U.S. Executive Branch Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. To be qualified for U.S. president, a candidate must be:

Question 2 2. Which of the following is an example of an attempted use of the President's inherent power?

Question 3 3. The office of United States Vice President originates from:

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT a power of our President?

Question 5 5. Which constitutional provision officially limits the United States presidency to no more than two elected terms?

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Question 6 6. Say the government establishes a new body that is focused on determining whether U.S. companies conform to some international Treaty. This new body has the power to create and enforce new rules. It can also punish companies or individuals that do not conform to the law. Which of the following best describes this new body?

Question 7 7. Tom is a reporter. He is currently in the room with fourteen secretaries and one Attorney General. They are all awaiting the arrival of the president. This likely means that Tom covers _____.

Question 8 8. The president is considering who will serve as a Supreme Court justice. Which clause gives them this right?

Question 9 9. Originally, the vice president was:

Question 10 10. Who is the head of the executive branch?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following best describes the cabinet?

Question 12 12. Which of the following best describes the Office of Management and Budget?

Question 13 13. Today, the vice president is:

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT typically a role or duty of the vice president?

Question 15 15. The vice president is elected through:

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Question 16 16. How many main branches are there in the U.S. Federal Government?

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. Mary is one of the president's secretaries. People often refer to her as one of the PA's. What does that stand for?

Question 19 19. Which portion of our Constitution details the qualifications and powers of the U.S. presidency?

Question 20 20. The president decides that Freddie would make a great U.S. ambassador to France. What should the president do in order to make Freddie the ambassador to France?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following defines the veto power of the U.S. president?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT a key element of presidential bureaucracy?

Question 23 23. 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:

Question 24 24. The president wants to pass one of his appointments in the Senate. What is this process called?

Question 25 25. The main responsibility of the executive branch is to:

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Question 26 26. What does 'PAS' stand for?

Question 27 27. Which constitutional provision clarifies the procedure for filling both the presidency and the vice presidency should either of those offices become vacant due to death, disability, removal or resignation?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. The U.S. president has the ability to do what?

Question 30 30. The President of the U.S. is currently thinking of who he should nominate to be the next Supreme Court justice, as there is an empty spot. This is an example of which of the following?

U.S. Executive Branch Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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