Government Quiz 7

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Government quiz 7

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  • 1. 
    Under the Constitution , as interpreted by the Supreme Court, which of the following institutions has the primary responsibility for conducting foreign affairs?
    • A. 

      Congress

    • B. 

      The Senate

    • C. 

      The president

    • D. 

      Congress and the Supreme Court

  • 2. 
    Which of the following will have a major effect on presidential power?
    • A. 

      The times and circumstances in which that power is being exercised

    • B. 

      The policy area involved

    • C. 

      Divided government

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    When George W. Bush sent the American military into Iraq in 2003, he was performing which presidential role?
    • A. 

      Commander-in-chief

    • B. 

      Chief executive

    • C. 

      Chief of state

    • D. 

      Chief legislator

  • 4. 
    Which of the following functions is true of the president's staff?
    • A. 

      Guards the president's time

    • B. 

      Serves as a link with Congress and the executive departments

    • C. 

      Advises the president on political affairs and deals with the press

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of the following organizations is a part of the Executive Office of the President, which consists of six key agencies and serves the president directly?
    • A. 

      The National Security Council

    • B. 

      The Office of Management and Budget

    • C. 

      The Council of Economic Advisers

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Which vice president succeeded to the presidency through the death or resignation of an incumbent or by election in the twentieth century?
    • A. 

      Harry Truman

    • B. 

      Lyndon Johnson

    • C. 

      George Bush

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    This first lady of the United States was subpoenaed in January 1996 to answer questions about Whitewater before a federal grand jury.
    • A. 

      Nancy Reagan

    • B. 

      Hillary Rodham Clinton

    • C. 

      Barbara Bush

    • D. 

      Rosalynn Carter

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      It would accept only written questions from the press

    • B. 

      It instituted "live" unedited TV news conferences

    • C. 

      To an extent that exceeded any modern predecessors, it considered the press a political target.

    • D. 

      It limited appearances for the press to "photo opportunities"