Chief of State: Definition, Role & Examples


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What is the head of state called in the U.S.?

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1. What responsibilities does the head of state generally have?

2. How are the head of state's responsibilities different in a semi-presidency?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz will guide your studies on the role of a chief of state. Certain concepts you'll need to know include identifying the name of the head of state's post in the U.S. and what responsibilities heads of state have in general.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These study assessments will aide your knowledge of the following:

  • Recognize the responsibilities of a semi-presidency
  • Name the individual who possesses executive powers
  • Give a country that divides head of state and head of government

Skills Practiced

Utilize the quiz and worksheet to define these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the role of a chief of state
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the responsibilities of a head of state and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a semi-presidency
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a head of state

Additional Learning

Want to learn more about the role of a chief of state? This lesson should help. It's called Chief of State: Definition, Role & Examples and it covers these objectives:

  • Analyze the powers of the U.S. president
  • Understand the functionality of a separated office
  • Interpret how the chief of state operates in other countries