17 Mutiple Choice question and 8 True/False question Question are on the government.
Question 1 (1 point)
Which of the following affect the introduction of legislation?
all of the above
Question 2 (1 point)
Incumbents have a much easier time undertaking ______________ for voters in their districts than do new officeholders.
Question 3 (1 point)
___________ is work done by legislators to help residents in their voting districts.
Question 4 (1 point)
The largest battles in a state legislature tend to be over which of the following?
Question 5 (1 point)
What happens to most bills introduced in state legislatures?
receive a vote on the floor of the House and Senate.
They die in committee.
They are signed into law by the governor.
They are filibustered.
Question 6 (1 point)
Which of the following tends to have the largest effect on whether legislators introduce a bill?
all of the above
Question 7 (1 point)
_____________ is the process of drawing districts with the intent of pressing partisan advantage at the expense of other considerations.
Question 8 (1 point)
According to Table 7-1 in the text, which state has the largest number of state legislators?
Question 9 (1 point)
According to Table 7-2 in the text, which of the following states has the largest percentage of women serving in its state legislature?
Question 10 (1 point)
Most governors are able to do which of the following?
set their own salaries
simultaneously serve in the legislature.
impeach state judges
Question 11 (1 point)
The final governor to be granted the power to veto legislation was ______________ in 1997.
Question 12 (1 point)
Which of the following tends to be the dominant issue in gubernatorial elections?
the state’s economy
the state’s educational system
the state’s judicial system
the state’s lottery
Question 13 (1 point)
_____________ power means that a governor can select people to run state departments.
Question 14 (1 point)
Popular support for a governor can do which of the following?
make legislators more willing to listen and deal
rise and fall with the fortunes of the state
both a. and b
none of the above
Question 15 (1 point)
Managing state elections generally falls to which of the following?
secretary of state
Question 16 (1 point)
The most successful governors are those who have which of the following?
a great deal of formal power and little informal power
a great deal of formal power and a great deal of informal power
a little formal power and a great deal of informal power
a little formal power and a little informal power
Question 17 (1 point)
The National Guard is which of the following?
the governor’s private army
deployed in times of crisis
both a. and b.
none of the above
Question 18 (1 point)
Amendments to a bill that are not central to its intent are known as riders.
Question 19 (1 point)
Rank-and-file members rely more on party leaders these days than they ever did in the past.
Question 20 (1 point)
Nebraska is the only state with a unicameral legislature.
Question 21 (1 point)
The responsibility of keeping tabs on the executive branch is a high priority for most legislators.
Question 22 (1 point)
The power to call special legislative sessions is an example of a formal power.
Question 23 (1 point)
Every lieutenant governor is elected on the same ticket as the governor.
Question 24 (1 point)
Governors can only achieve their agendas through their formal powers.
Question 25 (1 point)
Governors, not the federal government, have the final authority over where to deploy the National Guard.