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2011-02-20 13:16:19

Review for text 4
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  1. Which of the following statements is true of an integrated executive system?
    A govenor appoints and has the power to remove the executive officers of the major departments of the state government.
  2. Which of the following is true of the unintegrated executive (decentralized) system?
    Control over the executive branch is shared between elected officials and multi-member boards.
  3. The term "plural executive" refers to
    an executive branch of government in which other officeholders are elected independently of the governor.
  4. Which of the following is not a true statement about the powers of the chief executive officers of the typical agency in Texas?
    Agency directors generally have lifetime contracts and cannot be fired by the governing boards
  5. State administration in Texas is confusing for which of the following reasons?
    All of the above

    • A. There is no single, uniform organizational pattern
    • B. There are numerous exceptions to the traditional bureaucratic characteristic of hierarchy
    • C. There are at least five differnt types of top policy making organizations used by the state
    • D. All of the above.
  6. The typical state agency (most numerous type) is governed in which manner?
    The agency is headed by a multi member board or commission appointed by the Govenor for six years overlapping terms.
  7. The person who is responsible for the daily supervision of the Texas National Guard is the
    Adjutant General
  8. Responsibility for representing the State of Texas in civil suits rests with the
    Attorney General