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  • 1. 

    The National Budget is presented by the:

    • A.

      VICE PRESIDENT

    • B.

      SECRETARY OF STATE

    • C.

      PRESIDENT

    • D.

      SENATE

    • E.

      HOUSE OF REP.

    Correct Answer
    C. PRESIDENT
    Explanation
    The National Budget is presented by the President. As the head of the executive branch of the government, the President has the responsibility to propose the budget to Congress. The President's budget proposal outlines the administration's priorities and spending plans for the upcoming fiscal year. It is then up to Congress to review and approve the budget, making any necessary changes or adjustments before it becomes law.

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  • 2. 

    A salary of $212,100 is paid to:

    • A.

      the PRESIDENT

    • B.

      THE VICE PRESIDENT

    • C.

      FEDERAL JUDGES

    Correct Answer
    B. THE VICE PRESIDENT
    Explanation
    The salary of $212,100 is paid to the Vice President.

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  • 3. 

    THE PRESIDENT assumes the duties of office(after election)on:

    • A.

      SEPTEMBER 5

    • B.

      JANUARY 20

    • C.

      JANUARY 4

    • D.

      APRIL 14

    • E.

      NOVEMBER 4

    Correct Answer
    B. JANUARY 20
    Explanation
    The correct answer is January 20. This is the date when the President assumes the duties of office after being elected.

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  • 4. 

    THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH is discussed in what article of the constitution?

    • A.

      ONE

    • B.

      TWO

    • C.

      THREE

    • D.

      FOUR

    Correct Answer
    B. TWO
    Explanation
    The correct answer is TWO. The executive branch is discussed in Article Two of the Constitution. This article outlines the powers and responsibilities of the President of the United States, as well as the qualifications and election process for the presidency. It also establishes the Vice President's role and the procedures for impeachment.

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  • 5. 

    What are the qualifications for president?

    Correct Answer
    natural born citizen,thirty five years of age,resident of U.S. for at least 14 years
    Explanation
    To qualify for the position of president, an individual must meet three qualifications. Firstly, they must be a natural born citizen, meaning they were born within the jurisdiction of the United States or to U.S. citizen parents. Secondly, they must be at least thirty-five years old. Lastly, they must have been a resident of the United States for a minimum of fourteen years. These qualifications ensure that the president is deeply rooted in the country and possesses a certain level of maturity and experience.

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  • 6. 

    What is the president's salary?

    Correct Answer
    $400,000
    Explanation
    The president's salary is $400,000.

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  • 7. 

    What are the five major areas of presidential duties?

    Correct Answer
    Foriegn affairs,domestic and military administration,legislation,appiontment,and judicial functions
    Explanation
    The five major areas of presidential duties are foreign affairs, domestic and military administration, legislation, appointment, and judicial functions. These responsibilities encompass the president's role in representing the country on the international stage, managing internal affairs and the military, shaping and implementing laws, appointing officials, and overseeing the judicial system.

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  • 8. 

    What is the order of succession to the presidency?

    Correct Answer
    president,vice president,speaker of the house, president pro tempore, then members of the cabinet , starting with the secretary of state
    Explanation
    The order of succession to the presidency is a predetermined sequence of individuals who would assume the role of President of the United States in the event that the President is unable to fulfill their duties. The correct order of succession is as follows: president, vice president, speaker of the house, president pro tempore, and then members of the cabinet, starting with the secretary of state. This means that if the president is unable to serve, the vice president would take over, followed by the speaker of the house, and so on.

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  • 9. 

    What is the main duty of the executive branch?

    Correct Answer
    to enforce the laws
    Explanation
    The main duty of the executive branch is to enforce the laws. This branch of government is responsible for implementing and carrying out the laws passed by the legislative branch. It is tasked with executing and enforcing laws, regulations, and policies to ensure that they are followed and upheld. This includes overseeing law enforcement agencies, prosecuting criminals, and maintaining order and security within the country. By enforcing the laws, the executive branch helps maintain law and order, protect citizens' rights, and ensure the functioning of a just and fair society.

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  • 10. 

    What two presidents have been impeached?

    Correct Answer
    Andrew Jackson and Bill Clinton
    Explanation
    Andrew Jackson and Bill Clinton are the correct answers because they are the only two presidents in the history of the United States who have been impeached. Andrew Jackson was impeached in 1868 for violating the Tenure of Office Act, while Bill Clinton was impeached in 1998 for perjury and obstruction of justice related to the Monica Lewinsky scandal. Impeachment is a rare occurrence and signifies that the House of Representatives has found sufficient evidence to bring charges against a president, although it does not necessarily result in removal from office.

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