. each member represents one congressional district d. seats are apportioned among the states according to their populations d,

    asked on December 27, 2007
  54. government

    all of the following are propaganda techniques EXCEPT a. presenting only one side of an issue b. using glittering generalities c. supporting a government policy change d. the bandwagon approach. im almost positive its c.

    asked on December 27, 2007
  55. government

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

    asked on January 18, 2008
  56. 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 18, 2008
  57. 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
  58. 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 15, 2008
  59. 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 15, 2008
  60. government

    the first battle over the implied powers of congress was fought over the creation of a. an army b. a direct tax c. a national bank d. a patent d

    asked on January 11, 2008
  61. government

    the consensus of american opinion favors a. strict interpretation of the constitution b. neutral interpretation of the constitution c. no regard for the constitution d. liberal interpretation of the constitution d

    asked on January 3, 2008
  62. government

    which of the following is an example of soft money a. money goven to a major party's presidential candidate b. money given to a minority party's senatorial candidate c. a small campaign contribution from a college student d. money given to a major party

    asked on December 28, 2007
  63. government

    voters select government officials during the a. convention b. general election c. primary election d. political action committee c

    asked on December 27, 2007
  64. government

    the best example of the use of random sampling to determine who will be elected as your school president would involve a. asking each student in your class whom he or she would vote for b. asking one student in each classroom whom he or she would vote for

    asked on December 27, 2007
  65. GOVERNMENT

    minor parties have contributed MOST to united states politics by: a. causing major parties to adopt their ideas b. providing more candidates from which voters can choose. c. placing their presidential candidates on the ballot. d. establishing political

    asked on December 23, 2007
  66. 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
  67. 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
  68. 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
  69. 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 15, 2008
  70. 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 15, 2008
  71. 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 15, 2008
  72. 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 15, 2008
  73. 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 15, 2008
  74. 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 15, 2008
  75. 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 14, 2008
  76. 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 14, 2008
  77. government

    the chairmen of congressional committees are chosen by a. the vote of committee members b. seniority c. the vote of the majority party d. the speaker of the house b

    asked on January 11, 2008
  78. government

    the power of the house of representatives to officially charge an official with wrongdoing is the power of a. impeachment b. perjury c. subpoena d. censure b

    asked on January 11, 2008
  79. government

    in the role of servant to their constituents, members of congress a. work for their political party b. oversee the work of the executive branch c. screen bills for action by the whole house or senate d. help people from their district or state deal with

    asked on January 3, 2008
  80. government

    the place at which voters actually vote is a a. caucus b. convention c. precinct d. polling place. d

    asked on December 28, 2007
  81. government

    congress has set the day for national elections as a. the monday after the third tuesday in november in even-numbered years b. the tuesday after the first monday in november in even-numbered years c. the monday after the first tuesday in may in

    asked on December 28, 2007
  82. government

    most nominations today are made by a. self-announcement b. caucus c. convention d. direct primaries d

    asked on December 27, 2007
  83. government

    the gender gap refers to a. a comparison of the numbers of male to female voters b. split-ticket voting c. the differences in the voting patterns of men and women d. loyalty to a political party a

    asked on December 27, 2007
  84. government

    the constitution forbids states to a. seth the same requirements for voting in the state and federal elections b. set residence requirements for voters c. set an age higher than 18 as the minimum age for voting d. require voters to register c

    asked on December 27, 2007
  85. government

    members view party structure as including the party's leaders, the people who usually vote for the party, and a. independents b. the party's officeholders c. the national convention d. the national chairperson b

    asked on December 27, 2007
  86. government

    a minor party focused on solving one problem in american life is a. an ideological party b. a splinter party c. a single-issue party d. an economic protest party c

    asked on December 27, 2007
  87. government

    since 1968 the government has been dominated by a. the democrats b. neither major party c. the republicans d. minor parties c

    asked on December 27, 2007
  88. government

    factors contributing to the failure of minor parties to win much support in the united states include a. the electoral system b. the number of independent voters c. the loose structure of political parties d. the pluralistic society of the united states a

    asked on December 27, 2007
  89. government

    what would be your BEST advice to a person who wants to learn more about political issues? a. watch only television news and commentary shows daily b. pay attention only to newspaper stories c. explore a variety of sources of political information d.

    asked on December 26, 2007
  90. government

    attitudes held by a significant number of people concerning governmental and political questions are known as a. the mass media b. public opinion c. interest groups d. public policies ...i think its b...

    asked on December 26, 2007
  91. government

    the 2 major parties have members who take all of the following roles EXCEPT: a. party leaders b. loyal party members and voters. c. party independents d. party officeholders PLEASE HELP!! IM SUCH A DITZ WHEN IT COMES TO GOVERNMENT!!!!!!!!!

    asked on December 23, 2007
  92. government

    a multi-party system: a. tends to produce a stable government b. helps one party win the support of a majority of voters c. is composed of parties with special interests d.promotes the ideological consensus of the public. HELP!!

    asked on December 23, 2007
  93. math

    what is x to in -2x-18=16x--13

    asked on January 17, 2007
  94. Government

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

    asked on January 20, 2008
  95. 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 19, 2008
  96. 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 19, 2008
  97. 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 19, 2008
  98. government

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

    asked on January 18, 2008
  99. government

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

    asked on January 18, 2008
  100. 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 18, 2008

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