AP US Government and Politics: The Executive Branch Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following defines the veto power of the U.S. president?

Question 2 2. The president is considering who will serve as a Supreme Court justice. Which clause gives them this right?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a way that the president acts as the chief policy maker?

Question 4 4. _____ are typically retained by a presidential candidate during election season to cull a public image that will connect with the voters.

Question 5 5. There is an official order in which people will fill the office of the presidency, should the president be unable to fulfill his or her term. This order is known as:

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Question 6 6. You are an advisor to the President of the U.S. The president is uncertain whether he should intervene in a civil war that is causing the deaths of thousands of people. You ultimately advise him that his most basic task is representing the _____ and to act accordingly.

Question 7 7. Which presidential role allows the president to help members of his political party get elected or appointed to office?

Question 8 8. A Democratic president is trying to pass a law that will increase restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions. He has the support of the general public and thinks that the law should pass Congress because he has talked to key figures in the Republican Party and gained their support. However, the law fails to pass Congress. Which of the following should the president have done?

Question 9 9. The president is up for reelection and is disappointed in a recent survey indicating that just 50% of the public perceived him as honest and trustworthy --- down from a 70% rating three years ago. He knows he is seen unfavorably by the media. The president needs to work on his _____.

Question 10 10. Which portion of our Constitution details the qualifications and powers of the U.S. presidency?

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Question 11 11. The presidential election season typically lasts:

Question 12 12. How many roles does the President of the United States assume?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT typically a role or duty of the vice president?

Question 14 14. The president wants to pass one of his appointments in the Senate. What is this process called?

Question 15 15. Which presidential role of the president is engaged in activities that are inspiring to the American people?

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Question 16 16. What does 'PAS' stand for?

Question 17 17. The office of United States Vice President originates from:

Question 18 18. To be qualified for U.S. president, a candidate must be:

Question 19 19. Today, the vice president is:

Question 20 20. When a presidential decision is made in the best interests of the nation, that decision should best benefit which of the following?

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Question 21 21. The effectiveness of a president's image is typically gauged through the use of which of the following?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is an example of a political scandal?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is an example of an attempted use of the President's inherent power?

Question 24 24. Several presidential powers, like the power to respond to a federal crisis, are not directly stated in the Constitution. This type of power is known as which of the following?

Question 25 25. The President of the U.S. is trying to decide whether or not he should impose economic sanctions on Russia. He fears that this may increase tensions, but believes that it is the right thing to do. Which of the following should he base his decision on?

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Question 26 26. The vice president is elected through:

Question 27 27. What term best describes the members of the president's political party?

Question 28 28. Originally, the vice president was:

Question 29 29. The President of the U.S. is attending a G 20 summit. On the margins of the summit, he has negotiated a legally binding agreement with the Chinese President. This is an example of which of the following?

Question 30 30. Which presidential role of the president is concerned with such things as unemployment, high prices of consumer goods, taxes, business profits, and the general prosperity of the country?

AP US Government and Politics: The Executive Branch Chapter Exam Instructions

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