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You can check your answers individually by clicking on the number after the question. Chapter 6: Public Opinion 1. Because there is no one "public," but rather many different publics, surveying public opinion actually means A. focusing on one identifiable opinion among all the competing ideas. B. describing the aggregate of individual attitudes shared by some portion of the adult population. C. identifying the issue where opinions can aggregate. D. surveying only influential individuals. CLICK ON THE NUMBER FOR THE CORRECT ANSWER: 1 2. General agreement among the citizenry on an issue is A. a consensus. B. divisive opinion. C. reconciliation. D. poll agreement. CLICK ON THE NUMBER FOR THE CORRECT ANSWER: 2 3. The following is an example of _________ opinion. "To reduce the threat of terrorism, would you be willing or not willing to allow government agencies to monitor the telephone calls and e-mail of ordinary Americans on a regular basis?" (Willing: 41%; Not willing: 52%. Don't know/No answer: 7%.) Top of Form B. divisive C. dubious D. favorable CLICK ON THE NUMBER FOR THE CORRECT ANSWER: 3 4. Private opinion becomes public opinion A. when that opinion, regardless of its subject matter, is publicly expressed. B. when it concerns public issues and is publicly expressed. C. when an individual is polled by a major polling organization. D. when it is not divisive.
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CLICK ON THE NUMBER FOR THE CORRECT ANSWER: 4 5. The transfer of political attitudes and beliefs A. is more likely to occur from children to the parents. B. is more likely to occur from parents to children.
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2011 for the course HIST 20487 taught by Professor Williams during the Spring '11 term at Florida A&M.

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