poli330 quiz - all correct

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Question 1. Question : (TCO 2) Hereditary rule by one person is known as _____.

Student Answer: a monarchy

a republic

institutionalization

a state

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4, page 54

Points Received: 3 of 3

Comments:

Question 2. Question : (TCO 2) According to Aristotle, democracy is the _____ form of government by _____.

Student Answer: corrupt; one

corrupt; a few

corrupt; many

legitimate; many

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4, page 54

Points Received: 3 of 3

Comments:

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

Student Answer: unitary

confederal

federal

proportional

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4, page 59

Points Received: 3 of 3

Comments:

Question 4. Question : (TCO 2) Electoral systems that elect one person per district are known as _____.

Student Answer: multimember districts

majoritarian systems

single-member districts

proportional districts

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4, pages 61–62

Points Received: 3 of 3

Comments:

Question 5. Question : (TCO 2) Why are coalitions among parties seldom necessary in the United States?

Student Answer: Because elections are held in multimember districts

Because elections usually produce more than two viable candidates

Because elections are held in single-member districts with plurality winners

Because of the multiparty system in the United States

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4, page 62

Points Received: 3 of 3

Comments:

Question 6. Question : (TCO 2) In a _____ system, the government owns little or no industry and redistributes little in welfare programs.

Student Answer: majoritarian

proportional

socialist

laissez-faire

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4, page 64

Points Received: 3 of 3

Comments:

Question 7. Question : (TCO 2) Judicial activism refers to _____.

Student Answer: liberal judges

conservative judges

judicial restraint by judges

willingness to override legislatures

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 5, page 72

Points Received: 3 of 3

Comments:

Question 8. Question : (TCO 2) Though rare, a “true” democracy, is a system in which _____.

Student Answer: all citizens meet periodically to elect officials

all citizens meet periodically to elect officials and personally enact laws

popular accountability is common, but political competition is extremely limited

the wealthy almost always have greater influence than the poor

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 6, pages 85–86.

Points Received: 3 of 3

Comments:

Question 9. Question : (TCO 2) _____ states regularly use organized terror and violence against their citizens to maintain control and achieve their goals.

Student Answer: Authoritarian

Transitional

Oligarchic

Totalitarian

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 6, page 93–97

Points Received: 3 of 3

Comments:

Question 10. Question : (TCO 2) Describe the purpose of total control as relates to the image of the state.

Student Answer: To reveal the state as a genuine and open entity

To excuse the state’s invasive and/or violent political measures

To convey to the citizens a perception of only everyday order

To convey to visitors a perception of nearly perfect order

Instructor Explanation: Chapter 6, pages 94–95

Points Received: 3 of 3

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