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American Government Across Time, Space, and Location
Unformatted Document Text:  34 6. The term “agenda setting” has been used to describe the: A. president’s ability to control news coverage.B. control of the media by a few large corporations.C. ability of the news media to focus public attention on certain issues through heavy news coverage of these issues. 7. Which of the following is not a function of the U.S. Congress? A. passage of legislation.B. supervision of state governments.C. oversight of government programs. 8. The primary function of America’s federal bureaucracy is: A. developing laws for review by Congress.B. bringing cases for trial before the Supreme Court.C. policy implementation. 9. Judicial review is: A. an act by the Supreme Court to move lower court cases directly to the high court.B. congressional action to overrule Supreme Court decisions.C. the power of the courts to void legislative or executive action on the grounds that it is unconstitutional. 10. The most costly item in the federal budget is: A. defense.B. social security.C. interest payments on the national debt. 11. American foreign policy from 1948-1991 was built around: A. protection of U.S. borders from invasion by illegal aliens.B. halting the global spread of communism.C. spreading democracy to Africa. : 12. More than 90 percent of the funding for K-12 public education comes from the: A. federal government. B. state and local governments combined. C. local governments only. 13. ____________ elections tend to draw the largest percentage of voters. A. PrimaryB. CongressionalC. Presidential 14. The key factor in determining the mathematical accuracy of an opinion poll is: A. whether the sample is too small – less than 1,000.B. whether the sample has the same percentage of men and women as the population. C. whether the sample was selected from the population by a random sample.

Authors: Bryant, Jane.
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6.
The term “agenda setting” has been used to describe the:
A. president’s ability to control news coverage.
B. control of the media by a few large corporations.
C. ability of the news media to focus public attention on certain issues through heavy news
coverage of these issues.
7.
Which of the following is not a function of the U.S. Congress?
A. passage of legislation.
B. supervision of state governments.
C. oversight of government programs.
8.
The primary function of America’s federal bureaucracy is:
A. developing laws for review by Congress.
B. bringing cases for trial before the Supreme Court.
C. policy implementation.
9.
Judicial review is:
A. an act by the Supreme Court to move lower court cases directly to the high court.
B. congressional action to overrule Supreme Court decisions.
C. the power of the courts to void legislative or executive action on the grounds that it is
unconstitutional.
10.
The most costly item in the federal budget is:
A. defense.
B. social security.
C. interest payments on the national debt.
11.
American foreign policy from 1948-1991 was built around:
A. protection of U.S. borders from invasion by illegal aliens.
B. halting the global spread of communism.
C. spreading democracy to Africa.
:
12.
More than 90 percent of the funding for K-12 public education comes from the:
A. federal government.
B. state and local governments combined.
C. local governments only.
13.
____________ elections tend to draw the largest percentage of voters.
A. Primary
B. Congressional
C. Presidential
14.
The key factor in determining the mathematical accuracy of an opinion poll is:
A. whether the sample is too small – less than 1,000.
B. whether the sample has the same percentage of men and women as the population.
C.
whether the sample was selected from the population by a random sample.


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