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Congressional oversight: Quiz


Question 1: Oversight[2] is an implied rather than an enumerated power under the ________.
United States ConstitutionUnited StatesElectoral College (United States)United States Congress

Question 2: Congressional oversight refers to oversight by the ________ of the Executive Branch, including the numerous U.S. federal agencies.
United States Senate111th United States Congress110th United States CongressUnited States Congress

Question 3: The ________ made legitimate the oversight powers of Congress, subject to constitutional safeguards for civil liberties, on several occasions.
United States ConstitutionUnited States courts of appealsUnited States CongressSupreme Court of the United States

Question 4: [1] Congress exercises this power largely through its ________ system.
Dirksen Senate Office BuildingUnited States SenateUnited States congressional conference committeeUnited States congressional committee

Question 5: There was little discussion of the power to oversee, review, or investigate executive activity at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 or later in the ________, which argued in favor of ratification of the Constitution.
Alexander HamiltonFederalist PapersUnited States ConstitutionJames Madison


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