Chapter 12 Graded Quiz

Instructions
Chapter 12 Graded Quiz

This assessment is worth 10 points.

  1. In order to take responsibility as a global superpower, the U.S. needed to:
    1.
    reorganize the executive branch of the government.
    2.
    extend its military presence around the globe.
    3.
    increase protectionism and trade barriers.
    4.
    take an interest in trade balances, energy supplies and other international issues.
     
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  2. Key staff members responsible for coordinating activities of the executive branch are located in the:
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  3. The powers of the Vice-President of the U.S. are:
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  4. A president is more successful passing legislative initiatives when
    Congress is:
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  5. Presidential growth in the area of domestic policy came about largely because of:
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  6. An open party caucus:
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  7. The problem of control over presidential appointees for the modern president:
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  8. Factors that are important in affecting presidential leadership include:
    1.
    extent to which Congress backs the president's legislative initiatives.
    2.
    the force of historical circumstances.
    3.
    whether the president is in the first or last stages of his term.
    4.
    presidential relations with Congress.
    5.
    amount of public support.
     
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  9. The job of the Executive Office of the President is to:
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  10. Presidential power to dominate Congress on foreign policy issues is based on which factors:
    1.
    congressional recognition that the president is America's voice in world affairs.
    2.
    presidential ability to act alone to win over congressional support from the opposite party.
    3.
    desire of Congress to protect America's credibility abroad.
    4.
    presidential role to protect the national interest.
     
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  



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