Diagnostic Quiz 13 - Question What is the definition of...

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Question: What is the definition of authority? Student answered: a) It is the use of force by an individual or group in order to achieve desired objectives. Correct answer: b) It is the use of power by government where the exercise of that power is seen as legitimate by those who are subject to it. Question: What is pluralism? Student answered: d) The theory that government power can be effectively checked by the proliferation of competing interest groups. Correct answer: d) The theory that government power can be effectively checked by the proliferation of competing interest groups. Question: What is the definition of a nation-state? Student answered: c) a government that is able to institute a tax system that is seen as legitimate by most of the population Correct answer: a) a government that lays claim to specific territories, legitimates its authority by means of a legal system, and supports its rule by the control of armed forces Question: Popular confidence in government among Americans reached an all-time low in 1994. Since then, the level of reported trust has increased steadily. According to social scientists, why do more Americans trust government now than in the past? Student answered: c) The government today is just more trustworthy than in the past. Correct answer: b) Confidence in government rose in the wake of the attacks of September 11, 2001. Question: What are the three rights associated with the growth of citizenship? Student answered: d) civil, human, and animal rights Correct answer: a) civil, political, and social rights Question: When and why did women win the vote in most Western countries? Student answered: a) The vote was given to women in the general wave of social reforms that followed World War II.
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