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POLI330 WEEK 1 QUIZ LATEST 2017
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Question 1

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 1) Anthropology applies most to political science based on which example?

People are born with predispositions towards conservative or liberal views.

People join groups because they have innate desires to be with others.

Many ruling families maintained power by passing down their authority from one generation to the next.

Power typically ends up with those with the most resources.

Chapter 1, page 6

Question 2

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 1) Which of the following did Machiavelli contribute to the study of politics?

Social contract theory

The role of power in politics

The role of wealth in society

The connection between race and politics

Chapter 1, page 7

Question 3

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 1) When people base their views on beliefs that may not be based in reality, they are behaving _____.

irrationally

rationally

politically

legitimately

Question 4

0 / 3 pts

(TCO 1) Which of the following best exemplifies sovereignty?

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

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 1) The notion that you respect the United States Congress, even though it is controlled by a party with which you do not agree, pertains to _____.

sovereignty

authority

legitimacy

monarchy

Question 6

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 1) A(n) _____ is an initial theory a researcher starts with to be proved with evidence.

quantify

hypothesis

qualify

empirical

Question 7

3 / 3 pts

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

reason

balance

theory

rationality

Question 8

0 / 3 pts

(TCO 1) Relating concepts in a way that connects them in an empirical manner is the basis of _____ building.

scholarship

theory

power

culture

Question 9

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 1) The subfield of _____ studies major thinkers and attempts to define the good polity.

public administration

comparative politics

public policy

political theory

Question 10

0 / 3 pts

(TCO 1) Which are both true for most political scientists?

They think practically and seek accuracy.

They seek popularity and are skeptical of power.

They offer single causes and think abstractly.

They are skeptical of power and offer long-term consequences.

 

 

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