Study guide for pg. 838

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INSTITUTIONS OF THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, 2000 (Q)
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 1. Name the five levels of the U.S. government.
 2. Where is the federal government headquarters located?
 3. What other three names are used to refer to the federal government?
 4. Where is California's headquarters located?
 5. Where is the headquarters for Los Angeles County located?
 6. How many counties are there in California?
 7. What level of government is also referred to as the municipal government?
 8. At the city level, where is the headquarters for Los Angeles located?
 9. Name two districts that the Special District level represents?
10. How many various offices of the Special District are there in California?
11. What three levels of government are referred to as the local government?
12. Name the two houses of Congress.
13. How many U.S. senators are there?
14. How long is a U.S. senator's term of office?
15. How many representatives are there in the House of Representatives?
16. How long is U.S. representative's term of office?
17. Name the two houses of the State Legislature.
18. How many state senators are there in California?
19. How long is a state senator’s term of office?
20. How many members are there in California's state assembly?
21. How long is an assembly person’s term of office?
22. At the county level, how many members are on the Board of Supervisors?
23. How long is a supervisor’s term of office?
24. How many city council members are there in the city of Los Angeles?
25. How many members are there usually on a city council?
26. How many members are there on the Governing Board of the District at the district level?
27. How long does a board member serve?
28. Name the five levels of the legislative branch.
29. Name the three offices of the executive branch at the federal level.
30. Are there law enforcement agents at this level?
31. Name the two offices of the executive branch at the state level.
32. Are there law enforcement agents at this level?
33. Name the two offices of the executive branch at the county level.
34. Are there law enforcement agents at this level?
35. Name the two offices of the executive branch at the city level.
36. Are there law enforcement agents at this level?
37. What is the name of the fifth level of the executive branch of government?
38. Give an example of an administrative official at this level.
39. Name the five levels of the executive branch.
40. Which is the highest level court system in the United States?
41. How many chief justices are there at this level?
42. How many associate justices are there at this level?
43. What is the name of the court system at the state level?
44. How many chief justices are there at this level?
45. How many associate justices are there at this level?
46. What is the name of the court system at the county level?
47. *What was the name of the court system at the city level?
48. *To what court may decisions of special district administrators be taken?
49. What three levels make up the state court system?
50. How many levels are there in the judicial branch of government?
51. How many branches of government are there at the federal level?
52. How many branches of government are there at the state level?
53. How many branches of government are there at the county level?
54. How many branches of government are there at the city level?
55. How many branches of government are there at the special district level?
56. Name the three branches of government.
57. Who is the head of the executive branch at the federal level?
58. Who is second in command of the executive branch at the federal level?
59. Who is the head of the U.S. Supreme Court?
60. Who is the head of the State Supreme Court?