POLI-1001S/POLI-1001L Week 3 Quiz (Winter 2021)


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Week 3 – Quiz

  1. What is the significance of the point in the president’s term in office as it relates to his or her ability to exercise executive powers?
  2. Which statement is most correct regarding presidential vetoes?
  3. What is the one responsibility the House has that the Senate does not?
  4. Which statement is most correct about the responsibilities and powers of the Senate and the House of Representatives?
  5. Filibusters are typically used by a .
  6. Treason, bribery, and high crimes and misdemeanors may be better understood as what?
  7. Which statement is correct about the differences in debate rules between senators and members of the House of Representatives?
  8. Why do bureaucrats make policy?
  9. Serving the interests of their constituents is which function of Congress?
  10. Which description of state government is correct?
  11. Who is responsible for recognizing a state’s problems and proposing solutions?
  12. What do you call the formal charge against a president to begin the removal process?
  13. Which functions are usually handed by local governments?
  14. Which way describes how Congress may override a presidential veto?
  15. Which description BEST explains the composition of the Electoral College?
  16. What is a filibuster and how might someone use it?
  17. What is an expressed power of the president found in the Constitution?
  18. Which factors influence the president’s ability to exercise power?
  19. Where does the federal bureaucracy begin?
  20. Congressional districts should contain .
  21. The Senate ratifying a treaty negotiated by the president is an example of which function of Congress?
  22. What is the Cabinet?
  23. What was the Supreme Court’s opinion on the line-item veto?
  24. How are Cabinet members appointed?
  25. What is the purpose of redistricting, and who redraws the boundaries?
  26. Which of the following is an example of Congress’s representative function?
  27. What are the components of county government?
  28. What is the process for nominating and ratifying Cabinet members?
  29. What is an argument against the line-item veto?
  30. What powers are reserved to the states?
  31. What term describes the sovereign relationship between local and state governments?
  32. Which unit of government manages elections?