GOVT 462 Quiz 2

GOVT 462 Quiz 2 Liberty University Answers

Updated 2017

  1. Consider again the Historical Tables, and specifically, Table 4.1 – Outlays by Agency: 1962-2016. What is the total estimated outlay for 2012?
  2. Consider again the Historical Tables, and specifically, Table 1.1 – Summary of Receipts, Outlays, and Surpluses or Deficits (-): 1789-2016. What is the 2012 estimate of surplus or deficit (-)?
  3. What is the nature of the US Statues at Large?
  4. What is the nature of the Congressional Budget Resolution which Congress must submit by law on or before April 16thof each year?
  5. What is the structure and organization of the federal budget when submitted to Congress by the President?
  6. Which of the following identifies the role of federal government agencies?
  7. Which of the following does not correctly identify the differences between “discretionary spending” and “mandatory spending”?
  8. What is the significance of the 1946 Legislative Reorganization Act [Pub. L 79-601, 60 Stat. 812]?
  9. Why do the majority of federal agencies and bureaus operate under the oversight of the Executive Branch?
  10. Navigate to the FY2012 Financial Services Appropriations Bill and answer the following question: What is the total amount of appropriations for FY2012 for the Internal Revenue Service; Taxpayer Services located under Title I: Department of Treasury?
  11. Which of the following does not characterize the function or nature of a standing committee?
  12. Consider the Department of Defense. What is the Department’s base budget for FY2012?
  13. What is the structure and organization of the federal budget when submitted by Congress for the President’s consideration?
  14. What is the general difference in function between an “authorization committee” and an “appropriations committee”?
  15. The annual budget resolution establishes spending and revenue levels for five fiscal years among 20 major functional categories. Nevertheless, these very broad categories of budget priorities do not have exact correspondences with the appropriation subcommittees. Which budget act allows for budget allocation among subcommittees?
  16. Consider the Department of Agriculture. What is this Department’s discretionary budget request for FY2012?
  17. What is the nature of the U.S. Code?
  18. What is the nature of the Federal Register?
  19. Once the budget resolution is passed by Congress, what is the role of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees?
  20. Consider the Historical Tables, and specifically, Table 4.1-Outlays by Agency: 1962-2016. In 2012, which Department or other unit will have the largest estimated outlay?
  21. Navigate to the FY2012 Financial Services Appropriations Bill and answer the following question: What is the total amount of appropriations for FY2012 for the Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Salaries and Expenses located under Title I: Department of the Treasury?
  22. What is the difference between legislation and regulation?
  23. What is the nature of the Code of Federal Regulations?
  24. Consider again the Historical Tables, and specifically, Table 15.4-Total Government Expenditures by Major Category of Expenditure: 1948-2010. In 2010, what was the total expenditure for Social Security and Medicare?
  25. Which of the following is not a significant aspect of the US Government Manual published annually?
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