Public and Social Policy: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following individuals is eligible for SSDI benefits?

Question 2 2. Republicans and Democrats both agree on which of the following concerning education policy?

Question 3 3. All of the following are social insurance programs in the United States, EXCEPT:

Question 4 4. Which of the following recipients is likely entitled to SSI benefits?

Question 5 5. Revenue used to fund social insurance programs in the United States is generally funded by which of the following?

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Question 6 6. Which Medicare program provides coverage for prescription drugs?

Question 7 7. Which of the following policies is primarily focused on the general welfare of a country's citizens?

Question 8 8. Joan is a fourteen-year-old who has not worked a day in her life. Her parents recently died. They both worked. What social insurance benefit is available to her?

Question 9 9. A system of beliefs that is used to justify a policy action is called what?

Question 10 10. How many steps are there to the Rational-Comprehensive Model of public policy?

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Question 11 11. Tina is a single parent with four children who works for minimum wage. Which of the following tax credits does she qualify for?

Question 12 12. Government-set objectives relating to the health, welfare and safety of a population and the actions taken to achieve those objectives are covered by _____.

Question 13 13. A general is preparing to hold military exercises in order to display the arsenal the United States has at its disposal. What policy is this most associated with?

Question 14 14. A significant problem in one district is that only 7% of small businesses export products. This loss in revenue causes many of them to declare bankruptcy in the first three years of starting their business. A policymaker is trying to evaluate the impact of increasing the export capacity of small businesses. Which of the following is a key question the policymaker should ask in evaluating the project?

Question 15 15. Which U.S. government agency handles most of the federal housing programs?

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Question 16 16. Paul the policymaker believes that the main problem of his community is the very high number of drug users. He thinks the cause of the problem is that many police officers turn a blind eye to recreational drug use. Why is this an example of problem identification?

Question 17 17. The roots of today's federal public assistance programs originated during _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following is contrary to the Democratic party's educational policy preferences?

Question 19 19. Head Start is a program that works towards achieving equality in education, something consistent with _____ ideology

Question 20 20. Choose which of the following is an example of option identification as a step of the policy process?

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Question 21 21. There is a series of anti-drug TV ads that are part of a larger crime-prevention campaign. Which policy is that campaign associated with?

Question 22 22. Jason currently receives TANF for himself and his two young children. How many years during his lifetime can he receive these benefits?

Question 23 23. What type of analysis is commonly used in the selection and implementation step of creating public policy?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is an example of a foreign policy goal?

Question 25 25. Which of the following organizations do Republicans believe SHOULD NOT have much of a role in the development of elementary and secondary education policy?

Public and Social Policy: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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