POLI330 WEEK 3 QUIZ LATEST 2018

  

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Question 1

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 2) Hereditary rule by one person is known as _____.

a monarchy 

a republic 

institutionalization

a state

Question 2

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 2) According to Aristotle, democracy is the _____ form of government by _____.

corrupt; one 

corrupt; a few 

corrupt; many 

legitimate; many

Question 3

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 2) The idea that American states serve as “laboratories of democracy” is an advantage of _____ systems of government.

unitary 

confederal 

federal 

proportional 

Question 4

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 2) In _____, representatives are elected based on their party’s percentage of the vote.

proportional representative systems 

majoritarian systems

single-member districts 

multimember districts

Question 5

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 2) An advantage of a proportional representation system of government would be _____.

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

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 2) Welfare states tend to have which of the following combinations of state ownership and welfare benefits?

High levels of state ownership and high levels of welfare benefits 

High levels of state ownership but low levels of welfare benefits 

Low levels of state ownership and high levels of welfare benefits 

Low levels of state ownership and low levels of welfare benefits

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) _____ states regularly use organized terror and violence against their citizens to maintain control and achieve their goals.

Authoritarian 

Transitional 

Oligarchic 

Totalitarian

Question 10

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 2) Describe the purpose of total control as relates to the image of the state.

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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    • POLI330 Week 3 Quiz Latest 2018

      Question 1

      3 / 3 pts

      (TCO 2) Hereditary rule by one person is known as _____.

      a monarchy

      a republic

      institutionalization

      a state

      Question 2

      3 / 3 pts

      (TCO …