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Unformatted text preview: Practice Exam #2 1. 0The wall of separation theory refers to a0. The competing demands of free expression and national security b0. The judicial treatment of libel for celebrities and non-celebrities c0. The freedoms guaranteed to adults vs. those guaranteed to children d0. The principle that religious beliefs and practices should be prohibited in public schools e0. The rights of ordinary citizens vs. those accused of crimes. 2. 0The main agency for making monetary policy intended to be formally beyond the control of the president and Congress is the a0. Federal Reserve System b0. Department of the Treasury c0. Congressional Budget Office d0. Office of Management and the Budget e0. Internal Revenue Service 3. 0The most important leadership position in the Senate is the a0. Majority leader b0. President pro tempore c0. Vice president d0. Speaker e0. Majority whip 4. 0Which of the following types of powers are specifically granted to the national government by the Constitution? a0. Expressed b0. Implied c0. Inherent d0. Concurrent e0. Reserved 5. 0All of the following represent differences between the House and the Senate except : a0. Power in the House is more centralized in the leadership than in the Senate b0. Party-line voting has been more common in the House than in the Senate c0. The House has a Rules Committee, the Senate does not d0. The Senate allows the filibuster, the House does not e0. The House ratifies all treaties, the Senate does not 6. 0An example of the revolving door is a0. An ex-member of Congress being employed in a government agency b0. A state representative being elected to the national House of Representatives c0. A recently elected president appointing his campaign manager as his chief of staff in the White House d0. A government official leaving his or her position for a job with a business or an interest group e0. A black representative who fails to win a second term of office. 7. 0Statistics reflect all of the following patterns of voter behavior except : a0. Middle-aged people are more likely to vote than are younger people. b0. Politically active people are more likely to vote than those who are inactive. c0. Better educated people are more likely to vote than those with less education. d0. Upper middle class people are more likely to vote than are working class people e0. Men are more likely to vote than are women 8. 0Which of the following court cases is paired incorrectly with a right that it addresses? a0. Gitlow v. New York; freedom of speech b0. Mapp v. Ohio; exclusionary right c0. Gideon v. Wainwright; right to counsel in felony cases d0. Griswold v. Connecticut; right of privacy e0. Shenck v. U.S.; immunity from double jeopardy 9. 0The theorist who believed that the bureaucracy was the real power in government was a0. Karl Marx b0. Max Webber c0. C. Wright Mills d0. James Madison e0. Thomas Hobbes 10.0Of the approximately 2500 president presidential vetoes in U.S. history, about what proportion have been overridden by Congress?0proportion have been overridden by Congress?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2009 for the course GOVT 32 taught by Professor Lind during the Spring '09 term at École Normale Supérieure.
- Spring '09
- The American