2305 Exam 4 Essay

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American Govt. 2301

Exam 3

1.) In order to be President of the United States one must be a natural born citizen.

a. true b. false

2.) The President’s role as the symbolic leader of the country is the role of

a. chief executive b. chief legislator c. commander in chief d. chief of state e. none of the above

3.) The notion that the President can withhold information from Congress and the courts is referred to as the power of

a. executive order b. eminent domain c. stare decisis d. executive privilege e. none of the above

4.) In order to serve as President one must be at least _______ years old.

a. 25 b. 30 c. 35 d. 40

5.) When the President deploys the military overseas he is exercising his role as

a. Chief Diplomat b. Chief of State c. Chief Executive d. Chief Legislator e. Commander – in – Chief

6.) If the President and Vice President were both killed on the same day then the ______ would become President.

a. President Pro Tem of the Senate b. Senate Majority Leader c. House Majority Leader d. Speaker of the House e. Secretary of State

7.) The President has the power to make treaties but only with the consent of the House of Representatives.

a. true b. false

8.) When the President signs a bill into law or vetoes a bill he is exercising his role as

a. Chief of State b. Chief Diplomat c. Chief Executive d. Commander – in – Chief e. Chief Legislator

9.) The President is the head of the

a. legislative branch b. executive branch c. judicial branch d. none of the above

10.) Presidents can serve only _________ terms or _______ years.

a. 1 or 8 b. 1 or 9 c. 2 or 9 d. 2 or 10 e. 2 or 11

11.) _____________ are agreements made by the President with foreign governments that do not require any Congressional approval.

a. executive orders b. treaties c. executive agreements d. executive appointments e. none of the above

12.) The Senate must approve Presidential appointments to cabinet positions, ambassador positions and seats on the Supreme Court or other federal courts.

a. true b. false

13.) Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) was elected to _________ presidential terms.

a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. 4 e. none of the above

14.) The first in line on the succession list to the president in the event that the President dies, is killed, incapacitated or for some other reason cannot perform his abilities is

a. the Vice President b. the Speaker of the House c. the Senate Majority Leader d. the President Pro Tem of the Senate e. the Secretary of Defense

15.) Former President Richard Nixon attempted to invoke ______ by claiming that he did not have to release tapes of his meetings to the Congressional committee that was set up to investigate the Watergate scandal

a. Executive orders b. Executive privilege c. Eminent domain d. Executive agreements e. impeachment

16.) President Bill Clinton was impeached.

a. true b. false

17.) When a President receives a bill he can

a. sign it into law b. veto it c. do nothing d. all of the above e. (a.) and (b.)

18.) Throughout the history of the United States _________ presidents have been impeached.

a. 0 b. 1 c. 2 d. 3 e. 5

19.) If he wanted to, Bill Clinton could run for a third term since it would not be a consecutive third term.

a. true b. false

20.) Richard Nixon was impeached and removed by Congress for his involvement in the Watergate Scandal.

a. true b. false

21.) An example of a select committee is

a. The House Ways and Means Committee b. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee c. The Senate Watergate Committee d. The Iran Contra Affair Committee e. Both (c.) and (d.)

22.) The office of the presidency was established by _____ of the Constitution.

a. Article I b. Article II c. Article III d. Article IV