POLITICAL SCIENCE 180

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POLITICAL SCIENCE 180 View Attempt 1 of 1 Title: Midterm Started: April 26, 2009 4:19 PM Submitted: April 26, 2009 5:47 PM Time spent: 01:28:32 Total score: 208/240 = 86.6667% Total score adjusted by 0.0 Maximum possible score: 240 1. Who warned against special interest groups (or factions) in Federalist #10. Student Response A. Thomas Jefferson B. Alexander Hamilton C. James Madison D. George Washington Score: 4/4 2. You are enjoying this class. (Answer True for credit :) ) Student Response A. True B. False Score: 4/4 3.
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Congress persons in both the House and Senate are currently: Student Response A. elected directly by popular vote B. chosen by the President C. elected indirectly by state legislatures D. chosen by the States' legislatures Score: 4/4 4. Which of the following is NOT a reason for the continued existence of a two-party system in the United States? Student Response A. winner-take-all elections B. the electoral college C. proportional voting Score: 4/4 5. One inherent problem with a democracy is that the rule of the majority can harm the rights of the minority. Student Response A. True B. False Score: 4/4 6.
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The modern belief/perspective which places great emphasis on the free market system (economy) and feels the need for government to place limitations on and thereby regulate personal moral behavior is the perspective: Student Response A. conservative B. libertarian C. populist D. socialist Score: 4/4 7. What was the name of the compromise which dealt with the counting of slaves? Student Response A. 3/5ths Compromise B. Emancipation Proclomation C. Slavery Compromise D. none of the above Score: 4/4 8.
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People who make their living trying to influence public policy but soliticing elected officials are known as Student Response A. incumbents B. lobbyists C. gerrymanderers D. antagonists Score: 4/4 9. What is the term given to a politician who is seeking re-election Student Response A. re-run B. re-elect C. incumbent Score: 0/4 10. Protection from illegal search and seizure secured under which Amendment? Student Response A. 1st B. 2nd C. 3rd D. 4th Score: 4/4
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11. Each state has an equal number of Senators. Student Response A. True B. False Score: 4/4 12. In general, more people vote in presidential elections than in mid-term congressional elections and/or state special elections. Student Response A. True B. False Score: 4/4 13. Which amendment protects you from being tried twice for the same crime? Student Response A. 2nd B. 4th C. 5th D. 8th Score: 4/4 14.
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Currently, there is an equal number of Senators and Representatives from each state. Student Response A. True B. False Score: 4/4 15. A representative democracy is a government: Student Response A. where elected representatives make decisions by majority rule B. in which all the people make direct decisions C. in which one person makes all the major decisions and has no responsibility to the people D. where all decisions are made by a single political party. Score: 4/4
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