History test needed done PLEASE NEED A GRADE FOR THIS

Question 1

  1.  A pocket veto differs from a regular presidential veto in that the pocket vetoAnswer applies only to a section of the legislation in question. applies only to expenditure legislation. occurs when the president decides to veto a bill he had previously signed. can take effect only when the Congress is not in session. occurs when the president goes before Congress to announce a veto.

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    Question 2

    1.  Which of the following is a formal constitutional requirement for becoming president?Answer must be at least 40 years of age must be a resident in the United States for at least 10 years must be a natural-born citizen must be a white male must be a Protestant

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      Question 3

      1.  Which of the following characteristics does the Internet have that traditional media lack?Answer the ability to take partisan viewpoints the ability to allow readers to interact with news reporting the ability to exercise rights of the First Amendment the ability to report instantaneously on news items All these answers are correct.

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        Question 4

        1.  The yellow journalism of the late nineteenth century was characterized byAnswer the use of the telegraph. the emphasis on sensationalism as a way of selling newspapers. prejudice against Asian people and countries. an unwillingness to take editorial positions because of a fear of losing circulation. the desire to present the news in an objective manner.

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          Question 5

          1.  Since the founding of the United States, the debate over the representation function of Congress has centered on whetherAnswer key decisions should be made by a small number of representatives in committee or by the whole membership in floor debate. the primary concern of a representative should be the interests of the nation or of his or her constituency. congressional or presidential authority should dominate on broad issues. the House or the Senate is more responsive to the public. the House or the Senate should take the lead on foreign policy issues.

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            Question 6

            1.  News media coverage of Congress and the president isAnswer about equal in amount. heavily tilted toward presidential coverage. largely focused on Congress and its members. typically focused on areas where there is consensus between the two institutions. typically focused on areas where the House as opposed to the Senate is the leading chamber.

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              Question 7

              1.  Which of the following is a reason that the nation did not routinely need a strong president during most of the nineteenth century?Answer the small policymaking role of the federal government the sectional nature of the nation’s major issues the U.S. government’s small role in world affairs all of these factors: the small policymaking role of the federal government; the sectional nature of the nation’s major issues; and the U.S. government’s small role in world affairs None of these answers is correct.

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                Question 8

                1.  The presidency is anAnswer extraordinarily strong office with sufficient powers to enable the president to control national policy under virtually all circumstances. inherently weak office, in that presidents have almost no capacity to influence the major directions of national policy. office in which power is conditional, depending on whether the political support that gives force to presidential leadership exists or can be developed. office where power depends almost entirely on its occupant; strong leaders are always successful presidents, and weak ones never succeed. office where power is fairly constant, regardless of the occupant or the circumstances.

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                  Question 9

                  1.  The Whig theory holds that the presidencyAnswer is a shared office where the president and the cabinet are equally powerful. is a limited office whose occupant is confined to the exercise of expressly granted constitutional powers. is the office most representative of the people. should provide strong leadership in the area of foreign policy but not in domestic policy. is subordinate to the Supreme Court.

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                    Question 10

                    1.  Which of the following is one of the three major functions of Congress’s policymaking role?Answer lawmaking check the president appease special interests inform the people check the Supreme Court

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                    Question 11

                    1.  Which institution receives the most news coverage from the national press?Answer the presidency U.S. House of Representatives U.S. Senate U.S. Supreme Court the federal bureaucracy

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                      Question 12

                      1.  For a bill to pass in either chamber of Congress, it mustAnswer receive the support of a third of its members. receive the support of a simple majority of its members. receive the support of two-thirds of its members. be passed within two weeks of its passage by the other chamber. be passed within a month of its passage by the other chamber.

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                        Question 13

                        1.  On-the-scene coverage of a natural disaster is an example of the press’s role ofAnswer watchdog. signaler. partisan advocate. common-carrier. interpreter.

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                          Question 14

                          1.  What is the strategy employed in the Senate to prevent a bill from coming to a vote?Answer mark up filibuster cloture pocket veto conference committee

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                            Question 15

                            1.  Objective journalism is based on the idea that the reporter’s job is toAnswer report the facts and cover alternative sides of a partisan debate. report what political leaders want them to report. discover what other reporters are saying and provide a uniform interpretation of events. scrutinize the partisan debate, and inform the news audience about which party has the better argument. All these answers are correct.

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                              Question 16

                              1.  The news media’s common-carrier role is based on the idea thatAnswer the news will be available to all citizens. various news organizations should interpret the news in nearly the same way. the press should not charge for public service announcements. the press should provide a channel through which political leaders can communicate their views to the public. the press should be patriotic in the reporting of the news.

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                                Question 17

                                1.  Under which president did the Electoral College selection process change to a popular vote?Answer George Washington Thomas Jefferson James Madison Andrew Jackson Martin Van Buren

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                                  Question 18

                                  1.  Compared with the Senate majority leader, the Speaker of the House has more power becauseAnswer the House places more limits on debate. the House is the larger chamber in terms of membership. the House has less of a tradition as a chamber of equals. the Speaker is that chamber’s presiding officer. All these answers are correct.

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                                    Question 19

                                    1.  The second-most powerful federal official (after the president) is often said to be theAnswer chair of the House Appropriations Committee. president pro tempore of the U.S. Senate. Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Senate majority leader.

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                                      Question 20

                                      1.  Which of the following is part of the Executive Office of the President?Answer Office of Management and Budget National Economic Council National Security Council Office of Legislative Affairs All these answers are correct.

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                                        Question 21

                                        1.  Senators are generally less likely to take directions from their leaders than House members becauseAnswer senators are prohibited by their state legislatures from taking orders from others. senators think of themselves as being equals and are only willing to be led by persuasion. senators are more highly paid than House members and are thus immune from financial threats. House rules mandate that all party members on major bills must vote according to the directions of their leaders. All these answers are correct.

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                                          Question 22

                                          1.  The presidency was created by Article ________ of the U.S. Constitution.Answer I II III IV VII

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                                            Question 23

                                            1.  There are currently ________ voting members of the U.S. House of Representatives and ________ voting members of the U.S. Senate.Answer 535; 100 435; 100 150; 31 300; 100 600; 300

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                                              Question 24

                                              1.  The media perform the signaling role byAnswer informing the public of breaking events and new developments. serving as an open channel for leaders to express their opinions. exposing officials who violate accepted performance and moral standards. acting as the public’s representative. All these answers are correct.

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                                                Question 25

                                                1.  How has the Internet affected the watchdog role of the media?Answer It has diluted the watchdog capacity with an overflow of opinions. It has expanded the watchdog capacity of the media. It has tainted the watchdog role with a partisan bent. It has almost completely usurped the watchdog role from the traditional media outlets. It has had little to no effect because it lacks the objective standards of traditional media outlets.

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                                                  Question 26

                                                  1.  When the House and Senate pass different versions of a bill, the differences are resolved by aAnswer conference committee. standing committee. select committee. rules committee. joint committee.

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                                                    Question 27

                                                    1.  Which of the following did the framers want from a president?Answer national leadership administration of the laws statesmanship in foreign affairs command of the military All these answers are correct.

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                                                      Question 28

                                                      1.  ________ once said, “You furnish the pictures and I’ll furnish the war”.Answer Joseph Pulitzer Theodore Roosevelt William Randolph Hearst Woodrow Wilson William McKinley

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                                                        Question 29

                                                        1.  The War Powers Act was enacted in order toAnswer guide the military in its use of force in field situations where it is impractical to seek direction from the president. allow the president more leeway in committing U.S. troops to combat. define the relationship between the United States and its allies. limit the president’s war-making power. weaken Congress in foreign policy matters.

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                                                          Question 30

                                                          1.  Congress’s inability to consistently provide leadership on broad national issues is due toAnswer the lack of talented leadership in Congress. the fragmented nature of Congress. constitutional restrictions on Congress’s lawmaking powers. the constant threat of a presidential veto. opposition from the mass media.

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                                                            Question 31

                                                            1.  The dominant policymaking political institution during most of the nineteenth century wasAnswer the president and the executive branch. Congress. the Supreme Court. the bureaucracy. the mass media.

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                                                              Question 32

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