Govt 7-8 - Chapter 7 The Texas Bureaucracy and Policy Implementation Chapter 10 in CHOICES textbook STUDENT STUDY QUESTIONS Multiple Choice Questions 1

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Chapter 7 The Texas Bureaucracy and Policy Implementation - Chapter 10 in CHOICES textbookSTUDENT STUDY QUESTIONSMultiple Choice Questions1.While Texas voters are not typically supportive of expanding government, they approved a constitutional amendment in 2007 to create a new state agency ANSWER C a.to regulate the oil and gas industryb.to examine ethics complaints against the legislaturec.to fight cancerd.to monitor abortion clinics2.Attacking government bureaucracy is a common theme in political campaigns in Texas because ANSWER B.3.People in Texas are often uncertain or confused about which government or agency is responsible for what because __________.ANSWER D4.Characteristics of bureaucracies, according to Max Weber and other scholars, include ANSWER Ba.decentralization of authority and small sizeb.division of labor and specializationc.personal relationships and lack of rulesd.job ambiguity and upward mobility5.Potential problems with the bureaucracy in Texas are compounded by
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ANSWER D6.Individuals leaving state employment in Texas cite which of the following as major reasons for doing so?ANSWER Da.flexible working conditions and lack of guidanceb.dissatisfaction with job location and commute timesc.desire to seek employment in the federal governmentd.dissatisfaction with wages and with working conditions7.What has caused governments to worry about the future of the bureaucracy?ANSWER A
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