Quasi-Official Agencies: Roles & Purposes


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Which of the following are not official executive agencies, but are stipulated to publish information regarding their programs in the Federal Register?

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1. What is a GSE?

2. The National Fish and Wildlife Organization and the National Park Service receive federal money to promote important programs, such as the protection of endangered fish and the establishment of national parks. This represents which role of quasi-official agencies?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Examining these catch-all agencies for our government, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of their roles and purposes. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding what quasi-official agencies are as well as knowing the meaning of GSE.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Definition of quasi-official agencies
  • What GSE is
  • Role of quasi-official agencies
  • Meaning of FFRDC
  • Why FFRDCs were organized

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - verify that you remember what GSE means
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related quasi-official agencies lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the meaning of FFRDC

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the corresponding lesson called Quasi-Official Agencies: Roles & Purposes. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what a quasi-official agency is
  • Explain where other agencies fit within the government
  • Identify the three main roles of the quasi-official agency
  • Describe the characteristics of each role
  • Appreciate how credit is available to disadvantaged groups