This is the multiple choice quiz to test your knowledge about the presidency.
Because of divided government, when one or both houses of Congress differ from the president's political party
Because the president has fewer constitutional powers than a prime minister
Because the president has less control over the cabinet than a prime minister
Because prime ministers can enact their programs without the approval of parliament
Because the Supreme Court in the United States frequently uses judicial review to overturn presidential programs
There is a winner-take-all system in 48 states
If no one wins a majority of electoral college votes, the election is decided by the House of Representatives
When the House of Representatives decides an election, each member only has one vote
State electoral ballots are opened and counted before a joint session of Congress
Occasionally an elector will vote for a presidential candidate other than the one who carried his or her state
Serve as commander in chief of the armed forces
Convene Congress ins special sessions
Commission officers in the armed forces
Take care that the laws be faithfully executed
Wield the "executive power"
The president appoints cabient secretaries and the attorney general, subject to Senate confirmation, and they serve at his will
THe president usually retains his predecessor's cabient secretaries and attorney general
THe president appoints cabient secretaries and the attorney general for fixed fourteen-year terms of office
Cabinet secretaries and the attorney general are appointed by the presidnet and can be removed by Congress at will.
The president appoints cabient secretaries and the attorney general, and they must resign at end of the presidential term.
Presidents often rule by decree and executive order; as a result, much of their program becomes law
Presidents oftne have a majority of both houses of Congress; as a result, many of their proposals are adopted
The president must rely heavily on persuasion to get things done
Because the president can always call a press conference, he often uses the media to his advantage to get his program passed
The president has more power to get things done in the second half ofh is term because by then he has established himself in office
I and II
I, II, and III
II, III, and IV
I, III, and IV
I and IV
It becomes law automatically, without hte president's approval
It is "pocket vetoed" and does not become law
It becomes law as soon as Congress adjourns; until then, the president may veto it
It is held over until the next session of Congress
It becomes law if 60 percent of both houses of Congress approve it.
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