1.The Supreme Court is rarely, if ever, concerned with items that deal with
a. The current concerns of the American demographic.
b. Civil rights cases.
c. Foreign policy, economic development, and whether to commit troops to an area.
d. The constitutionality of legislation.
2.The president’s strategic power, according to author Sean Gailmard, comes from his or her ability to
a. Act quickly.
b. Reach out to other leaders in the world.
c. Rally his party in Congress behind his policies.
d. Reach out to the American people and get their support for his policies.
3.Throughout the 19th and most of the 20th century, the nominating process of judges was characterized by
a. Few if any disagreements in Senate, even when senators disagreed with the views of judges.
b. Presidents not necessarily taking into consideration the political views of judges when nominating.
c. Judges being asked many questions about their qualifications and practices but few about their political views.
d. All of these.
4.Which of the following is a responsibility of the Ways and Means Committee?
a. All of these
b. Controlling foreign aid
c. Overseeing all taxation and tariffs
d. Oversight of the federal budget process
5.The president controls the National Security Agency and
a. Has access to information of potential dangers to the United States.
b. Sometimes has very accurate information about dangers abroad.
c. Sometimes is given faulty information which leads to faulty conclusions.
d. All of these