Chpt. 15 The Bureaucracy

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Chpt. 15 The Bureaucracy

  
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1.  Who exercises control over the bureaucracy?
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2.  How has the appointment of federal officials changed over time?
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3.  A postal clerk asks a customer if her package contains anything flammable. The customer responds that she is mailing a bottle of nail polish to her elderly aunt, who lives across town. The postal service employee allows the package to be mailed. The clerk's decision is an example of
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4.  Which of the following has been a criticism of the process for firing a bureaucrat?
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5.  How does the bureaucracy compare with the rest of the government in employing women and minorities?
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6.  From the standpoint of a federal agency, what is the advantage of an iron triangle?
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7.  How can Congress chek the activities of the bureaucracy?I. through appropriationsII. by appointing new agency headsIII. through oversight hearingsIV. through annual authorization legislation
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8.  The Pentagon paid $91 for screws that cost 3 cents at a hardware store. This is an example of which problem inherent in bureaucracies?
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9.  The Department of Homeland Security was established to coordinate policies among the Federal Bueau of Investigation, the Transportation Security Administration, and the Central Intelligience Agency, as well as other federal agencies. What is the most serious problem that the creation of this department attempted to resolve?
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10.  In general what is the opinion of the American public regarding the bureaucracy?
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