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Potus Quiz #1

14 Questions  I  By Mr.sideburns
United States Quizzes & Trivia
Quiz on the President of the United States

  
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1.  The Constitution stated that the requirements for being president are all of the following EXCEPT
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2.  Which of the following represents reasons why presidents have trouble getting things done? I. Other policymakers have their own agendas and interests. II. Other policymakers have their own sources of power. III. Congress is not to beholden to the president but to other interests. IV. The influence of special interest groups and lobbyists play a significant role.
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3.  Examples of people on the White House staff include all the following EXCEPT
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4.  After congress passes an appropriations bill, the president may do all the following EXCEPT
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5.  When the president needs support, which of the following does he look to? I. the federal bureaucracy II. the cabinet III. the president's party leadership in Congress IV. public support
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6.  Using the bully pulpit refers to a president
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7.  When an international event that is interpreted as an imminent threat to the United States takes place, the immediate effect in the president's approval rating is usually
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8.  Which of the following describes a presidency that has become too powerful?
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9.  All the following help to explain the president's difficulty in controlling agencies EXCEPT
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10.  Which of the following is responsible for the preparation of executive spending proposals submitted to Congress?
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11.  All of the following are formal or informal sources of presidential power EXCEPT
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12.  Which of the following methods is used by a president who wants to persuade recalcitrant members of Congress to vote for a particular bill?
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13.  Invocation of the War Powers Act of 1973 would be most important in determining
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14.  The usefulness to the president of having cabinet members as political advisors is undermined by the fact that
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