2009_APAMGOV Released_Exam - UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT And POLITICS Section I Time-45 minutes 60 Questions Directions Each of the questions or incomplete

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UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT And POLITICS Section I Time-45 minutes 60 Questions Directions:Each of the questions or incomplete statements below is followed by five suggested answers or completions. Select the one that is best in each case and then fill in the corresponding oval on the answer sheet. 1. The debates between Federalists and Anti-Federalists were primarily about which of the following issues? (A) The right of the people to rebel (B) The existence of slavery (C) The scope of power of the central government (D) The need to establish a standard currency (E) The representation of large and small states 2. Which of the following statements about gerrymandering: is true? 3. Which of the following constitutional principles most directly addresses the relationship between the national and state governments? 4. The term "pork barrel" refers to legislation specifically designed to
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5. Which of the following is a member of the White House Staff? (A) The chair of the Federal Reserve Board (B) The national security advisor (C) The secretary of commerce (D) The ambassador to the United Nations (E) The attorney general 6. In 1987 the cooperation among the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the National Organization for Women (NOW), and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to defeat Robert Bork's nomination to the United States Supreme Court was an example of
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