Ch 14 govt test

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  1. In times of national emergency,
    A. The powers of the presidency are weakened
    B. The powers of Congress are strengthened
    C. The powers of the presidency are strengthened
    d. None of the above
    C. The powers of the presidency are strengthened
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. The executive article of the Constitution is
    A. Article 1
    B. Article 3
    C. Article 4
    D. Article 2
    D. Article 2
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Which of the following government officials is not appointed by the president?
    A. Ambassadors
    B. Speaker of the House
    C. Cabinet members
    D. Supreme Court Justice
    B. Speaker of the House
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. The power of the presidency has been cause for debate MAINLY because
    A. The presidency is the most powerful office in the world
    B. Leaders wanted to prevent the president from becoming a tyrant
    C. The constitution provided a loose definition of executive power
    D. The Presidency is an office that operates in full view of the public
    C. The constitution provided a loose definition of executive power
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. 1) Which of the following statements about the President’s power of removal is true?
    a. For those offices for which Senate approval is required for appointment, Senate consent is also required for removal
    b. Any person holding office by presidential appointment with senate consent must remain in that office until the senate confirms a successor c. Any person holding office by presidential appointment with senate consent may be removed only for incompetence
    d. As a general, the President may remove any office holders he or she has appointed.
    d. As a general, the President may remove any office holders he or she has appointed.
  6. The President’s military powers
    A. Are strictly limited to times of war
    B. Are shared with congress
    C. Only apply to the use of the U.S. Army and its weapons
    D. May never be used to keep the domestic peace
    B. Are shared with congress
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. Which of the following gives the President the power to issue executive orders?
    A. The oath of office and the constitution
    B. Congressional acts and the oath of office
    C. Congressional acts and the Constitution
    D. The Constitution and the Judicial branch
    B. Congressional acts and the oath of office
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. The difference between a treaty and an executive agreement is that

    A. The President needs Senate approval for a treaty but not for an executive agreement
    B. A treaty ends or prevents a war but an executive agreement does not.
    C. A treaty must begin in the Senate but an executive agreement is made wholly by the president
    D. A treaty is with a foreign state but an executive agreement is domestic
    A. The President needs Senate approval for a treaty but not for an executive agreement
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Upon receipt of a bill, the President can take all of the following actions EXCEPT:
    A. Call on a special session of congressional committees to revise a bill
    B. Veto the bill
    C. Decide to neither sign nor veto the bill, allowing it to become a law
    D. Sign the bill to make it a law
    A. Call on a special session of congressional committees to revise a bill
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Which of the following is a typical sequence of events in the appointment process?
    A.Nomination, senate debate, Senate committee hearings, rejection
    B.Senate debate, nomination, Senate committee hearings, confirmation
    C.Nomination, Senate committee hearings, Senate debate, rejection.
    D.Senate committee hearings, Senate debate, nominations, confirmation
    D. Senate committee hearings, Senate debate, nominations, confirmation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. The President’s power to execute the laws covers
    A. only those laws that are described or implied in the Constitution.
    B. all the federal laws, whether or not the President agrees with them.
    C. only those federal laws that the president supports.
    D. all the laws of foreign countries to which the United States sends aid.
    B. all the federal laws, whether or not the President agrees with them.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. The President has the power to make executive agreements
    A. that are based only on legislation already passed.
    B. with the consent of two- thirds of the senate
    C. without any congressional action or approval.
    D. only a dozen time each year.
    C. without any congressional action or approval.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. The power to issue executive orders is the
    A. issue power
    B. removal power.
    C. appointment power
    D. ordinance power
    D. ordinance power
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. The _____ appoints Cabinet members _____
    A. President; without Senate approval.
    B. Senate; with the President’s approval
    C. president; with House approval.
    D. President; with Senate approval.
    D. President; with Senate approval.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. The President exercises legislative power over congress by
    A. recommending legislation
    B. routinely telling Congress when it must adjourn.
    C. allowing all bills to die by pocket veto
    D. preventing a bill from coming before the President.
    A. recommending legislation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. Some presidents, such as ____, have taken a narrow view of presidential powers.
    A. William Howard Taft
    B. Theodore Roosevelt
    C. Franklin Delanor Roosevelt
    D. James Madison
    A. William Howard Taft
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. Which of the following require the involvement of a greater number of people?
    A. granting recognition of another country.
    B. treaties
    C. executiveagreements
    D. executive orders
    B. treaties
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. Which of the following terms is MOST closely related to the power to grant reprieves?
    A. reduce
    B. forgive
    C. delay
    d. none of the above
    C. delay
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. When acting as head of the nation’s armed forces, the president is filling the role of
    A. chief legislator
    B. commander in chief
    C. President pr Tempore
    D. head Juzanator
    B. commander in chief
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. A presidential veto of legislation can only be overturned by a
    A. Three- fifths in both houses of Congress
    B. two- thirds vote in the Senate
    C. two- thirds in the House
    D. two- thirds vote in both houses of congress
    D. two- thirds vote in both houses of congress
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. Reprieves and Pardons are both examples of the President’s
    A. appointment power
    B. wartime powers
    C. clemency power
    D. ordinance power
    C. clemency power
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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