Exam+Questions+01 - Chapter 1 1. According to the textbook,...

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Chapter 1 1. According to the textbook, most Americans a. believe that politicians are wheelers-dealers. b. have negative attitude toward politics. c. think politicians use money to influence votes. d. All of these are correct. 2. In order to maintain democracy citizens must a. be informed and interested in politics. b. consider participation in politics as a duty and obligation. c. remained disillusioned with politics. d. Both a and b are correct. 3. Political Science a. is a discipline within social sciences. b. is a discipline within natural sciences. c. focuses on that aspect of human behavior involving power and authority. d. Both a and b . 4. The study of politics a. dates back to approximately 2,500 years ago. b. started in Rome. c. began in the United States with the arrival of German political scholars during the Second World War. d. commenced in the 1920s before the arrival of German political scholars in the United States. 5. Which statement is true about Socrates? a. He lived in Athens when monarchy was at its height in the fifth century BC. b. He lived in Sparta when democracy was at its height in the fifth century BC. c. He wrote the Politics . d. He was a noted oral historian and teacher and did not leave any works behind. 6. All of these are true about Plato’s Republic except a. A major portion of the book is devoted to a discussion of his concept of ideal state. b. Plato seeks to identify the components of a state that best achieve justice. c. He wrote the book to describe his worst political order. d. Plato argues that political justice is achieved when philosophers become kings. 7. Which statement is true about Aristotle? a. He is the author of the Politics . b. He was a student of Socrates. c. He founded the Academy. d. He tutored Pericles.
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8. What standard (s) did Aristotle use to distinguish governments of his time? a. Number of citizens who are entitled to rule. b.
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