Chapter 6 Practice Test

Chapter 6 Practice Test - Chapter 6 Practice Test 1. While...

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Chapter 6 Practice Test 1. While 80 percent of the people vote in many European elections, about ______ of the people typically vote in American presidential elections. a. 20 percent b. 25 percent c. 40 percent d. 50 percent e. 70 percent 2. In this country about ______ of the voting age population is registered to vote. a. One-eighth b. One-quarter c. One-half d. Two-thirds e. Ninety-five percent 3. Which of the following statements about the motor-voter law is accurate? a. It has enabled about 50 million more people to vote. b. It requires states to allow people to register to vote when applying for driver’s licenses. c. It took effect in 1993. d. It has changed the balance of registrants in favor of the Democrats. e. It allows illegal aliens and convicted felons to register to vote. 4. The most important changes in elections have included all of the following except a. Extension of suffrage to women. b. Extension of suffrage to African Americans. c. Extension of suffrage to eighteen-year-olds. d. Direct population election of Senators. e. Direct popular elections of Representatives in the House. 5. Initially, following passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, women… a. Voted as often as men, but generally in the same manner. b. Voted less often than men, but generally in the same manner. c. Voted more often than men, but generally in the same manner. d. Voted more often than men, but quite independently. e. Voted as often as men, but quite independently. 6. Which of the following statements is incorrect ? a.
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