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Poli330 Week 1 Quiz 2017 (SCORE 100%)
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Question 1.1. (TCO 1) Aristotle’s view that humans live naturally in herds is most related to what explanation for political power? (Points : 3)

Biology

Psychology

Anthropology

Economics

Question 2.2. (TCO 1) The statement “Man is by nature a political animal” is attributed to _____. (Points : 3)

Niccolo Machiavelli

Seymour Martin Lipset

Mao Zedong

Aristotle

Question 3.3. (TCO 1) Which of the following explanations of power might examine the tolerance of individuals? (Points : 3)

Rational

Control

Authority

Culture

Question 4.4. (TCO 1) Which of the following best exemplifies sovereignty? (Points : 3)

The United States negotiating a trade agreement with Canada

The people of France acknowledging the authority of their president

Israel asserting jurisdiction over the Gaza Strip

President Obama having the support of the people who elected him

Question 5.5. (TCO 1) Issues related to a border dispute between the United States and Canada would relate to _____. (Points : 3)

sovereignty

authority

legitimacy

monarchy

Question 6.6. (TCO 1) The term for measuring with numbers is _____. (Points : 3)

quantify

hypothesis

qualify

empirical

Question 7.7. (TCO 1) When scholars consider various approaches to studying a given topic, they are most concerned with _____. (Points : 3)

reason

balance

theory

rationality

Question 8.8. (TCO 1) Which of the following is the best example of theory? (Points : 3)

People join groups because of an innate desire to be with others who have similar views.

Democratic governments last longer than nondemocratic governments.

Republicans are older than Democrats.

Corruption is rampant in government.

Question 9.9. (TCO 1) _____ is a subfield of political science. (Points : 3)

Public administration

Anthropology

Biology

Sociology

Question 10.10. (TCO 1) Which are both true for most politicians? (Points : 3)

They think practically and are skeptical of power.

They seek popularity and hold firm views.

They offer single causes and think abstractly.

They seek accuracy and offer long-term consequences.

 

 

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