Pad599 Essay

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Public Administration Capstone Test Competency Assessment
Instructions
This assessment consist of 50 multiple choice questions that cover all of the courses in the program. The first 6 questions cover the material in PAD 500. The second 6 questions cover the material in PAD 505. The next 7 questions cover the material in PAD 510. The next 6 questions cover the material in PAD 515. The next 6 questions cover the material in PAD 520. The next 7 questions cover the material in PAD 525. The next 6 questions cover the material in PAD 530. The last 6 questions cover the material in PAD 540.
Question 1
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A process-oriented definition of "democracy" emphasizes
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the ways in which government
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needs to be sensitive to the ethical and moral issues surrounding public service.
Question 7
About half of all local government revenue is obtained from the ______.
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property tax
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property tax
Question 8
State and local governments typically utilize
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decentralized, need-based purchasing processes.
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central purchasing offices
Question 9
Fiscal policy is concerned principally with
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the impact of government taxation and expenditures of the economy.
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the impact of government taxation and expenditures of the economy.
Question 10
An example of "clientele support" is
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When the budget officer enjoys the support of the chief executive.
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the American Association of Retired Persons' lobbying of Congress in support of Social Security Administration budgets.
Question 11
A grant by the federal government to a state or locality may be in the form of a block grant, which is
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funding provided for a general program or functional area.
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funding provided for a general program or functional area.
Question 12
The practice by chief executives of state and federal governments

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