Final Exam Review


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The Final Examination has 40 multiple-choice questions. The questions on the final are taken from the textbook and the online materials. The following review is comprehensive. That means that if you see it here, you'll see it on the test. If you don't see it here, you're not responsible for it. Good luck on the final. Let me know if you have questions.

  1. federal system

  2. full faith and credit clause

  3. privileges and immunities clause

  4. extradition

  5. Which branch of the government is concerned with law making?

  6. Which branch of the government is concerned with law interpreting?

  7. Which branch of the government is concerned with law enforcing?

  8. Who is the most powerful member of the House of Representatives?

  9. Who is the most powerful member of the Senate?

  10. joint committee

  11. jurisdiction

  12. judicial review

  13. original jurisdiction

  14. civilian supremacy

  15. x

  16. x

  17. x

  18. x

  19. x

  20. x

  21. How often do regular sessions of the Texas legislature occur?

  22. weak executive

  23. What is probably the most important executive power of the governor?

  24. The traditional Texas fiscal policy is the achievement of a balanced budget through _____ taxes and _____ levels of public spending. (low, high)

  25. What is the area of governmental policy that deals with taxation and spending?

  26. When does the fiscal year in Texas begin and end?

  27. As a citizen, how are you most likely to participate in the judicial process?

  28. jurisdiction

  29. What is the most visible special district in Texas?

  30. What are the tax sources for Texas cities?

  31. What is the status of counties under the Texas Constitution?

  32. Who is responsible for adopting the county’s budget and setting the property tax rate?

  33. special district

  34. What are the qualifications to run for the Texas legislature?

  35. At what point in the legislative process do citizens have an opportunity to provide testimony regarding a bill?

  36. Of the following, which is most important in determining the level of state services available to Texans?  Initiatives by the governor, pressures from interest groups, decision by agency boards or administrators, or spending directives by the legislature.

  37. Which courts are considered the chief trial courts in Texas?

  38. The state budget period is for how many years?

  39. x

  40. x



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