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POLI330 Week 1 Quiz

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.

POLI330 Week 2 Quiz

Question 1

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 6) Aristotle argued that the best political communities would be _____.

dominated by wealthy citizens

oligarchies

formed by elites

formed by citizens of the middle class

Question 2

0 / 3 pts

(TCO 6) Which of the following was of greatest concern to John Locke?

Freedom of speech for all

You Answered

Power residing with the proletariat

The right to property

Voting rights

Question 3

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 6) If _____ were alive, he might suggest that poor academic performance in schools could be attributed to a society that does not promote education and provides few resources devoted to schools.

John Locke

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Thomas Hobbes

Niccolo Machiavelli

Question 4

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 6) Which of the following would most likely be supported by the bourgeoisie?

Equality for all

A revolt by the proletariat

Minority rights

Conflict for economic gain

Question 5

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 6) Which statement best supports Marxist theories?

The United States provides ample opportunities for all who work hard.

Similarities exist between economies in both Europe and the United States.

Tax breaks will often create jobs, benefiting the working class.

Uneven benefits to corporations with few benefits for workers led to the economic crises in the early 2000s.

Question 6

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 6) Adam Smith is most associated with which concept?

Socialism

Modern liberalism

Classic liberalism

Communism

Question 7

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(TCO 6) Thomas Hill Green might agree with which of the following?

No one is forced to take a job he or she doesn’t like.

Unions are necessary to protect workers against business owners.

Taxes should benefit business owners because they allow owners to hire more workers.

Markets regulate themselves.

Question 8

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 6) Modern conservatism adopts elements of which of the following?

Economic views from Edmund Burke and social views from Adam Smith

Economic and social views from Adam Smith

Economic views from Adam Smith and social views from Thomas Hill Green

Economic views from Adam Smith and social views from Edmund Burke

Question 9

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 6) Libertarians would like the original thoughts of _____.

Karl Marx

Adam Smith

T. H. Green

Titoism

Question 10

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 6) _____ is an extreme form of nationalism.

Liberalism

Conservatism

Socialism

Fascism

POLI330 Week 3 Quiz

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

POLI330 Week 4 Quiz

Question 1

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 3) What group or groups do interest groups over represent?

The wealthy and specialized interest groups

Businesses and nonprofit organizations

The wealthy and businesses

The larger interest groups and specialized interest groups

Question 2

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 3) Why did the 2010 healthcare reform bill contain no provision for public insurance options?

The insurance industry blocked the Democrats' efforts for a public option.

The people had no desire for a public option.

Democrats were not interested in a public option.

Farmers, heavily invested in the insurance industry, blocked them

Question 3

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 3) A great deal of legislation originates in _____.

economic downturns

corporate boardrooms

specialized agencies

secret

Question 4

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 3) In countries where _____, the courts become an arena of interest-group contention

public defenders are unavailable

the rule of law is strong

judges have little power

the rule of law is weak

Question 5

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 3) By welcoming new groups into their ranks, parties _____.

rob those groups of their individual interests and concerns

give groups a pragmatic and psychological stake in the overall political system

establish a monocultural dependence on the party system

enhance political hegemony by disenfranchising voters outside of these groups

Question 6

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 3) Why does proportional representation (PR) allow and even encourage parties to split?

PR systems assign parliamentary seats in proportion to the percentage of votes in that district.

PR systems designate representation on a flat regional basis.

PR systems allow only a simple plurality to win.

Voters in PR systems tend to be less loyal to their parties.

Question 7

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 3) Today’s voters tend to be _____ loyal to their parties compared to the past.

more

less

similarly

equally

Question 8

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 3) _____ gives people a stake in election outcomes, and education raises levels of interest and sophistication.

Life in the suburbs

Family tradition

Nationalism

High income

Question 9

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 3) What was the relationship between African American voting rates and Barack Obama’s run for president?

African American voting rates rose to those of white voters as African American income and education levels rose.

African American voting rates unexpectedly remained far below those of white voters as African American income and education levels remained steady.

African American voting rates rose to those of Hispanic voters as African American income and education levels rose.

African American voting rates fell unexpectedly below those of white voters despite African American income and education levels rising.

Question 10

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 3) Why is it that in most of the world, cities have higher turnouts than rural areas?

Partly because those who live rurally tend to feel less enfranchised

Partly because urbanites have higher education levels on average

Partly because people who have lived in the same place are less likely to vote than are transients or newcomers

Partly because men tend to vote more than women

POLI330 Week 5 Quiz

Question 1

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 5) Because they were often at war, ambitious European monarchs desperately needed revenues. Some of them started calling assemblies of notables to levy taxes. In return for their “power of the purse,” these assemblies received a modest input into royal policies.Such were the beginnings of the _____.

American Congress

French Estates General

British Parliament

Swedish Riksdag

Question 2

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 5) Countries with limits on government have usually had feudal pasts, which suggests what about the dispersion of power?

Equal distribution of power is the only effective political structure.

Power must be distributed by the working class.

Power should be concentrated among the lower classes.

Dispersion of power is good and concentration of power is bad.

Question 3

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 5) In a parliamentary system, voters directly elect _____.

members of parliament and the prime minister

members of parliament and the ministerial cabinet

members of parliament only

the prime minister only

Question 4

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 5) Voters receive the most direct representation in which system?

Parliamentary

Presidential

Electoral

Coalition

Question 5

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 5) The head of ministry is equivalent to the _____ in the United States.

chief of government

head of state

departmental secretary

premier

Question 6

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 5) When it comes to electing officials, which factor matters the most to voters in both presidential and parliamentary elections?

Party affiliation

Political ideologies

Money invested in campaign

Personality

Question 7

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 4) Unlike natural law, positive law uses _____.

the spirit of the law to make determinations

books to reach conclusions

judicial sentencing to determine case outcomes

jury selection to manipulate judgment

Question 8

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 4) What is the U.S. Supreme Court ruling regarding state obligation to international treaties?

States maintain the right to select which treaties they will observe.

States have no obligation to observe international treaties.

States must observe international treaties ratified by the United States.

States must observe international treaties ratified by state legislatures.

Question 9

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 4) Who nominates and approves federal judges in the U.S. court system?

The president and the Senate

The Senate and the House

The President and speaker of the House

The Senate and the secretary of state

Question 10

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 4) Which of the following best articulates the stance of judicial restraint advocates?

Judicial review is the best and only true method of checking legislative power.

The court should practice restraint in cases in which legislative acts are presented for interpretation.

Only the executive branch can restrain the court, keeping the power of judicial review in balance with the other governing branches.

Only Congress should make public policy and, unless a legislative act clearly violates the Constitution, the law should stand.

POLI330 Week 6 Quiz

Question 1

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 7) Radicals use the term “political economy” instead of _____ to describe their critique of capitalism and the inequitable distribution of wealth among nations.

Marxism

laissez-faire

public choice

Keynesian

Question 2

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 7) Describe British economist John Maynard Keynes’ proposal to cure economic depressions.

Keynes suggested infusing the economy with government funds to promote spending.

Keynes advocated for “trickle-down” economic policies.

Keynes argued for stronger stimulus packages to corporations and small businesses.

Keynes proposed to cure depressions by dampening the swings of the business cycle.

Question 3

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 7) During the 1970s, critics developed this new term to describe inflation with stagnant economic growth.

Growth Slope

Quagmire

Stagflation

Recession

Question 4

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 7) Between 1965 and 1973, the percentage of Americans living below the poverty line _____.

doubled

greatly decreased

slightly increased

rapidly increased

Question 5

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 7) Which U.S. President is responsible for implementing the Food Stamp program nationwide?

John F. Kennedy

Lyndon B. Johnson

Richard Nixon

Jimmy Carter

Question 6

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 7) Which of the following is an increasing financial concern of the Medicare program?

The proportion of older people in American society is increasing steadily.

Every American citizen obtains Medicare on reaching age 65, regardless of class.

Economic inequality renders Medicare more necessary for some than for others.

Wealthy Americans are taking advantage of the Medicare system.

Question 7

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 7) Many Americans think the federal budget goes primarily toward welfare, which is _____.

absolutely true

somewhat exaggerated

not at all the case

slightly offensive

Question 8

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(TCO 7) Compare American and Canadian views on the size of government.

Americans believe the government is too small, and Canadians feel that government intrudes on individual privacy.

America and Canada are similar nations located in North America, and both Americans and Canadians feel that government is too large.

Americans and Canadians generally agree that government should be larger, funding welfare programs such as Medicaid and Food Stamps.

Many Americans believe government is too large, and Canadians recognize that government has a pivotal role to play and accept higher taxes.

Question 9

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 7) What was the poverty line in 2012?

$14,505

$17,060

$23,050

$26,750

Question 10

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 7) Many conservative economists argue that some banks are _____, because they would topple the rest of the economy with them.

inherently successful

too big to fail

destined for profit

practically invincible

POLI330 Week 7 Quiz

Question 1

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 9) Rarely the work of small bands and conspirators alone, _____ are usually the result of system collapse, which permits small but well-organized groups (often military) to take over.

erosions of legitimacy

acts of genocide

dictatorships

coups d’état

Question 2

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 9) Describe what can often happen in a changing society when, during times of prosperity, some people get rich faster than others.

Jealousy is aroused.

Politicians pay more attention to poverty.

The very poor revolt.

Economists become confused.

Question 3

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 9) How is high unemployment relevant to civil conflict?

Unemployed young men incline naturally to unrest.

The unemployed tend to be passive, keeping civil conflict at bay.

Unemployed mothers, desperate for their children, tend to take to the streets.

The unemployed tend to be uninformed about politics, and therefore rarely take part in civil conflict.

Question 4

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 9) What are the aims of terrorists via their calculated acts of terrorism?

To panic their enemies, to gain publicity and recruits, and to get the foe to overreact and drive more people to side with the terrorists

To destroy as much of the economic strength of a nation as possible

To kill national leaders

To kill their enemies, to gain recruits, and to get the UN to overreact and cause more people to side with the terrorists

Question 5

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 9) What is the crux of radical revolutionary thinking?

An economic plan to back up political ideas

Belief that it is possible to remake society

Belief that violence is the key to change

A purely ideological motive

Question 6

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(TCO 8) In theory, what is the role of foreign powers in relation to sovereign states?

You Answered

Foreign nations maintain satellite rule.

Foreign powers “keep their fingers” in the sovereign’s politics.

Foreign states have no business intruding on sovereign affairs.

Foreign powers provide financial aid in times of crisis.

Question 7

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 8) Most countries participate in _____, a largely capitalistic competition where goods, money, and ideas flow easily to wherever there are customers.

the world market

free-trade agreements

nontariff barriers

plurilateral agreements

Question 8

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 8) A big war with a definitive outcome often brings peace because _____.

relative power is clearly seen

power struggles are safely obscured

weaker powers are rendered impotent

larger powers rest satisfied

Question 9

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 8) Identify one major flaw in the current organization of the United Nations.

Larger nations maintain greater influence over world financial issues.

The organization receives support from the International Monetary Fund with no real way to repay those funds.

The U.N. has too much power and thus maintains strict authority over international security matters.

Permanent members of the Security Council maintain the right to veto anything they dislike.

Question 10

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(TCO 8) Evaluate the changing role of sovereignty in today’s international relations.

International relations have reinforced the notion of sovereignty.

Sovereignty is dwindling in the face of international law.

Weaker nations are losing sovereignty to larger, more powerful ones.

United States sovereignty has weakened due to the threat of terrorism.

 

 

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