36 - D [moderate p. 50] U.S. Supreme Court. 40. When can a...

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37. 38. B Which Article of the United States Constitution establishes the legislative branch of government? a. Article I. b. Article II. c. Article III. d. Article IV . e.Article V . A [easy p. 49] Which Article of the United States Constitution establishes the executive branch of government? a. b. c. d. e. Article I. Article II. Article III. Article IV . Article V . The Supremacy Clause 39. Under the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution, when Congress chooses to regulate in an area: a. It will automatically have exclusive jurisdiction to regulate in that area. b. States will always remain able to freely regulate in that area. c. States will always be able to regulate in that area so long as the state law does not directly and substantially conflict with the federal law. d.Whether the state has any authority to regulate in the area will depend on whether Congress provides that the federal government has exclusive authority to regulate in that area. e. The state will be able to regulate in that area only with prior permission of the
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Unformatted text preview: D [moderate p. 50] U.S. Supreme Court. 40. When can a state regulate in an area that the federal government has validly chosen to regulate? a. Only if Congress expressly allows it. b. Only if the U.S. Supreme Court expressly allows it. c. When the federal statute or regulation does not expressly provide that the federal government exclusively regulates in the area. d. In all situations because the concept of federalism allows regulation in all areas. e. Only in areas that the federal government does not regulate. C [difficult p. 50] 41. Which of the following would take precedence over a state constitution under the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution? a. The U.S. Constitution only. b. The U.S. Constitution and treaties with foreign nations. c. The U.S. Constitution and federal statutes. 34 [easy p. 50] d. e. The U.S. Constitution, federal statutes, and federal regulations. The U.S. Constitution, federal statutes, federal regulations, and treaties with foreign nations. E...
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