Executive Branch - The President

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Executive Branch - The President.

1. Who is the leader of the Executive branch of the government?
a. The Speaker of the House
b. The Majority Leader of the Senate
c. The Secretary of State
d. The President
e. The Chief Justice

2. Which of the following is not a part of the Executive Branch?
a. The Cabinet
b. The Supreme Court
c. The President
d. The Secretary of State
e. The Vice President

3. What is the main job of the Vice President?
a. To drive the president around in his limousine.
b. The vice president acts as Commander and Chief of the U.S. armed forces.
c. To take over as president if the president dies or can no longer do the job of president.
d. To lead the cabinet meetings and take notes for the president.
e. To take part in parades and funerals.

4. What are some of the functions of the Executive Office of the President?
a. Advise the president on national security issues.
b. Brief the press on the president`s activities.
c. Assist the president in running the many responsibilities of the Executive Branch.
d. All of the above.
e. None of the above.

5. True or False: Each cabinet member must be approved by the U.S. Congress.

6. How many different Cabinet departments are there?
a. 4
b. 10
c. 100
d. 27
e. 15

7. Which of the following is not a requirement to become President of the United States?
a. You must be a natural born US Citizen
b. You must have lived in the United States for at least 14 years.
c. You must have the U.S. Constitution memorized by heart.
d. You must be at least 35 years old.

8. Which part of the Executive Branch votes to break a tie in the Senate?
a. Vice President
b. Secretary of State
c. The President
d. White House Head of Staff
e. The Cabinet

9. What is the maximum number of times one person can be elected president?
a. 1 time
b. 2 times
c. 3 times
d. 4 times
e. No limit, as long as they are elected by the people.

10. Which of the following is not a power of the president?
a. The power to veto legislation from congress.
b. The power to break a tie vote in the Senate.
c. The power to sign treaties with foreign nations.
d. The power to pardon criminals.
e. None of the above.

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