Fundamental Government & Civics Concepts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Ryan is an important government official working in the legislative branch. His duties include creating state legislation that can become state law, approving the state budget, and initiating tax legislation. How are Ryan's duties related to the duties of an official in the executive branch?

Question 2 2. Specific requirements that have the force of law that allow federal agencies to enforce acts passed by Congress are called

Question 3 3. Which of the following is the best explanation of political rights?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is incorrect about humanitarian intervention?

Question 5 5. In which type of countries do federal governments usually work best?

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Question 6 6. Statutes or laws are created by which branch of government?

Question 7 7. The supreme source of law in the American legal system is

Question 8 8. What's the broadest definition of justice according to the lesson?

Question 9 9. The public administration of a county, borough or parish is known as the _____.

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT a function of the judicial branch?

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Question 11 11. A bill may be introduced _____.

Question 12 12. The _____ branch of state government includes the entire state court system.

Question 13 13. A numbered bill is taken up by committee. Which of the following is NOT true about the committee?

Question 14 14. In the United States federal system, what determines which government is in charge of the different aspects of public life?

Question 15 15. The individual right to practice any religion you want comes from which amendment?

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Question 16 16. The President of The United States of America receives a bill. How can the President veto the bill?

Question 17 17. How does the presence of the Vice President impact the functioning of the Senate?

Question 18 18. How is the national speed limit an example of federalism?

Question 19 19. All of the following governmental departments are part of a municipality EXCEPT:

Question 20 20. Almost all states award their Electoral College votes according to this method:

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Question 21 21. Fairness of allocating society's resources involves what type of justice?

Question 22 22. What type of justice is concerned with process instead of outcome?

Question 23 23. The U.S. Supreme Court was called upon to examine whether a law enacted by Congress regarding gun control breaches the Second Amendment. What grants the Supreme Court with the power to determine constitutionality in such a case?

Question 24 24. What is one legal way that State sovereignty can be overcome?

Question 25 25. What's the difference between political rights and human rights?

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Question 26 26. During class, John said that the state's Supreme Court is comprised of public officials holding high ranking state positions, including the governor. Instead of the state's Supreme Court, John probably meant the _____ branch.

Question 27 27. Which of the following is unique to U.S. citizens compared with permanent residents?

Question 28 28. Your individual rights are derived from _____.

Question 29 29. How many Electoral College votes are needed to win a presidential election?

Question 30 30. When the House of Representatives and the Senate disagree on changes to be made to a bill, what is the course of action?

Fundamental Government & Civics Concepts Chapter Exam Instructions

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