The Executive Branch Quiz: Trivia

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 659

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
The Executive Branch Quiz: Trivia

The executive branch quiz trivia. The leader of the executive branch of the government in America is the president and is assisted by the vice president. This arm of the government is charged with ensuring that the laws of the land of the country are implemented and enforced. Do you know most of the powers vested to America`s president to attain the executive goals? The quiz will refresh your memory, check it out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The President is limited to two terms (plus 1/2 of unexpired predecessor's term) because of
    • A. 

      Custom set by George Washington

    • B. 

      Federal Law

    • C. 

      The 22nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

    • D. 

      Federalism.

  • 2. 
    If for some reason both the President and the Vice President are unable to continue to serve, who takes over the Presidency?
    • A. 

      Secretary of State

    • B. 

      Governor of New York

    • C. 

      Majority Leader of the Senate

    • D. 

      Speaker of the House

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the roles of the President of the United States?
    • A. 

      Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

    • B. 

      Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces

    • C. 

      Maker of International Treaties.

    • D. 

      Appoints the U.S. Delegate to the United Nations.

  • 4. 
    The Candidates for President are chosen by...
    • A. 

      Political Parties

    • B. 

      The people of the United States.

    • C. 

      The Congress.

    • D. 

      All three branches of government work together.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      A third party candidate has won the presidency one time.

    • B. 

      A third party candidate has never been on the national ticket.

    • C. 

      A third party candidate has served as a "spoiler" in the Presidential Election.

    • D. 

      Only two parties are allowed to run for President at one time.

  • 6. 
    If the President does not sign a bill in the last 10 days of a Congressional session...
    • A. 

      The bill is effectively vetoed with no chance of an override.

    • B. 

      The Congress can override the veto during the next session.

    • C. 

      The bill becomes law without his signature.

    • D. 

      The Speaker of the House can sign the bill.

  • 7. 
    The President is the person who appoints the Supreme Court, but...
    • A. 

      The people get to vote on his choices.

    • B. 

      The American Bar Association must endorse candidates.

    • C. 

      He must choose a person from his own party.

    • D. 

      The Senate must consent to the appointment.

  • 8. 
    When the President determines Congress's agenda, he or she is carrying out the role of
    • A. 

      Chief Diplomat

    • B. 

      Chief Executive

    • C. 

      Chief Legislator

    • D. 

      Commander in Chief

  • 9. 
    What is the purpose of presidential primaries?
    • A. 

      Conventions have become deliberative bodies as specified by the Constitution.

    • B. 

      The party platform is no longer developed at the convention.

    • C. 

      Conventions play a smaller role in promoting party unity.

    • D. 

      The primaries largely determine who will be nominated before the convention convenes

  • 10. 
    How did the Framers understand the role of electors?
    • A. 

      The electors represent the desire of the voters.

    • B. 

      The electors use their own wisdom regarding whom to vote for.

    • C. 

      The electors should honor the wishes of the people.

    • D. 

      The electors are bound by the choice of the electorate.

Related Topics
Back to Top Back to top