Ch 14 govt test

  1. In times of national emergency,

    B. The powers of the presidency are strengthened
  2. The executive article of the Constitution is

    C. Article 2
  3. Which of the following government officials is not appointed by the president?

    C. Speaker of the House
  4. The power of the presidency has been cause for debate MAINLY because

    A. The constitution provided a loose definition of executive power
  5. 1) Which of the following statements about the President’s power of removal is true?
    a. For those offices for which Senate approval is required for appointment, Senate consent is also required for removal
    b. Any person holding office by presidential appointment with senate consent must remain in that office until the senate confirms a successor c. Any person holding office by presidential appointment with senate consent may be removed only for incompetence
    d. As a general, the President may remove any office holders he or she has appointed.
    d. As a general, the President may remove any office holders he or she has appointed.
  6. The President’s military powers

    D. Are shared with congress
  7. Which of the following gives the President the power to issue executive orders?

    B. Congressional acts and the oath of office
  8. The difference between a treaty and an executive agreement is that

    B. The President needs Senate approval for a treaty but not for an executive agreement
  9. Upon receipt of a bill, the President can take all of the following actions EXCEPT:

    A. Call on a special session of congressional committees to revise a bill
  10. Which of the following is a typical sequence of events in the appointment process?

    B. Senate committee hearings, Senate debate, nominations, confirmation
  11. The President’s power to execute the laws covers

    d. all the laws of foreign countries to which the United States sends aid.
    B. all the federal laws, whether or not the President agrees with them.
  12. The President has the power to make executive agreements
    a. that are based only on legislation already passed.
    b. with the consent of two- thirds of the senate
    c. only a dozen time each year.
    d. without any congressional action or approval.
    d. without any congressional action or approval.
  13. The power to issue executive orders is the

    D. ordinance power
  14. The _____ appoints Cabinet members _____

    B. President; with Senate approval.
  15. The President exercises legislative power over congress by
    a. recommending legislation
    b. preventing a bill from coming before the President.
    c. routinely telling Congress when it must adjourn.
    d. allowing all bills to die by pocket veto
    a. recommending legislation
  16. Some presidents, such as ____, have taken a narrow view of presidential powers.

    B. William Howard Taft
  17. Which of the following require the involvement of a greater number of people?

    D. treaties
  18. Which of the following terms is MOST closely related to the power to grant reprieves?

    C. delay
  19. When acting as head of the nation’s armed forces, the president is filling the role of

    A. commander in chief
  20. A presidential veto of legislation can only be overturned by a

    B. two- thirds vote in both houses of congress
  21. Reprieves and Pardons are both examples of the President’s

    D. clemency power
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Ch 14 govt test
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