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Week 7 quiz Question 1 of 10 Which regulatory branch of the federal government h

Week 7 quiz Question 1 of 10 Which regulatory branch of the federal government has the greatest influence on policy for the mass media? A. Central Intelligence Agency B. Federal Election Commission C. Federal Communications Commission D. Ministry of Communications Question 2 of 10 Which statement about social and economic policy is the most accurate? A. Social and economic policies are clearly independent of each other. B. Being a free society, the U.S. only has economic policies and isn't involved in the social order. C. It can be difficult to distinguish between social and economic policy, such as providing cash and food assistance to poor Americans. D. Healthcare policy is neither a social nor an economic policy. Question 3 of 10 Which stage of the policy process entails putting a new law into action? A. implementation B. formulation C. agenda-setting D. evaluation Question 4 of 10 From which source of tax revenue does most federal funding come? A. payroll taxes B. corporate taxes C. individual income taxes D. excise taxes Question 5 of 10 “Corporate welfare” is typically opposed by each of the following groups except: A. fiscal conservatives B. liberal Democrats C. business executives D. libertarians Question 6 of 10 What is the term used to broadly categorize most policies based on their goals or the sector of society they affect? A. analysts B. arenas C. makers D. evaluators Question 7 of 10 Which is the correct ordering of the policymaking process? A. agenda-setting, policy formulation, implementation, evaluation B. mobilization, action, reaction C. policy formulation, evaluation, implementation, agenda-setting D. crisis, accommodation, feedback, resolution, crisis Question 8 of 10 Which policy type led to the construction of the Hoover Dam? A. redistributive B. distributive C. social D. justice Question 9 of 10 To what does the term “public policy” refer? A. laws passed by Congress B. executive orders from the president C. Supreme Court decisions D. all governmental programs, rules, and courses of action Question 10 of 10 What is a side effect of a policy that may be detrimental to the policy's intentions, such as lower tax revenues from a steep tax rate increase? A. incomplete policy B. reverse results C. unintended consequence D. none of the above


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