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1. Measures of an interest group's cohesion include all of the following except Student Response Value A.the ability of the group to get its members to contact officials quickly. B.whether its members are highly motivated. C.the ability to defeat a candidate. D.the ability of the group to get new members in a relatively short period of time. 100% E.the ability of the group to get its members to contribute extra money when needed. Score: 0.5/0.5 2. In Madison's view, a multitude of interests Student Response Value A.creates a tyranny. B.endangers the interests of minorities. C.encourages factionalism and discontent among the citizenry. D.works to discourage the formation of an oppressive majority interest. 100% E.places a stranglehold on the system of checks and balances. Score: 0.5/0.5
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3. The most numerous types of interest groups in the United States are Student Response Value A.social interest groups. B.environmental interest groups. C.liberal interest groups. D.economic interest groups. 100% E.public-interest interest groups. Score: 0.5/0.5 4. An interest that is not recognized or represented by an interest group is a Student Response Value A.rational incentive. B.latent interest. 100% C.public benefit. D.common interest. E.free rider. Score: 0.5/0.5 5. Legislation to reform the regulation of federal lobbying in 1995 resulted in all of the following except
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Student Response Value A.a lobbyist was defined as someone who spent more than 20 percent of his or her working time lobbying Congress or the executive branch. B.religious groups had to register as lobbyists. 100% C.lobbyists had to produce semiannual reports. D.an accompanying move was made to limit gifts to members of Congress. E.lobbyists were forced to register. Score: 0.5/0.5 6. Interest groups attain a reputation for being powerful through all of the following except Student Response Value A.their financial resources. B.their membership size. C.charismatic leadership. D.their willingness to formally link themselves to a specific party. 100% E.cohesiveness. . Score: 0.5/0.5 7. Which of the following is true?
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Student Response Value A.After 9/11 Saudi Arabia virtually ceased all lobbying efforts in the United States. B.Although foreign corporations are allowed to lobby Congress, they are forbidden by law from hiring former members of Congress to lobby on their behalf. C.International and multinational corporations spend millions of dollars each year on lobbying in the United States to influence the government. 100% D.One of the most controversial instances of lobbying in recent years involved the actions taken by China to buy the operations at six U.S. ports. E.While many foreign nations attempt to influence policy and spending decisions in the United States, they typically choose to use their own citizens as lobbyists rather than using American lobbying firms. Score:
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