POLI330 Week 3 Quiz-March 2017

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1. (TCO 2) What is the term for the absence of government? (Points : 3)
Socialism
Anarchy
Statism
Republic



Question 2.
2. (TCO 2) According to Aristotle, democracy is the _____ form of government by _____. (Points : 3)
corrupt; one
corrupt; a few
corrupt; many
legitimate; many



Question 3.
3. (TCO 2) The idea that American states serve as “laboratories of democracy” is an advantage of _____ systems of government. (Points : 3)
unitary
confederal
federal
proportional



Question 4.
4. (TCO 2) Electoral systems that elect one person per district are known as _____. (Points : 3)
multimember districts
majoritarian systems
single-member districts
proportional districts



Question 5.
5. (TCO 2) An advantage of a proportional representation system of government would be _____. (Points : 3)
a strong two-party system
the ability to draw districts to favor the majority party
representation of minor parties
the ability of the central government to provide benefits to the populations



Question 6.
6. (TCO 2) A _____ system practices both state ownership and extensive welfare benefits. (Points : 3)
socialist
statist
welfare
laissez-faire



Question 7.
7. (TCO 2) Judicial activism refers to _____. (Points : 3)
liberal judges
conservative judges
judicial restraint by judges
willingness to override legislatures



Question 8.
8. (TCO 2) Which type of regime has a free media, competitive elections, and protected civil liberties? (Points : 3)
Democratic
Transitional
Authoritarian
Totalitarian



Question 9.
9. (TCO 2) Right-wing totalitarianism does not desire revolution; instead, it attempts to block _____. (Points : 3)
a leftist revolution
ethnic turmoil
an Islamic fundamentalist movement
a libertarian revolution



Question 10.
10. (TCO 2) What are features of an all-encompassing ideology? (Points : 3)
An official theory of history and economics, a portrayal of the world in black-and-white terms, and acceptance of an imperfect society
An official theory of history and economics, a portrayal of the world in black-and-white terms, and claims of a perfect society
An eclectic sense of history and economics, a portrayal of the world in complex terms, and claims of a perfect society
An official theory of history and economics, a portrayal of the world in complex terms, and claims of a perfect society

POLI330 Week 3 Quiz-March 2017
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