Trivia Answers - March 2016

Presidential Authority 1. Which president has issued the most executive orders during his time in office? a) Franklin D. Roosevelt b) Ronald Reagan c) Barack Obama 2. Which of the following large policy changes have been the result of presidential executive orders? a) Louisiana Purchase b) Desegregation of public schools c) Freeing of slaves during Civil War d) Internment of Japanese-Americans after the attack on Pearl Harbor e) All of the above 3. The grant of “executive power” is found in _____of the U.S. Constitution a) Article I, Section 8 b) Article II, Section 1 c) Article II, Section 4 Campaign Finance 1. In 2010, The Supreme Court decided that limiting corporate spending on political campaigns is a violation of free speech rights in which court case? a. Buckley v. Valeo b. Citizens United v. FEC c. Brown v. Board of Education 2. In what year was the Federal Election Commission (FEC) launched? a) 1975 b) 1983 c) 1990 3. Which legislation required full reporting of campaign contributions and expenditures, limited spending on ads and began federal public financing of presidential elections? a) The Publicity Act b) The Tillman Act c) Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA)