U.S. History : History from 1945-Present

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for U.S. History

varsity tutors app store varsity tutors android store

Example Questions

Example Question #5 : Us History

The current mandate of the Secret Service is to _______________.

Possible Answers:

investigate financial crimes

to provide oversight for other national security agencies

ensure the safety of current and former U.S leaders

ensure the safety of current and former U.S leaders and to investigate financial crimes

Correct answer:

ensure the safety of current and former U.S leaders and to investigate financial crimes

Explanation:

Currently, the Secret Service has a specifically two-pronged mandate: to investigate financial crimes and to protect government leaders, both current and former. The Secret Service used to investigate all manner of federal crimes, but has had its scope limited by the introduction of other federal policing agencies like the FBI, ATF, and IRS.

Learning Tools by Varsity Tutors