Chapter 21

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Chapter 21
2011-05-23 00:46:39
California Fiscal Policy

Final Exam - Part I
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  1. Which of the following is not a safety precaution used to prevent abuse of the CalWORKs?
    Social Workers visit the homes of recepients monthly.
  2. Which of the following expenditures or programs is reguarded to be expendable in times of ecconomic crisis?
    "Wellfare" programs
  3. Which of the following is a big part of California's budget process, according to the Textbook?
  4. The diffrence between a budget gap and a structural budget gap has to do with
    how persistent the gap is
  5. The state legislature first and foremost wants to craft a budget that
    Will cater to the their constituents and special interest groups who helped elect them.
  6. According to the textbook, which of the following is the "star performer" of the CA budget circus?
    State Legislature
  7. Which of the following is not true about the sales tax?

    -it is same in all of CA
    -determined by state gov't
    -is concidered progressive tax
    -accounts for largest portion of the state's general fund
    None are true
  8. Which of the following is NOT subjet to a
    "sin" tax?
  9. Which of the following is not supported by the Federal government in California?

    -disadvantaged students programs
    -child care
    -food assistance
    all of the above are supported
  10. the biggest area of the state's general fund expanditure is
  11. Funding for which part of Calfornia's higher education system has remained fairly constant in recent years?
    california community colleges
  12. What is Oscar's B Day?
  13. Due to the two thirds budget rule the:
    minority partly cannot realistically disavow the final outcome of the final outcome of the budget process
  14. Proposition 13 was a blatant example of
    ballot box budgeting
  15. High prices in the real estate market before the housing crisis did all of the following EXCEPT
    cause a decline in job growth
  16. There is good evidence that immigration into California does all of the following EXCEPT:
    cause a high unemployment rate