Government agency: Quiz

Question 1: Also, most of the 50 ________ have created similar government agencies.
MassachusettsU.S. stateColoradoConnecticut

Question 2: Most federal agencies are created by Congress through statutes called "________" which define the scope of an agency's authority.
U.S. stateOhioEnabling actUnited States

Question 3: A government agency is a permanent or semi-permanent organization in the machinery of government that is responsible for the oversight and administration of specific functions, such as an ________.
Inter-Services IntelligenceResearch and Analysis WingIntelligence agencySignals intelligence

Question 4: Examples of these agencies include the Department of Energy (DOE) and the ________ (IRS), which is a bureau of the Department of the Treasury.
Internal Revenue ServiceFairTaxTax protester (United States)Taxing and Spending Clause

Question 5: Independent agencies often function as miniature versions of the tripartite federal government with the authority to legislate (through the issuing, or "promulgation" of ________), to adjudicate disputes, and to enforce agency regulations (through enforcement personnel).

Question 6: From 1933, the ________ saw rapid growth in US federal agencies, the "alphabet agencies" as they were used to deliver new programs mandated by legislation, such as federal emergency relief.
National Recovery AdministrationGreat DepressionNew DealFranklin D. Roosevelt

Question 7: Although usage differs, a government agency is normally distinct both from a Department or Ministry, and other types of public body established by ________.

Question 8: Examples of independent agencies include the ________ (FCC), Federal Reserve Board, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
Mobile televisionUltra high frequencyFederal Communications CommissionCBS

Question 9: The United States ________ was founded[3] in 1800 and is, unusually, an agency of the legislative branch of government.
United States House of RepresentativesLibrary of CongressUnited States CongressUnited States Capitol

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