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POLI330 WEEK 3 QUIZ LATEST 2017
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Question 1

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 2) A(n) _____ is a political system without a monarch.

institution

monarchy

state

republic

Question 2

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 2) To Aristotle, the corrupt form of monarchy is _____.

democracy

tyranny

polity

oligarchy

Question 3

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 2) Which of the following might lead you to believe Great Britain has a quasiunitary system of government?

Scotland has gained autonomy over some policy areas.

Scotland remains under British control on all matters.

Great Britain has a federal system of government.

Great Britain has a confederal system of government.

Question 4

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 2) In a single-member district election, the winner receives a minimum of _____.

a plurality of the votes

50% of the votes

two-thirds of the votes

three-fourths of the votes

Question 5

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 2) If the Green Party receives 15% of the vote in a proportional system, which of the following is likely to happen?

The Green Party would receive no seats.

The Green Party would try to form a coalition with other parties.

The Green Party would attempt to gerrymander districts to its advantage.

The Green Party would demand a recount of the votes.

Question 6

3 / 3 pts

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

majoritarian

proportional

socialist

laissez-faire

Question 7

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 2) Judicial activism refers to _____.

liberal judges

conservative judges

judicial restraint by judges

willingness to override legislatures

Question 8

3 / 3 pts

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

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

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 2) Right-wing totalitarianism does not desire revolution; instead, it attempts to block _____.

a leftist revolution

ethnic turmoil

an Islamic fundamentalist movement

a libertarian revolution

Question 10

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 2) What are features of an all-encompassing ideology?

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

 

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