Unit 9 assignment test A?

Match the following.

1. To become president of the united states, a person must be a____citizen.

2. Presidents action forgiving a person convicted of a crime

3. Congressional limitation on the presidents military powers

4. Writen agreements between nations

5. ____is the presidents power to change a convicted persons sentence to make the sentence less servere

6. Formal documents that allow US citizens to travel abroad

7. Highest-ranking government officials who represent the united states abroad

8. Head of the department of justice

9. The department of____issues passports and visas

10. The heads of the executive departments are all members of the presidents____.

11. The most recently established executive department is the department of___.

12. a company that violates federal product safety regulations may be brought to court by the___commission.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 A. Attorney general

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 B. Treaties

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 C. Homeland security

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 D. Cabinet

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 E. War powers act

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 F. Ambassadors

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 G. State

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 H. Pardon

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 I. Consumer product safety

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 J. Native born

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 K. Commutation

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 L. Passports

2. The constitution states that the president must be a native-born US citizen.

Answer true or false

3. The vice president presides over the house of representatives.

Answer true or false

4. Congress has the final say in planning how a war is to be fought.

Answer true or false

5. Independant agencies are responsible for specialized areas of government.

Answer true or false

6. To be elected president of the united states, a person must

a. Have been a US resident for 20 years.

b. Be at least 45 years old.

c. Be college educated.

d. Have been a US resident for 14 years.

7. If the president pro tempore became president, which of the following would be correct?

A. The president and vice president had died, resigned, or been removed from office, and the speaker of the house was out of the country.

B. The speaker of the house did not belong to the same political party as the president.

C. The president pro tempore had been in office longer the speaker of the house.

The president, vice president, and speaker of the house had died, resigned, or been removed from office.

8. In the official role of chief executive, the president is responsible for

a. Writing new laws.

B. Approving treaties with other nations.

C. Running the space program.

D. Commanding the nations armed forces.

9. When visiting the leaders of other countries, the president is carrying out the role of chief

A. Diplomat.

B. Executive.

C. Of state.

D. Of staff.

10. Under the constitution

A. Only congress can declare war.

B. Only the president can declare war.

C. The president and congress must declare war together.

D. The presidents cabinet must approve all war declarations.

11. All of the following are department of the executive branch except the department of

A. Energy.

B. Aeronautics.

C. Education.

D. Veterans affairs.

12. The department of state is responsible for all of the following except

A. Issuing passports.

B. Conducting foreign relations.

C. Protecting US citizens abroad.

D. Enforcing immigration laws.

13. Regulatory commissions

A. Are independent of the executive departments.

B. Make rules but cannot enforce them.

C. Have exactly the same function as independent agencies.

D. Are headed by chairpersons elected by the people.

14. The US commission on civil right is an example of a

A. Indenpendent agency.

B. Regulatory commission.

C. Executive department.

D. None of the above.

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