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PLSC 01Midterm QuizQuestion 12 / 2 ptsThe Virginia Plan favored a representation scheme that favored a lower house based upon population and an upper house based upon equal representation for the states.TrueCorrect!False
Question 22 / 2 ptsThe Congress can check the Supreme Court via impeachment powers and nominating functions
Question 32 / 2 ptsOf the three branches of government, arguably it is the Legislative branch that has preeminence over the other two.
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2 / 2 ptsThe supreme court case of “Brown vs. The Board of Education” created the concept of “separate but equal” in terms of how the 14th amendment is to be interpreted.
Question 52 / 2 ptsBecause House members can only serve on one major committee this makes them policy specialists compared to the Senate where members can serve on several committees and consequently they are policy generalistsCorrect!TrueFalse
Question 60 / 2 ptsFranking privileges, Constituent Case work, and Bringing programs and federal money back to the district help an incumbent retain his/her position in our Congress.
Question 72 / 2 ptsThe presidency is characterized by a unitary decision-making process.Correct!
Question 82 / 2 ptsThe old caucus system of nominating presidential candidates was done by party congressional delegates
Question 92 / 2 ptsA unanimous decision must be reached for Supreme Court decisions to become lawTrueCorrect!False
Question 102 / 2 ptsAt lease five judges on the Supreme Court must concur on a court case decision for it tobecome law
FalsePart I continued: Consists of 20 multiple choice items worth 2 points each. Questions are similar to the questions on the unit quizzes. Question 112 / 2 ptsWhen political authority is vested in just one person this is called:
Question 122 / 2 ptsThe major weakness with the Articles of Confederation was:

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