POLS001 - Ideology Quiz Paper Assignment

POLS001 - Ideology Quiz Paper Assignment - quiz? (Hint: You...

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POLS001 – Summer 2010 Prof. Jackson Paper 2 – DUE in class AND online at turnitin.com Wednesday, June 16 th (25 pts) 1. Go to the following website and take the “World’s Smallest Political Quiz”: http://www.theadvocates.org/quiz.html 2. Print out the page with your score. 3. On a separate page, write a 2-3 page reflection on the quiz: ± Were the results surprising to you? ± Do you think the quiz accurately measured your political ideology? ± What do you think about the set of questions the quiz asks? ± Are there other questions that you think might give a different or better measure of political ideology? What questions would you add or substitute, and why? ± Who is the website sponsor? How might this affect the validity of the
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Unformatted text preview: quiz? (Hint: You will need to explore the website a little bit to find out about the sponsoring organization.) Thinking about your political ideology: ± What do you think have been the main influences on your political opinions? ± How certain do you feel about your views? Are you relatively “set” in your ideology, or do you feel like your political views are still evolving? ± Are your views consistent across different issues, or are you liberal on some issues and conservative on others? How useful do you think ideology is as a summary measure of someone’s political opinions? 4. Turn in a hard copy of your paper in class, AND upload to www.turnitin.com ....
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