96AP9D - APGOVTTESTInterestGroups November13,1996 DBLOCK

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AP GOVT TEST – Interest Groups ___________________ November 13, 1996 D BLOCK NAME 11 multiple choice. One essay 1. An interest group is most likely to have influence in Congress when the issue at stake a. is narrow in scope and low in public visibility b. is part of the President's legislative package c has been dramatized by the media d. engages legislators' deeply held convictions e. divides legislators along party lines. 2. The "revolving door" between government and business raises the possibility of a. poor communications b. revenue sharing c. conflicts of interest d. ticket splitting e. ineffective lobbying 3. The membership of special interest groups reveals that I the wealthier you are, the more likely you are to be in special interest group II the better educated you are, the more likely you are to be in a special interest group III the younger you are, the more likely you are to be in a special interest group a. I b. II c. I and II d. II and III e. I and III 4. What is NOT a reason that Federal Express has been so successful getting its way in Washington? a. It has used spare planes to curry goodwill with legislators -- such as by flying hay to drought- stricken areas. b. It has hired popular former legislators to serve on its board of directors c. It has flown senators around on its corporate jets d. It has a large, well-financed PAC arm e. It has persuaded its unions to join with it in lobbying
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This note was uploaded on 09/10/2008 for the course GOV 101 taught by Professor Cooper during the Fall '08 term at University of Oregon.

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96AP9D - APGOVTTESTInterestGroups November13,1996 DBLOCK

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