POS 1041 Final Practice Questions Chapters 11-13

POS 1041 Final Practice Questions Chapters 11-13 - PRACTICE...

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PRACTICE QUESTIONS CHAPTER 13 – THE PRESIDENCY 1. The most common form of constitutional powers possessed by the president are ____________ powers. A. expressed B. delegated C. implied D. suspected 2. The president's position as head of state is defined in the Constitution by all of the following powers except A. military. B. partisan. C. judicial. D. diplomatic. 3. The power to declare war is given to whom under the Constitution? A. the president B. the Senate C. both houses of Congress D. the Senate with the approval of the president 4. The president has the power to appoint all of the following, with the approval of the Senate, except A. the vice president. B. all federal judges. C. cabinet secretaries. D. All of the above. 5. Why is the president's State of the Union address important? A. It is often the only time that members of Congress get to directly question the president. B. It is an opportunity for the president to set the legislative agenda by initiating proposals and directing public attention to the executive's goals. C. It is an opportunity for the president to highlight the positive actions of the previous year. D. It is the only time the president is constitutionally allowed to address Congress. 6. What is required for Congress to override a presidential veto? A. a majority of both houses of Congress B. two-thirds of both houses of Congress C. three-fourths of both houses of Congress D. A president's veto cannot be overridden, unless it concerns the budget, in which case it requires a three-fourths majority of both houses. 7. Which of the following does the president not have the constitutional power to perform? A. a veto B. a pocket veto C. a line-item veto D. The president has the power to perform all of the above.
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8. The president's power to set the debate concerning public policy in Congress is called A. an executive mandate. B. an executive privilege. C. a legislative initiative. D. an executive order. 9. An executive order is A. a rule or regulation issued unilaterally by the president, with the status of a law. B. an emergency decree that is law only for the duration of a crisis or pending congressional approval. C. a demand to Congress that it vote on a particular piece of legislation. D. any act of the executive branch that does not have to be made public. 10. The main political value of the vice president is to
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POS 1041 Final Practice Questions Chapters 11-13 - PRACTICE...

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