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Understanding American Politics and Government

Political Science

Quiz 16 :
The Bureaucracy

Quiz 16 :
The Bureaucracy

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The __________ is the departments,agencies,and offices within the executive branch that perform the functions of government.
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Bureaucrats engage in activities including __________.
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The Civil Service Commission was established following passage of what law?
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Under the spoils system,who was awarded jobs in the federal bureaucracy?
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__________ is the inefficiency and waste that result from excessive regulation.
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Which law designates the steps that federal agencies must follow in issuing rules and regulations?
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The Administrative Procedure Act states that agencies must take what step before issuing new rules?
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The largest organizational unit in the federal bureaucracy is a(n)__________.
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__________ refers to a bureaucrat who witnesses and publicly exposes wrongdoings by either contacting his or her political superiors or tipping off the press.
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The __________ was one of the first executive branch departments in the U.S.government.
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What executive branch department was most recently created?
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Cabinet secretaries are appointed by __________ and confirmed by __________.
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Recess appointments are used for which of the following?
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What is implementation?
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The Hatch Act prohibits federal employees from engaging in what activity?
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What problem occurs when someone contracts with another person to provide a service and yet cannot directly observe what that person is doing?
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__________ are informal expressions of the customs,attitudes,and expectations of people who work within a bureaucratic agency.
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How does Congress exercise control over agencies and departments in the federal bureaucracy?
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Which of the following is an example of a bureaucratic organization?
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What function is the National Labor Relations board carrying out when it settles disputes between labor and management on federal labor laws?
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