Unit II Sample Questions

Unit II Sample Questions - Unit II Sample Questions 1. 0The...

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Unit II Sample Questions 1. 0The principal reason that Republicans win a good number of national elections is that a0. eligible voters who are Democrats tend to vote in fewer numbers than do Republicans b0. working class voters are most likely to split tickets than are higher income groups c0. the Republicans do a better job than Democrats of recruiting voters d0. more voters are registered Republicans than Democrats e0. Republicans are better supported by PAC money than are Democrats 2. 0Which of the following groups have had the highest percentage of its members voting for Democratic candidates in recent presidential elections? a0. white southerners b0. blacks c0. Jews d0. blue-collar workers e0. Catholics 3. 0The most important influence in an individual’s political socialization if his or her a0. school b0. church c0. occupational group d0. family e0. local government 4. 0Public opinion polls are most likely to be accurate if a0. the candidate personally finances the poll b0. the polls are taken at least three weeks before the election c0. outspoken minorities are polled d0. the federal government sponsors the polls e0. a representative sample of voters is polled 5. 0All of the following tend to be characteristics of non-voters EXCEPT: a0. low income b0. little education c0. young (18-24) d0. non-church goers e0. non-white 6. 0Which of the following is the most important institutional block to voter turnout? a0. literacy tests b0. poll taxes c0. voter registration d0. mediocre candidates e0. polling sites far away from voter’s homes
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7. 0Which of the following groups is LEAST likely to vote? a0.
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