9. The only requirement of a president in issuing an executive order is that the executive order must
a. pertain to legislatively authorized items. b. deal with only military matters.
c. deal only with the Executive Office of the President. d. be published in the Federal Register.
10. Executive privilege
a. means that no member of the executive branch can be prosecuted for any act while performing his
or her job.
b. is the concept that refers to the president's use of a pocket veto during a session of Congress.
c. protects the president and his cabinet from impeachment proceedings.
d. refers to the president's right to withhold certain information from congress and/or the courts.
11. The only president who resigned before impeachment by the House of Representatives was
a. Lyndon Johnson. b. Andrew Johnson.
c. Richard Nixon. d. Bill Clinton.
12. The agency that tends to presidential political needs is
a. Cabinet. b. Congress.
c. White House Office. d. National Security Council.
13. Which statement is correct concerning the vice-president's job?
a. The Constitution gives several important powers to the vice-president.
b. The Constitution makes the vice-president the number one advisor to the president.
c. Earlier vice presidents had more to do than our recent vice-president did.
d. The Constitution does not give much power to the vice-president.
14. The constitutional amendment setting procedures for presidential succession and disability is the
a. Twelfth Amendment. b. Twenty-Fourth Amendment.
c. Twenty-Fifth Amendment. d. Twenty-Seventh Amendment.
15. The question of who shall be president if both the president and vice-president die is answered by the
a. Twenty-Fifth Amendment. b. Special election to fill the vacancy.
c. Succession Act of 1947. d. Twelfth Amendment.
16. The only president to use the line-item veto was
a. Reagan. b. Bush.
c. Clinton. d. Nixon.
17. The constituency that measures the presidential performance on a daily basis is the
a. party constituency. b. Congress.
c. Washington community. d. media in rural areas.
18. The style of presidential leadership has changed since World War II because of
a. stronger political parties. b. divided government.
c. the influence of television. d. post-modernity.
19. The emergency powers of the president were affirmed in
a. U.S. v. Curtiss-Wright Export Corp. b. Youngstown Sheet and Tube Co. v. Sawyer.
c. U.S. v. Nixon. d. Train v. City of New York.
20. Watch of the following is NOT in the Executive Office of the President (EOP)?
a. White House Office. b. Office of the Vice President.
c. Council of Economic Advisers. d. Office of Management and Budget.