Govt Chap 24 Quiz - 1. (Points: 1) Which of the following...

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Sheet1 Page 1 1. (Points: 1) Which of the following is not a qualification a person would need to be a viable candidate for governor of Texas? a. access to money b. thirty years of age c. prior political experience d. born in Texas----------------right e. U.S. citizenship Save Answer 2. (Points: 1) Authority over railroads throughout Texas was given to the ______ in 2005. a. Texas Department of Transportation----------l b. Railroad Commission of Texas c. attorney general d. lieutenant governor e. General Land Office Save Answer 3. (Points: 1) Which office is charged with ensuring the accuracy of official weights and measures? a. the attorney general b. the comptroller c. the Department of Agriculture---------l d. the General Land Office e. the Department of Weights and Measures Save Answer 4. (Points: 1)
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Sheet1 Page 2 What makes the greatest difference between strong and weak governors of Texas? a. the percentage of the total vote they receive in their election bid b. the frequency of vetoes c. the differences in personality d. the willingness to use formal powers e. the partisan makeup of the legislature-----------? Save Answer 5. (Points: 1) a. the post-adjournment veto power b. the line-item veto power c. the power to appoint boards and commissions----------? d. the power to submit a budget to the legislature e. the power to call special sessions Save Answer 6. (Points: 1) For a Texas governor, what is the benefit of a post-adjournment veto? a. It requires a two-thirds majority from both houses to override it. b. It requires a unanimous vote from both houses to override it. c. It allows the governor to veto specific provisions of a bill. d. The legislature is prevented from overriding it.--------------l e. It is the only way to veto legislation without giving reasons. Save Answer 7. (Points: 1) In recent years, approximately what percentage of bills passed by the legislature have been vetoed by the Texas governor?
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Sheet1 Page 3 a. 45 percent b. 15 percent c. 10 percent d. 25 percent e. less than 4 percent------------l Save Answer 8. (Points: 1) The Texas State Board of Education is responsible for all of the following except a. setting minimum high school graduation requirements. b. funding public school districts.--------------l c. adopting textbooks. d. establishing accreditation standards for Texas public schools. e. determining the licensing requirements for public school teachers. Save Answer 9. (Points: 1) In Texas, the plural executive is held accountable through all of the following except a. the impeachment process. b. the budgetary process.
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This note was uploaded on 07/30/2011 for the course GOVT 2302 taught by Professor Casey,walter during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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Govt Chap 24 Quiz - 1. (Points: 1) Which of the following...

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