pol sci quiz 2 - Question 1 Marks: 1 An important reason...

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Question 1 Marks: 1 An important reason for why public policy and public opinion may not coincide in the United States is that Choose one answer. a. the American system of government was designed to account for the elite’s needs and demands. b. American society fears a “tyranny of the majority.” c. the American system of government includes arrangements, such as an appointed judiciary, which may produce policy decisions that run contrary to prevailing popular sentiment. d. the American system of government was not designed to account for public opinion. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. Question 2 Marks: 1 Political __________ is the process in which large numbers of people are organized for political action. Choose one answer. a. socialization b. citizenship c. saliency d. mobilization Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Question 3 Marks: 1 Groups market ideas most effectively with access to Choose one answer. a. education. b. the support of public or private institutions. c. all of the above. d. financial resources. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Question 4 Marks: 1 Rioting has been a recent and rare form of political activity in the United States. Answer: True False Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Question 5 Marks: 1
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The main problem with voting as a form of political participation is Choose one answer. a. that the electoral system is rigged to favor the status quo. b. all of the above. c. that citizens cannot communicate very much information by only casting a ballot. d. that voting is a form of political participation that requires the most time and commitment. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Question 6 Marks: 1 One who supports abortion and opposes state involvement with religious institutions would be described as a Choose one answer. a. socialist. b. conservative. c. liberal. d. internationalist. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Question 7 Marks: 1 An example of social settings influencing political participation is visible through the way __________ help(s) foster political participation in the United States. Choose one answer. a. workplace cooperatives b. bowling leagues c. churches d. television Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. Question 8 Marks: 1 If George W. Bush won the plurality of votes in Texas during the 2000 election, and Texas had thirty representatives in the House of Representatives, how many electoral votes from Texas did Bush win? Choose one answer. a. 30 b. 32 c. 0 d. Only the Supreme Court could tell. Incorrect Marks for this submission: 0/1. Question 9 Marks: 1
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Which of the following characteristics does not constitute one’s socioeconomic status? Choose one answer.
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2012 for the course POLY SCI 101 taught by Professor Eskandari during the Fall '09 term at Santa Barbara City.

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pol sci quiz 2 - Question 1 Marks: 1 An important reason...

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