American Goverment help plz..........?

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American Goverment help plz..........?

Postby achav » Sat May 07, 2011 3:29 pm

For questions 1–5, match the letters of the following terms to its corresponding statement.


Speaker of the House
two houses
governor
one-chambered
lieutenant governor
1. bicameral state legislature (1 point)

2. unicameral state legislature (1 point)

3. presiding officer of the lower house (1 point)

4. presiding officer of the upper house (1 point)

5. head of the state executive branch (1 point)

6. This is NOT a function of a state constitution. (2 points)
appoints officials
outlines methods of election
creates the structure of government
provides for separation of powers
7. This is part of the state constitution amendment process. (2 points)
judicial review
extradition
mandates
proposals and ratification
8. This is issued by the state to make the incorporated community legal. (2 points)
referendum
charter
bond
mass transit permit
9. This promotes economic growth in cities. (2 points)
revitalization
incorporation
assessment
town meetings
10. This is an example of personal property. (2 points)
buildings
land
houses
stocks and bonds
11. A bicameral state legislature is one that (2 points)
has a lieutenant governor.
is one-chambered.
has two houses.
is half Republican and half Democrat.
12. This is a method by which citizens propose an amendment or a law. (2 points)
constitutional commission
initiative
mandate
ratification
13. Once a community is incorporated, the state will (2 points)
appoint a mayor.
form a new government.
appoint a council.
issue a charter.
14. This bars discrimination in housing. (2 points)
Municipality Renewal Act
United States Housing Fund
Open Housing Act
Urban Renewal Act
15. The largest territorial and political subdivision of a state is a (2 points)
county.
municipality.
special district.
township.
16. Local governments receive most of their revenue from

(2 points)
personal loans.
taxes.
business gifts.
bank loans.
17. Revenue distributed by one level of government to another is called
(2 points)
excise tax.
a bond.
intergovernmental revenue.
a mandate.
18. This group has the power to consider changing or replacing a constitution.
(2 points)
constitutional commission
a plurality
constitutional convention
popular mandate
19. The care and protection of natural resources is called
(2 points)
bicameral.
initiative.
conservation.
extradition.
20. Local governments are established by (2 points)
bonds.
federal grants.
state constitutions.
mandates.
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