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Question 1.1. Despite the greater federal authority in the federal relationship, federalism is still important for all the following reasons except that (Points : 1)

it provides the best means of developing a vast country because it allows for experimentation.
it may stimulate the interest of the people in the affairs of their neighborhood.
it relieves the national legislature of functions and responsibilities that may prove too burdensome.
it allows the national government to subordinate the states to its will.

Question 2.2. Unfunded mandates are similar to Creative Federalism in that (Points : 1)
the federal government offers states funding on a two-for-one matching basis.
states create and submit programs to the federal government for funding.
the federal government can be forced to spend what it cannot afford on state policy initiatives.
states can be forced to spend what they cannot afford on national policy initiatives.

Question 3.3. Dual Federalism is characterized by (Points : 1)
the national government asserting national authority.
the states and national government being equally sovereign.
the states asserting their absolute sovereign rights.
the lack of communication between the states and the national government.

Question 4.4. The federal system can be thought of as a marble cake because (Points : 1)
the overlap of state and national functions resembles the interweaving of flavors in the cake.
state and national functions are very distinct.
it is clear where state authority ends and national authority begins.
federalism is really a mushy system.

Question 5.5. In Ronald Reagan’s version of new federalism, the goal was to return power back to the states through


@The answer can be found in “New Federalism II, 1982-Present.” (Points : 1)
deep cuts in federal spending.
the Great Swap.
orders to the states to take more responsibility.
the elimination of social programs.


Question 6.6. Under the “necessary and proper” clause, Congress may (Points : 1)
do as it pleases.
not do anything unless it has been enumerated.
do that which is necessary to exercise its enumerated powers.
do that which is necessary even if it violates the basic tenets of the Constitution.

Question 7.7. The division of Congress into committees allows for all except (Points : 1)
greater efficiency through division of labor.
specialization.
broad based representation.
comprehensive knowledge about all legislation before Congress.

Question 8.8. Congressional staff have an important role in Congress because (Points : 1)
members rely on staff to study the issues and provide them with essential information.
members rely on staff to cast votes for them.
members rely on staff to sit in for them when representing their districts.
members would not understand the complexity of legislation without the input of their staff.

Question 9.9. During a hearing, executive branch officials are asked to (Points : 1)
report on what their agency or department has been doing.
state their intentions for reelection.
pass new legislation proposed by Congress.
approve funding for upcoming programs.

Question 10.10. Power in Congress resides in (Points : 1)
committee chairmanships only.
party leadership only.
party leadership and committee chairmanships.
being media and socially savvy.

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