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Question 1.Presidents have inferred prerogative power on the basis of (Points : 1)

having a party majority in Congress.
their obligation to preserve and protect the Constitution of the United States.
the “Necessary and Proper” clause of the United States Constitution.
Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation.

Question 2.Under the Budget Reform and Impoundment Act, the President (Points : 1)

may defer spending appropriated funds if Congress fails to act within 45 days of being notified about the deferment.
may never defer spending appropriated funds.
must spend more than what was allocated.
does not need to request approval to defer spending funds.

Question 3.The tendency of Congress to defer to the President in foreign policy has at times led to (Points : 1)

an American dictatorship.
a plebiscitary presidency.
an imperial presidency.
active-positive presidents.

Question 4. The 2000 presidential election is an example of where it is possible to (Points : 1)

win the popular vote but not have a majority vote in the Electoral College.
become President by losing both the Iowa Caucus and the New Hampshire Primary.
become President without having a recount of ballots. 
replace the Electoral College with the principle of one person-one vote.

Question 5.In a Presidential election, the candidate must (Points : 1)

win both the popular andelectoral vote.
win the Supreme Court vote.
win a minimum of 270 electoral votes.
win majorities in ¾ of the states.

Question 6. The authority of agencies in the Executive Branch of government comes from. (Points : 1)

The Constitution

Congressional delegations of authority.
executive prerogative.

executive Branch membership.

Question 7. In the American civil service system, workers are hired on the basis of (Points : 1)

merit.

partisan politics.

loyalty.

test taking ability.

Question 8. A president who appoints a careerist to his cabinet wants (Points : 1)

an individual who is an expert in a particular subject.
to rely on policy czars in the White House.
an individual who knows his/her way around the Washington establishment.
somebody who will bring with him a political dowry.

Question 9. Which functions are not performed by the American federal bureaucracy? (Points : 1)

Implementation of laws, policies, and programs
Making laws through rule making
Judicial authority through administrative adjudication
Appropriating money

Question 10. Woodrow Wilson argued that administration should be concerned solely with (Points : 1)

 

electing the right candidate.
the detailed and systematic execution of public law.
ensuring that party bosses get lucrative public works contracts.
making sure that workers support party bosses.

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Question 1.Presidents have inferred prerogative power on the basis of (Points : 1) having a party majority in Congress. their obligation to preserve and protect the Constitution of the United States. the “Necessary and Proper” clause of the United States Constitution. Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. Question 2.Under the Budget Reform and Impoundment Act, the President (Points : 1) may defer spending appropriated funds if Congress fails to act within 45 days of being notified about the deferment. may never defer spending appropriated funds. must spend more than what was allocated. does not need to request approval to defer spending funds. Question 3.The tendency of Co...
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