Government note Chap. 1-8 Essays

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Quiz 1 Question 1 Plato’s chief contribution to the study of government was: a) Identifying types of government Affirming that critical thought and reason could lead to the best type of government Question 2 This Greek philosopher was the first to classify systems of government Aristotle Question 3 The Roman Philosopher Cicero was one of the first to articulate the idea of: Natural Law Question 4 In his book The City of God, _____________ argued that there was a sphere of human existence that was not subject to the government of men. St. Augustine Question 5 According to Machiavelli, whatever a ruler had to do to accomplish his primary goal was Moral Question 6 This “big ugly monster” was the title of Thomas Hobbes…show more content…
Executive Question 9 Article III of the Constitution creates the _________ branch of government. Judicial Question 10 Which of the following is Not a requirement to be elected to the House of Representatives A member of the Catholic Church Question 11 Which of the following is NOT a requirement to be elected to the Senate A landowner Question 12 The House of Representatives possesses which of the following powers exclusively? a) Impeachment b) Originating tax (revenue) legislation c) Selecting the Speaker of the House d) All of the Above Question 13 The Senate possesses which of the following powers exclusively? a) Try Impeachment cases b) Advise & Consent on Treaties c) Approve Presidential appointments d) All of the Above Question 14 Which of the following is NOT a constitutional requirement to be elected President of the United States? Member of a political party Question 15 If the president is unable to carry out his or her duties, those duties fall upon the: Vice-President
 Question 16 The Constitution establishes this official as the “Commander-in-Chief” of the military. President Question 17 The Senate must provide advice & consent on these two actions of the president. Treaties and appointments Question 18 Which of the following is NOT a reason the president can be impeached? Lying Question 19 What institution creates “inferior” federal courts? Congress Question 20 Judges are allowed to

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