ChAPters 14 And 15 AP Gov.

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Any substance produced by one tissue and conveyed by the bloodstream to another to effect physiological activity is termed as a hormone. These hormones are meant to trigger performances in the body to affect a process. There are several hormones in the body and serve several functions. Test How Deep Your Knowledge Is On Hormones Chapters 14 below.


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  • 1. 
    American Bureaucracy is complex because?
    • A. 

      Authority is divided among several managing institutions.

    • B. 

      It is heavily dependent on career employees.

    • C. 

      Federalism encourages the abuse of power.

    • D. 

      Civil servants are immune from firing.

  • 2. 
    The political ideology of a president appointee is importantbecause he or she
    • A. 

      Must often work with radical groups.

    • B. 

      Affects how the laws are interpreted.

    • C. 

      Is usually bound by specific directives.

    • D. 

      Typically has strong party ties.

  • 3. 
    As late as 1935 the Supreme Court held that
    • A. 

      The legislature may not delegate its powers to any administrative agency.

    • B. 

      Regulatory agencies could exercise wide discretion.

    • C. 

      A regulatory agency was necessary to control interstate commerce.

    • D. 

      An agency must be staffed by individuals of different parties.

  • 4. 
    Wars have generally caused the federal bureaucracy to
    • A. 

      Become more decentralized.

    • B. 

      Shrink in size but increase in efficiency.

    • C. 

      Neutralize the power o congress

    • D. 

      Increase in size.

  • 5. 
    Which of the followin is the MOST important considerationin evaluating the power of a bureaucracy?
    • A. 

      The number of employees in it

    • B. 

      The importance of its functions

    • C. 

      The amount of discretionary authority that its officials

    • D. 

      The social status of it leaders

  • 6. 
    What percentag of all federal employees are part of the excepted service?
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      30%

    • C. 

      40%

    • D. 

      50%

  • 7. 
    A steady transfer of federal jobs from the patronage to the merit systemwas initiated by the passage of the
    • A. 

      17th amendment

    • B. 

      18th amendment

    • C. 

      Pendleton act

    • D. 

      Hatch act

  • 8. 
    The Federal Trade commission (FTC) tends to employ
    • A. 

      Lawyers

    • B. 

      Economists

    • C. 

      Doctors

    • D. 

      A & B

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statements concering the legislative veto are correct EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Congress made frequent use of it for many decades.

    • B. 

      Congress has not passed a law containing a legislative veto since the Court considered its constitutionality in 1983

    • C. 

      The Supreme Court ruled such vetoes unconstitutional

    • D. 

      Resolution of disapproval could be passed by either \or both houses

  • 10. 
    The president's power to remove (fire) governmental officers was heatedly debated by the first congress.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    It was decided early on that cabinet departments would be run by people removable only by the president
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    During WWI Congress authorized President Wilson to operate the railroads and even control the distribution of food.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The text concludes that a standardized centralized system governs the federal service
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    In recent years, the percentage of federal employees who belong to the competitive service has decreased.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    "Schedule C" appoinments involves jobs with a confidential or policy-determining character.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The text suggests that the buddy system does not nessarily produce  poor employes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Most government agencies are dominated by people who have been in government service most of their lives.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    People with conservitive view points tend to be overrepresented in defence agencies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Congress rarley gives any job to a single agency.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    In bureaucratic lingo, an NCE job enhances one's career within an agency.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False