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View Attempt 1 of 1 Title: Chapter 14 - Bureaucracy in a Democracy Started: March 20, 2008 6:40 PM Submitted: March 20, 2008 8:09 PM Time spent: 01:28:52 Total score: 69/70 = 98.5714% Total score adjusted by 0.0 Maximum possible score: 70 1. “Bureaucracy,” literally translated, means Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. governance by experts. 2. next window please. 3. control of the anonymous. 4. rule by desks. Score: 1/1 2. Who stated, in his 1996 State of the Union address, that “the era of big government is over”?
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Score: 1/1 3. At its peak in _____, the federal bureaucracy had _____ employees, not including military personnel. Score: 1/1 4. Since the 1950s, the number of federal employees, compared with the entire workforce, has Score: 1/1 5. The attempt of bureaucracies to translate laws into routine procedures and practices is called
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Score: 1/1 6. Why is communication so critical for bureaucracies? Score: 1/1 7. Which of the following statements about administrative rule making is false ? Score: 1/1
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8. When a bureaucracy applies rules and precedents to specific cases, it is called Score: 1/1 9. By the 1980s, the average length of time it took to develop and implement an administrative rule was Score: 1/1 10. The Civil Service Act of 1883 attempted to pattern government hiring after practices found in
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1/1 11. Before the Civil Service Act of 1883, how were government appointments handled? Score: 1/1 12. Which of the following statements about the merit system is/are not true? Score:
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