Quiz 1 - 1. The newest federal cabinet department is...

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1. The newest federal cabinet department is Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. Education. 2. Veterans Affairs. 3. Homeland Security. 4. Health and Human Services. Score: 1/1 2. Someone who values minimal government is known as a Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. socialist. 2. liberal. 3. traditional conservative. 4. libertarian. Score: 1/1 3. Since the 1960s, Americans’ trust in their government generally has Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. fallen sharply. 2. remained fairly stable.
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Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 3. fallen slightly. 4. risen slightly. Score: 1/1 4. Which of the following is not a consequence of the decline in trust toward government? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. The government is unable to attract good workers into the public sector. 2. People are less willing to pay the taxes necessary for public activities. 3. Distrust weakens government’s ability to help people in times of crisis. 4. All of the above are consequences of a decline in trust. Score: 1/1 5. Which of the following has been involved in major corporate misconduct in recent years? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. Enron 2. All of the above 3. PetCo 4. IBM
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Score: 1/1 6. The belief that you can influence how your government acts is called Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. autocracy. 2. saliency. 3. popular sovereignty. 4. political efficacy. Score: 1/1 7. The decline of political efficacy results from Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. the decline in political knowledge. 2. the decline in active participation in public debates. 3. the belief that citizens cannot affect what happens in government. 4. all of the above. Score: 1/1 8.
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Which of the following is not a reason given to explain the increased apathy in American citizens? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. the perception that government is out of touch with public opinion 2. an increase in the knowledge of how government operates 3. a decline in citizens’ understanding about politics 4. the increasing belief that people cannot make a difference in politics Score: 1/1 9. Survey data shows that the level of Americans’ political knowledge is Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. high regarding history but low regarding governmental processes. 2. uniformly high. 3. high concerning current events but low concerning historical facts. 4. distressingly low. Score: 1/1
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10. What aspect of citizenship was most important for the ancient Greeks? Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. military service 2. voting 3. talking and debating 4. holding office Score: 1/1 11. In order to be a good citizen, it is most critical to possess Student Response Correct Answer Feedback 1. strongly held convictions. 2. money.
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Quiz 1 - 1. The newest federal cabinet department is...

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