Exam 3 (Ch. 16-17)

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 42

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  • 1. 
    ____________ policy, in contrast to foreign policy, consists of public policy concerning issues within a national unit.
  • 2. 
    For a problem to be addressed by governement, it first has to become part of the _________________________
  • 3. 
    Formulating, adopting and implemeting a policy are all part of the ___________________________________.
  • 4. 
    The first stage of the policymakig process is _______________________.
  • 5. 
    When Congress holds hearings to obtain feedback from different groups on how a statute or regulation has affected those groups, it is engaging in __________________________.
  • 6. 
    ________________________ policy consists of all governement actions that are undertaken to give assistance to specific groups, such as the aged, the ill, and the poor.
  • 7. 
    _______________________ is essentially a program of compulsory saving financed from payroll taxes levied on both employers and employees.
  • 8. 
    _____________________ is a social insurance program under which the federal government pays for part of the cost of medical care for retired persons.
  • 9. 
    ____________________ are government-issued coupons that can be used to purchase food.
  • 10. 
    The total yearly cost of crime in teh United States is about ______________________.
  • 11. 
    In France about ___ percent of all pension payments are paid directly out of governement funds.
  • 12. 
    The purpose of Supplemetal Security Income (SSI) programs is to establish a nationwide minimum income for the ____________, ____________, and ________________.
  • 13. 
    Under the new welfare system established in 1996 by the Welfare Reform Act, the federal governement turns over to the states funds targeted for ________________________________________.
  • 14. 
    _________________________________ program was created to provide rebates of Social Security taxes to low-income workers.
  • 15. 
    Property loss is about _______ percent of the total cost of crime.
  • 16. 
    Today, the "war on drugs" costs the federal government ______________________ a year.
  • 17. 
    ____________ policy consists of all actions taken by the national government to smooth out the ups and downs in the nation's overall business activity.
  • 18. 
    Monetary policy is determined by the _____________________________.
  • 19. 
    ___________ policy is the use of changes in government expenditures and taxes to alter national economic variables.
  • 20. 
    Members of the Federal Reserve System's board of governors are appointed by ________________ and confirmed by _____________
  • 21. 
    The ________________ is the total amount of money that the national government owes as a result of borrowing.
  • 22. 
    The interest on U.S. Treasury bonds is paid by the federal government by the collection of ________________.
  • 23. 
    Because of our federal system, the implementation of national policies necessarily requires the cooperation of the _______________ and the various _______ and _______ governements.
  • 24. 
    Medicare is financed by __________ taxes paid by ____________ and ____________
  • 25. 
    Today, the number of people who are working compared to the number of people who are retired is _____________.
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