The Election And The Presidency

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The elction of a new President. The power of that office.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The President's role as head of the armed forces is called ______________________________________
  • 2. 
    A ___________________ is the formal statement of a political party's basic principles. (what they stand on)
  • 3. 
    The plan by which a presidential vacancy is filled is called ______________________________________.
  • 4. 
    The ________________college is the group that makes the formal selection of the President.
  • 5. 
    The President is the nation's ___________________________, heading a large government organization.
    • A. 

      Chief Diplomat

    • B. 

      Chief Administrator

    • C. 

      Chief Legislator

    • D. 

      Chief Executive

  • 6. 
    Presidential candidates often choose a running mate wo can ____________________________ by virture of certain characteristics.
    • A. 

      Support the ticket

    • B. 

      Balance the platform

    • C. 

      Divide and conqueor

    • D. 

      Balance the ticket

  • 7. 
    As. ______________________________ the President hold broad power in domestic and foreign affairs.
    • A. 

      Chief Executive

    • B. 

      Chief Legislator

    • C. 

      Chief Administrator

    • D. 

      Chief Citizen

  • 8. 
    According to the Constituion the President must
    • A. 

      Be a man who owns properthy

    • B. 

      Be at least 35 years of age

    • C. 

      Have held one major public office

    • D. 

      Have lived in the U.S. for at least 20 years

  • 9. 
    If an incumbant President is seeking another term in office, who will his party likely nominate?
    • A. 

      The Vice President

    • B. 

      The President

    • C. 

      Speaker of the House

    • D. 

      Ms. Gibson

  • 10. 
    The President can serve no more than ______ years in offece.
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      12

  • 11. 
    According to the Presidential Succession Act of 1947, which of the officers follows the Vice President in the line of presidential succession?
    • A. 

      President Pro Tempore of the Senate

    • B. 

      Secretary of State

    • C. 

      Secretar of the Treasury

    • D. 

      Speaker of the House

  • 12. 
    The least number of presidential electors a state can have is
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      6

    • F. 

      8

    • G. 

      10

  • 13. 
    The first andf most widley publicized caucus today is in the State of
    • A. 

      California

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      New Hampshire

    • D. 

      Iowa

  • 14. 
    A(n) _____________________________________ is an international agreement that requires senate approval
    • A. 

      Pardon

    • B. 

      Personna non grata

    • C. 

      Executive article

    • D. 

      Executive agreement

    • E. 

      Treaty

    • F. 

      Commutation

    • G. 

      Reprieve

  • 15. 
    Since a full pardon was not granted the ciminal asked for a(n) _______________to lessen his sentence
    • A. 

      Pardon

    • B. 

      Personna non grata

    • C. 

      Executive article

    • D. 

      Executive agreement

    • E. 

      Treaty

    • F. 

      Commutation

    • G. 

      Reprieve

  • 16. 
    A(n)______________isa pact between the President and a foreign states that does not require Senate approval.
    • A. 

      Pardon

    • B. 

      Personna non grata

    • C. 

      Executive article

    • D. 

      Executive agreement

    • E. 

      Treaty

    • F. 

      Commutation

    • G. 

      Reprieve

  • 17. 
    The __________________outlines the powers of the presidency
    • A. 

      Pardon

    • B. 

      Personna non grata

    • C. 

      Executive article

    • D. 

      Executive agreement

    • E. 

      Treaty

    • F. 

      Commutation

    • G. 

      Reprieve

  • 18. 
    A postpones the execution of a sentence, but in itself does not change the sentence
    • A. 

      Pardon

    • B. 

      Personna non grata

    • C. 

      Executive article

    • D. 

      Executive agreement

    • E. 

      Treaty

    • F. 

      Commutation

    • G. 

      Reprieve

  • 19. 
    Check all that are Constitutional Qualifications to be President
    • A. 

      30 years old

    • B. 

      35 years old

    • C. 

      40 years old

    • D. 

      Born in the United States

    • E. 

      Born in the 13 original states

    • F. 

      Lived in the U.S. 20 years

    • G. 

      Lived in the U.S 14 years

    • H. 

      Lived in the U.S. 16 years

  • 20. 
    The vice President must meet the Constitution's requirement to be President.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    As a general rule the President may remove any officeholders he or she has appointed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The President can pardon himself if he is impeached
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The President's military powers
    • A. 

      Are strictly limited to times of war

    • B. 

      Are shared with Congress

    • C. 

      Only apply to the use of the United States Army and its weapons

    • D. 

      May never be used to keep domestic peace

  • 24. 
    The difference between a treaty and an executive agreement is that
    • A. 

      A treaty is with a foriegn state but an excutive agreement is domestic

    • B. 

      A treaty must begin in the Senate but an excutive agreement is made wholly by the President

    • C. 

      The President needs senate approval for a treaty but not for an excutive agreement

    • D. 

      A treat ends or prevents a war but an excutivew agreemeent does not

  • 25. 
    The President's power to execute the law covers only those federal laws that the President supports
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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