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Intro to Public Policymaking

Quiz by Mark Ames

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  • Q1
    What is a bill?
    Something you pay
    A plan of action
    My next-door neighbor
    A fan of the Buffalo Bills
    30s
  • Q2
    What are the phases of the public policymaking process?
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    300s
  • Q3
    What is a regulation?
    Something issued by a government agency that carries the force of law
    The same thing as legislation
    Something issued by governments, but rarely enforced
    An attempt to bring order to our chaotic world
    30s
  • Q4
    What are the three branches of government?
    Judicial, Legislative, and Executive
    Public Safety, Transportation, and Taxation
    Municipal, State, and Federal
    30s
  • Q5
    What are the roles of interest groups/professional societies in the public policymaking process?
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    300s
  • Q6
    What are the three (3) things you most want to learn about the public policymaking process?
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    30s
  • Q7
    What do you most want to get out of this program?
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    300s
  • Q8
    What are the primary motivations of elected government officials?
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    300s
  • Q9
    What matters more? Who a Member of Congress represents (the makeup of their constituents) or the political party they belong to? Please provide a short rationale for your answer.
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    300s
  • Q10
    What are the four (4) types of legislation in the U.S. Congress?
    Bills, Joint Resolutions, Concurrent Resolutions, Simple Resolutions
    Bills, Leadership Directives, Resolutions, Emergency Measures
    Bills, Amendments, Joint Resolutions, Appropriations
    Trick question - there's only one type of legislation, but it goes by many different names
    300s

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