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NAME_____________________________ AMERICAN GOVERNMENT (TENDLER) GOV 310 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS FALL 2007, EXAM 1 1. What characterizes an ideal democracy? a. Citizens vote for representatives to run the government b. Citizens participate directly in running the government c. Citizens are protected by a bill of rights d. None of the above 2. Separation of powers a. Refers to a separation between the national government and the state governments. b. Is enforced primarily by Congress c. Is the tactic of expressly specifying in a written constitution which powers individuals give up to the government d. Is a way of preventing government abuse by dividing power among branches of government 3. Another term for indirect democracy is a. Republic b. Monarchy c. Pluralism d. Oligarchy 4. Implied powers a. Are powers claimed by Congress as necessary to fulfill its constitutions duties even though not listed in the Constitution b. Have been a key means Congress has expanded its power over time, particularly over the states
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course GOV 310L taught by Professor Kieth during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas.

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