GOV 310L - P L E A S E R E A D Below is a COMPLETE...

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PLEASE READ!! Below is a COMPLETE compilation of the various versions of each exam, along with bonus questions at the end. The questions in the list are not numbered using any specific key, but are simply in the order in which I typed them out. Beside each exam header you will find the exam versions making up the list. Any corrections that need to be made can be emailed to me, or posted on the facebook group. The document is locked to help maintain a cohesive structure and ensure that all the information remains complete. email: jachavez [email protected] gmail . com Exam 1 Exam 2 Exam 3 Red Text : The question will not be on the exam, therefore you do not need to study them Yellow Highlighting: Correct answer To save: File --> Download as --> (select output type) Exam 1 (Complete) 1. When Justice William Douglas stated that the First Amendment is absolute and shall not be abridged, he was espousing which theory of Constitutional interpretation? a. original-intent theory b. plain-meaning-of-text theory c. judicial review d. living-constitution theory e. none of the above 2. During the ratification debates, the development of a strong national government was opposed by a. the Federalists b. the Republicans c. businessmen d. most of the population e. the Anti-Federalists 3. Party whips a. communicate the leadership’s position to the members b. count votes c. link the party’s leadership to the rank-and-file d. report back to the leadership on the views of the rank-and-file e. all of the above 4. Someone who enjoys the nuts and bolts of day-to-day policy making is often referred to as a a. staff member b. legislator
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c. policy work d. bureaucrat e. technocrat 5. Rapid changes in personal can a. leave government without sufficient continuity to get things done b. bring energy and new ideas into government c. both A and B d. neither A nor B e. none of the above 6. The influence of Congress on the bureaucracy begins with a. confirmation hearings in both chambers b. the Senate confirmation process c. advice and consent in the House of Representatives d. hearings on policy decisions e. all of the above 7. When the presidency is controlled by one party and Congress is controlled by another, it is called a. gridlock b. bicameralism c. divided government d. multiparty government e. all of the above 8. The Defense of Marriage Act established what? a. gay marriages are illegal b. the Supreme Court would have to rule on the legality of each application for same-sex marriage c. gay marriages are recognized by the federal government, but do not have to be recognized by other states d. gay marriages did not have to be recognized by the federal government and other state governments e. even though the federal government will not recognize gay marriages, state are obligated
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