Public Administration Final

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* Question 1
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| Searching for a branch of government that would serve as the most likely forum for a particular policy proposal is an example ofAnswer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    agenda setting.|
Correct Answer:|    venue shopping.|
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* Question 2
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| The mutually reinforcing relationship between a congressional subcommittee, a federal agency, and regulated interest groups is known as the _____________model of policy relationships.Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    [None Given] |

Correct Answer:|    iron triangle|
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* Question 3
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| Political learning entailsAnswer | | | |
| Selected Answer:|    [None Given] |
Correct Answer:|    learning about better strategies for making political arguments.|
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* Question 4
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| According to Richard Fenno, the members of Congress behave the way they do because ofAnswer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    a desire to be reelected.|
Correct Answer:|    a desire to be reelected.|
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* Question 5
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| When we discuss the outcomes of policies we are concerned withAnswer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    the substantive accomplishments of the policies.| Correct Answer:|    the substantive accomplishments of the policies.|

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* Question 6
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| From 2008 to 2011, the federal budget deficit as a proportion of GDPAnswer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    Sharply grew.|
Correct Answer:|    Sharply grew.|
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* Question 7
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| When a window of opportunity opens for a particular policy area, this increases the chances that a window will open for a related policy area, this is an example of:Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    agenda setting.|

Correct Answer:|    a spillover.|
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* Question 8
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| An agenda in the policy process refers toAnswer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    the implementation of public policy.| Correct Answer:|    the matters before public institutions that are available for discussion and decision.|

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* Question 9
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| The theory that states that a few people in government, business, academia, and the media have a disproportionate share of the control over America's political and economic resources is calledAnswer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    [None Given] |

Correct Answer:|    elite theory.|
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* Question 10
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| What part of the Constitution is said to gives Congress very broad powers to make policy?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    Elastic Clause|
Correct Answer:|    Elastic Clause|
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* Question 11
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| According to Richard Neustadt, the power of the president isAnswer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    the power to persuade.|
Correct Answer:|    the power to persuade.|
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* Question 12
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| Material inducements to join are most closely associated with which unofficial actors?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    [None Given] |
Correct Answer:|    interest groups|
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* Question 13
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| Federalism refers toAnswer | | | |
| Selected Answer:|    The assignment of powers and duties to the legislative, executive, and judicial branches.| Correct Answer:|    Relationships between the state and federal government.|

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* Question 14
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| The allocation of television and radio frequencies and the awarding of cable television franchises are examples of which policy type?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    redistributive|

Correct Answer:|   ...
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