Unit 4 Quiz: Executive Branch

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Unit 4 Quiz: Executive Branch

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  • 1. 
    Select all of the following that are associated with the Executive Branch:
    • A. 

      Article II

    • B. 

      Veto bills

    • C. 

      Make laws

    • D. 

      Cabinet

    • E. 

      Article I

    • F. 

      Speaker of the House

    • G. 

      Chief of State

    • H. 

      President pro tempore

  • 2. 
    When the president works to plan the next military action taken overseas, he is exercising his power as
    • A. 

      Commander-in-Chief

    • B. 

      Chief of State/ Diplomat

    • C. 

      Chief Legislator

    • D. 

      Chief Legislator

  • 3. 
    The Federal Bureaucracy
    • A. 

      Operates under heavy rules and regulations called “red tape”

    • B. 

      Is made up of the departments and agencies in the Executive Branch

    • C. 

      Employs more than 3 million people

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    All of the heads of the departments in the cabinet are called secretaries.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT a power of the president?
    • A. 

      Proposing laws and programs to Congress

    • B. 

      Declaring war

    • C. 

      Preparing the federal government's budget

    • D. 

      Appointing cabinet members, ambassadors, and federal judges

  • 6. 
    According to the Presidential Succession Act of 1947, the person who becomes president if both the president and vice president die is the
    • A. 

      Speaker of the House

    • B. 

      President pro tempore

    • C. 

      Secretary of State

    • D. 

      Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

  • 7. 
    The president's 15 advisors are known as the cabinet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    To be elected president of the United States, a person must be at least
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      35

    • D. 

      40

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