retention ex ch 10

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  1. what is the term for the complex heirarchial structure of offices tasks and rules used by large scale institutions
    • a.committie system
    • *b*bureaucracy
    • c.government
    • enforcment
  2. which of the following is not a function of the bureaucracy
    • a.implemantation
    • b.rule making
    • c.adjunction
    • *d*appropriations
  3. the carrying out of policy decisions is left to the
    • a.white house
    • b.congress
    • c.judiciary
    • *d*bureaucracy
  4. why do bureaucrats, an unelected group of people, essentially make law
    • a. congress delegates authority to agencies
    • b.president delegates authority to agencys
    • c.adjunction requires it
    • *d* all of the above
  5. when departments and agencies put policies into action it is called
    • a.agenda setting
    • b.policy formation
    • *c*implementation
    • d.policy evaluation
  6. why do we have a merit system in the bureaucracy
    • ensure political responsiveness
    • that only deserving employees keep their jobs
    • that employees dont have to take tedious exams
    • *d*to prevent partisan firings
  7. what is the largest sub unit of the executive branch
    • b.program
    • c.cabinet
    • *d*department
  8. what is an independant agency
    • *a*an agency that is not part of a cabinet department
    • that operates outside of government
    • c.congressional oversight agency
  9. why is it important to have independant agecies
    • a.limmit size of bureaucracy
    • control expenditures
    • *c*insulate the organization from partisan influences
  10. the head of a department is called
    • a.department head
    • b.cheif executive officer
    • *c*secretary
    • d.director
  11. which agency is not an independant agency
    • a.nasa
    • *b*state department
    • c.epa
    • d.cia
  12. what type of agency is delegatedby congress to have broad powers over a sector of the economy or a type of commercial activity
    • *a*regulatory agency
    • b.line agency
    • c.bureau level agency
    • d.departmental agency
  13. what is the term for an agency that is responsible for collecting taxes
    • a.collection agency
    • *b*revenue agency
    • c.fiscal agency
    • d.monetary agency
  14. what is the largest unit in the justice department
    • *a*criminal division
    • b.defensive division
    • c.civil division
    • d.investigation division
  15. what is a division of the justice department that handles no litigation
    • a.cia
    • b.civil division
    • c.bureau of A.T.F
    • *d*fed. bureau of investigations
  16. which is not a division of the justice department
    • *a*federal reserve board
    • b.fbi
    • c.civil division
    • d.all of the above
  17. which department is concerned with external national security
    • a.state
    • b.defense
    • c.justice
    • *d*a/b
  18. what is the center of military and policymanagment in the united states
    • *a*joint cheifs of staff
    • b.department of defense
    • c.department of war
    • d.department of state
  19. what is the use of taxing and spending powers to manipulate the economy called
    • a.monetary policy
    • b.redistributive policy
    • *c*fiscal policy
    • d.economic agenda building
  20. which is the primary department administering fiscal policy
    • *A*treasury
    • b.federal reserve
    • c.state
    • d.interior
  21. which institution facilitates the exchange of cash checks and credits among member banks
    • networks
    • monetary fund
    • *c*federal reserve system
  22. what is the federal reserve boards most powerful tool
    • *A*raising and lowering interest rates
    • b.buying currency on international markets
    • c.printing more money
  23. many of the tax exemptions can be attributed to what institution
    • a.irs
    • b.treasury dept
    • *c*congress
    • d.presidency
  24. which term is a policy of reducing or eliminating restraints on the conduct of private institutions
    • a.privatization
    • b.devolution
    • *c*deregulation
    • d.downsizing
  25. if a program formerly controlled by the public sector is picked up by the private sector is called
    • a.deregulation
    • *b*privatization
    • c.devolution
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reetention exercise chapter 10 the bureaucracy
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