Posted: August 30th, 2016
Through a vote for cloture, the Senate
A) confirms presidential appointees.
B) ends a filibuster.
C) overrides a presidential pocket veto.
D) accepts the House version of a bill.
The selection of the vice presidential nominee at the national convention is based on
A) the results of the primaries and caucuses: the candidate who places second in these contests is nominated as the running mate of the candidate who finishes first.
B) the convention delegates judgment as to the candidate who would make the best vice president.
C) the results of public opinion polls taken just before the convention begins.
D) the presidential nominee s choice of a running mate.
Compared to the president and Congress, the bureaucracy
A) is held in higher esteem by the public.
B) is authorized by a constitutional amendment rather than by the original Constitution.
C) has a more immediate impact on the daily lives of Americans.
D) has changed very little during the nation s history.
What, at least in certain circumstances, is in the purview of the District and special courts besides original jurisdiction?
A) Any court
B) The Supreme Court
C) The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
D) All of the above
How is the Speaker of the House of Representatives chosen according to the Constitution?
A) By party line voting in the House
B) By appointment by the president
C) By a majority vote of the members of the House of Representatives
D) By a majority vote of the members of the Congress
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