Ultimate Trivia On Bureaucracy!

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Bureaucracy is the administrative system governing any large institution, whether publicly owned or privately owned. The public administration in many countries is an example of a bureaucracy, but so is the centralized hierarchical structure of a business firm. Take this quiz and test your knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A good example of a government corporation is…
    • A. 

      The Post Office 

    • B. 

      NASA

    • C. 

      OMB

    • D. 

      CBO

  • 2. 
    Who has the power to create departments?
    • A. 

      President

    • B. 

      Supreme Court

    • C. 

      Congress 

    • D. 

      States

  • 3. 
    The system that said victorious politicians should reward their followers with jobs is called the…
    • A. 

      Merit system

    • B. 

      Spoils system 

    • C. 

      Victors system

    • D. 

      Reward system

  • 4. 
    All of the following are names given to bureaucratic offices except?
    • A. 

      Department

    • B. 

      Agency

    • C. 

      Administration

    • D. 

      Group

  • 5. 
    What is the agency that supports the chief executive and other administrators?
    • A. 

      Staff agency 

    • B. 

      Line agency

    • C. 

      Regulatory agency

    • D. 

      Service agency

  • 6. 
    What group is solely used to advise the President?
    • A. 

      White House Office

    • B. 

      National Security Council

    • C. 

      Council of Economic Advisors

    • D. 

      Cabinet 

  • 7. 
    Which of the following represent an increase in the size of the bureaucracy?
    • A. 

      Progressive Era

    • B. 

      New Deal

    • C. 

      Gulf Wars

    • D. 

      All Of The Above 

  • 8. 
    Which of the following groups has no influence over the bureaucracy?
    • A. 

      Special interests

    • B. 

      Congressional committees

    • C. 

      Issue networks

    • D. 

      None of the above 

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is the largest and most famous government corporations?
    • A. 

      Amtrak

    • B. 

      The Department of Homeland Security

    • C. 

      The U.S. Postal Service 

    • D. 

      The Reconstruction Finance Corporation.

  • 10. 
    Who is a whistleblower?
    • A. 

      A worker who does not accomplish his or her tasks by the end of the day.

    • B. 

      Someone who brings public attention to gross governmental inefficiency or illegal action 

    • C. 

      A worker hired in excess of the labor requirements of an agency.

    • D. 

      Someone who leaks contents of a presidential speech to the press before it is given.

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