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Democratic Theory Test


  1. 2: Arguments to support the idea that the U.S. does not have an elitist government include all of the following except:
    1. The U.S. has many different minorities, not just one.
    2. The U.S. has a government where minorities rule.
    3. The U.S. government is decentralized.
    4. In the U.S., all groups have equal influence on government decisions.

 

  1. 2: This 1787 plan for the new Constitution of the United States, which would replace the failed Articles of Confederation, was directly opposed to the Virginia Plan:
    1. Connecticut Compromise
    2. New Jersey Plan
    3. Delaware Conclusion
    4. Great Compromise

 

  1. 2: Which of the following does not distinguish pluralism from majoritarianism?
    1. Pluralism does not demand much knowledge from citizens in general.
    2. Pluralism seeks to limit majority action.
    3. Pluralism suggests that a small group make all decisions.
    4. Pluralism relies on a decentralized government structure.

 

  1. 2: The difference between a pluralist democracy and elite theory is:
    1. elite theory is based on the idea of interest groups
    2. Pluralist theory is based on the idea that a small group of people makes most of the important government decisions
    3. elite theory describes a government that operates in an undemocratic fashion
    4. pluralist theory defines government conflict in terms of a minority versus the majority

 

  1. 2: The Procedural View of Democracy includes all of the following except:
    1. Majority Rule
    2. Universal Participation
    3. Government responsiveness to public opinion
    4. Decentralization of Power

 

  1. 2: Which of the following is not part of the democratic theory of democracy?
    1. All citizens participate
    2. Each citizen has one vote
    3. Each citizen is represented by a group
    4. The total group's opinion is represented

 

  1. 2: During the founding days of the United States, government was marked by a loose confederation of states. The failure of this system, which brought about the development of our federalist system, was related to the fact that
    1. no outline was given as to how many votes were needed to approve of important issues like war and taxation
    2. the national government consistently overstepped its boundaries in regards to power and the states
    3. there was a lack of emphatic support for a government that lacked a strong, centralized national government
    4. no power was given to the national government to tax which made the national government dependent on the states

 

  1. 2: Which is not one of the four political principles embodied in the Constitution of the United States?
    1. Socialism
    2. Republicanism
    3. Federalism
    4. Separation of powers

 

  1. 2: What was the turning point in american cold-war foreign policy
    1. the spanish-american war
    2. the korean war
    3. the cuba missile crisis
    4. the vietnam conflict

 

  1. 2: What are the principles of procedural democracy
    1. universal participation and political equality
    2. majority rule.
    3. social equality
    4. A and B

 

  1. 2: Richard Nixon resigned before what branch of government was going to vote for impeachment?
    1. The House of Representatives
    2. The Senate
    3. The Department of Justice
    4. The Supreme Court

 

  1. 2: Which of the following is NOT a principle of the procedural democratic theory?
    1. universal participation
    2. majority rule
    3. minority rights
    4. political equality

 

  1. 2: Which of the following does not support the pluralist model of government?
    1. filibuster
    2. judicial review
    3. referendum
    4. interest groups

 

  1. 2: The type of democracy most compatible with minority rule is
    1. pluralist
    2. procedural
    3. constitutional
    4. direct

 

  1. 2: Which of the following is not a principle of procedural democracy?
    1. Universal Participation
    2. Political Equality
    3. Minority Rule
    4. Government Responsiveness to Public Opinion

6 комментариев:

  1. 1. B
    2. B
    3. C
    4. C
    5. D
    6. C
    7. D
    8. A
    9. C
    10. D
    11. B
    12. C
    13. C
    14. A
    15. C

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  2. 1) B
    2) B
    3) C
    4) C
    5) D
    6) C
    7) D
    8) A
    9) C
    10) D
    11) B
    12) C
    13) C
    14) A
    15) C

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  3. 1) B
    2) B
    3) C
    4) С
    5) D
    6) C
    7) D
    8) A
    9) C
    10) D
    11) B
    12) C
    13) C
    14) A
    15) C

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  4. 1. B
    2. B
    3. C
    4. C
    5. А
    6. C
    7. D
    8. A
    9. C
    10. D
    11. B
    12. C
    13. C
    14. A
    15. C

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  5. 1. B
    2. D
    3. C
    4. C
    5. D
    6. C
    7. D
    8. A
    9. C
    10. D
    11. A
    12. C
    13. A
    14. A
    15. C

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  6. answers:
    1 B
    2 D
    3C
    4C
    5 D
    6 C
    7 D
    8 A
    9 C
    10. D
    11. A
    12 C
    13 A
    14 A
    15 C

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