The Presidency, the Cabinet & the Bureaucracy

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Which of the following best describes the cabinet?

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1. The government has established a new body that is focused on determining whether U.S. companies conform to the Paris 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?

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet/quiz will help you understand the relationship between the president and the bureaucracy by assessing your knowledge of each of the three main elements of the executive bureaucracy. Topics you'll be quizzed on include the Office of Management and Budget as well the president's cabinet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you will be asked questions relating to the definitions, activities, and composition of:

  • The President's cabinet
  • Independent regulatory agencies
  • The Office of Management and Budget

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet require students to use the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read statements about the various elements of the executive bureaucracy and identify which is true
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as cabinet and independent regulatory agency
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the three main elements of the executive bureaucracy

Additional Learning

See the accompanying lesson titled The Presidency, the Cabinet & the Bureaucracy for additional information on the presidency, the cabinet & the bureaucracy, including:

  • Definition of bureaucracy
  • How cabinet members are chosen and what they do
  • Role of independent regulatory agencies
  • Five primary activities of the Office of Management and Budget
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