Unit 2 Interactions Among Branches of Government Practice Test 2023

AP Government and Politics Exam: Unit 2 Interactions Among Branches of Government (1. The Legislative Branch 2. The Executive Branch and the Bureaucracy 3. The National Judiciary) Practice Test 2023.

Unit 2 covers three essential areas, all of which are crucial to understanding how the different branches of government work together:

  1. The Legislative Branch: Roll up your sleeves and delve into the ins and outs of Congress, where laws are made and the magic happens!
  2. The Executive Branch and the Bureaucracy: Get ready to scrutinize the power players, including the President and the vast bureaucratic machine that keeps the gears of government turning.
  3. The National Judiciary: Last but not least, immerse yourself in the world of the Supreme Court and the entire federal court system, where justice is served and the Constitution reigns supreme.

Unit 2 Interactions Among Branches of Government

This riveting practice test features a total of 30 mind-stimulating items in Section 1, all presented as multiple-choice questions. You’ll tackle a wide range of topics, from the nuances of lawmaking to the subtleties of executive authority, and from the impact of landmark court cases to the ever-evolving landscape of checks and balances.

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Unit 1 AP Government and Politics Practice Test

AP Government and Politics Practice Test
Unit 1: Foundations of American Democracy

(1. Constitutional Foundations
2. Federalism)
Total Items: 20
Section: 1 - Multiple Choice
Time Limit: N/A

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Prohibited powers are powers that are denied to both the national and state governments. These denied powers are found in

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Federalism as a form of government has many disadvantages. A major disadvantage of federalism is

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Which of the following has the fewest “strings” attached when it comes to spending government monies?

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Which of the following is true about federalism?

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The president most responsible for the implementation of new federalism was

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Cooperative federalism can best be described as

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Which of the following is NOT a concurrent power of national and state governments?

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Article IV of the United States Constitution addresses which of the following relationships between the states?

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McCulloch v. Maryland (1819) was an important Supreme Court case involving federalism because

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A major strength of federalism lies in the fact that it promotes both national and state activities in which of the following manners?

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Amending the Constitution is a multi-step process. Which of the following steps are required to amend the Constitution?

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The Bill of Rights includes

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The Supreme Court’s decision in Marbury v. Madison (1803)

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Those who support the pluralist theory of democracy believe that

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Slavery and the taxation of exports were important topics to the Founding Fathers. Which compromise describes how the Founding Fathers resolved both of these issues?

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Which of the following was NOT a weakness of government under the Articles of Confederation?

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Compared to government under the Articles of Confederation, the Constitution

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The original purpose of the Constitutional Convention was to

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Which of the following documents best describes a government based on unity, natural rights, and the social contract theory?

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Which of the following is the best example of checks and balances as it functions today?

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