Quiz 3 Example Questions

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Practice Questions – Quiz 3 1. All of these are examples of the United States having gone to war without an official declaration EXCEPT a) the military campaign against the Taliban. b) the invasion of Panama. c) the Vietnam War. d) World War II. 2. The committee that irons out differences between the House and Senate versions of a bill is the a) Ways and Means Committee. b) Rules Committee. c) Conference Committee. d) Select Committee. 3. Divided government is defined as a) when a majority of state legislatures are held by one party and Congress is held by another. b) when the president and majority of state governors belong to different parties. c) when the president and the majority in the House or Senate belong to different political
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Unformatted text preview: parties. d) when policy differences between Congress and the presidency result in higher rates of gridlock. 4. Independent regulatory commissions, like the Interstate Commerce Commission, a) are usually staffed with presidential appointees. b) are protected against direct presidential or congressional control. c) have no power to set regulations. d) were most needed before the New Deal. 5. Marbury v. Madison (1803) established the basis for a) implied powers. b) national supremacy. c) judicial review. d) states rights. Answers: 1. d), 2. c), 3. c), 4. b), 5. c)...
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2011 for the course ISDS 2000 taught by Professor Nunnery during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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