poli330 week 3 - Quiz

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Question 1.1. (TCO 2) A(n) _____ is a political system without a monarch. (Points : 3)

institution

monarchy

state

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) The ability of courts to decide if laws are constitutional is referred to as _____. (Points : 3)

judicial review

judicial activism

judicial restraint

basic law

Question 8.8. (TCO 2) Though rare, a “true” democracy, is a system in which _____. (Points : 3)

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

Question 9.9. (TCO 2) The mass media in totalitarian states _____. (Points : 3)

show the system is functioning well under wise leaders, but practice a mildly critical attitude toward the official ideology

question the system, but still push the official ideology

show the system is functioning well under wise leaders, and sell the official ideology

question the system only in times of crisis, otherwise selling the official ideology

Question 10.10. (TCO 2) Describe the purpose of total control as relates to the image of the state. (Points : 3)

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

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