Executive Branch Review

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Quiz on Executive Branch Review, created by harrington9084 on 10/29/2014.

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Question 1

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T or F: Presidential const. powers are clearly defined:
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  • True
  • False

Question 2

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President’s have the ability to move large numbers of congressional votes one way or the other
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  • True
  • False

Question 3

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Generally, the president has the most influence in domestic affairs
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  • True
  • False

Question 4

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What article covers Executive Branch powers
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  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

Question 5

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Presidential powers inferred from the constitution are called:
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  • Expressed
  • Enumerated
  • Implied
  • Concurrent

Question 6

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What was the name of Dexter's sister on Dexter's Laboratory?
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  • Jane
  • Candice
  • Denise
  • Didi

Question 7

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The presidential role where the president plays a role in the economy is known as?
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  • Chief Legislator
  • Economic Planner
  • Chief Diplomat
  • Chief of State

Question 8

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Which is not a Legislative check on the Executive Branch
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  • Declare action unconstitutional
  • Override veto
  • Impeachment
  • Funding for programs

Question 9

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What is the 25th amendment?
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  • Presidential pay
  • The election of the president
  • Direct election of senators
  • Presidential succession

Question 10

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What was the top selling cereal for 2013?
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  • Cinnamon Toast Crunch
  • Cheerios
  • Honey Nut Cheerios
  • Frosted Flakes

Question 11

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Which of the following is an example of checks and balances in action in the United States government?
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  • The House and Senate cannot agree on the same version of a bill to send to the president.
  • The president issues an executive order that freezes federal government hiring.
  • The president vetoes a bill passed by Congress.
  • The voters reject the status quo and elect all new members of Congress.
  • The voters at the state level elect a governor from a party other than the president’s.

Question 12

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Which of the following is a check on the president's power to appoint department heads?
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  • Congressional approval
  • judicial veto
  • budgetary support
  • Senate confirmation
  • None of the above

Question 13

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President Ronald Reagan's management style resembled which of the following?
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  • a CEO
  • a General
  • Hands-on
  • Wheel-like
  • Both hands-on and wheel-like

Question 14

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Which of the following ranks as the worst in terms of presidential leadership according to the 2009 C-SPAN survey?
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  • Ford
  • Buchanan
  • Pierce
  • Cleveland
  • Bush

Question 15

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What is the top selling ice cream flavor for Ben & Jerry's?
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  • Chunky Monkey
  • Half-baked
  • Cherry Garcia
  • Chocolate chip cookie dough

Question 16

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Abraham Lincoln is considered America's best president.
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  • True
  • False

Question 17

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Executive privilege was invoked in which of the following cases?
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  • "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
  • school desegregation in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • the Watergate scandal
  • the White House Office of Faith-Based Initiatives
  • all of these options

Question 18

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When was the last time Congress declared war on another nation?
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  • the Spanish-American War (1898)
  • World War I (1917)
  • World War II (1941)
  • the Vietnam War (1955)
  • the Iraq War (2003)

Question 19

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How old does one have to be in order to run for the presidency?
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  • 18
  • 20
  • 25
  • 30
  • 35

Question 20

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The primary function of the White House staff is to
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  • initiate policy
  • advise the president
  • represent the bureaucratic agencies
  • provide information to the Office of Management and Budget
  • act as liaison with members of Congress
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