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Quiz 2 practice questions 1. Franchise means A) the right to vote. B) retrospective voting. C) voting only for members of one party. D) qualifying to run for a particular office. 2. Party realignment means A) a new political party controls the presidency. B) a new political party controls the Congress. C) a new political party system takes the place of the old. D) an entirely new set of political parties form. 3. Political Action Committees (PACs) A) are entities created by interest groups to make contributions to political campaigns. B) are informal alliances between Congress and interest groups to negotiate
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Unformatted text preview: policy. C) are able to contribute unlimited amounts of money. D) are coalitions that from around policy ideas. 4. The merging of hard news and entertainment in news presentations is known as A) soft new. B ) infotainment. C) substantive analysis. D) horse race coverage. 5. According to the text, presidential approval ratings A) are relatively stable over time. B) start low but gradually rise over the course of a presidents term. C) are not an accurate representation of presidential popularity. D) are strongly influenced by specific events. Answers: 1. a; 2. c; 3. a; 4. b; 5. d...
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