MaxCh4Quiz - Max. Chapter 4 Online Review 1. Which of the...

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Max. Chapter 4 Online Review 1. Which of the following are functions of political parties? a. To nominate and elect their members to public office. b. To simplify the issues for voters so that people understand the positions on issues of public policy. c. All of these choices are functions of political parties. d. To mobilize voters by encouraging participation in the electoral process. 2. The term “pragmatism” in politics means: a. That parties should keep their costs down despite how much fund raising they do. b. That ideas which work, should be introduced before the political party and then be made part of the political party’s platform. c. That ideas should be judged on an ideological basis and then determine the ideas practicality. d. That ideas should be judged on the basis of their practical results rather than on an ideological basis. 3. The term “decentralization of power” as it is applied to the political party system means: a. All of these choices. b. That each city is responsible for raising its own funds, with no help from then national party offices. c. That no one person is the head of a political party. d. That party organization operate at all different levels of political activity, (local government, city government, state government and the national government). 4. Why have third parties (parties other than Democrats or Republicans), had little success in gaining office? a. The Republican and Democratic parties deliberately absorb third party issues. b. Campaign contributors tend not to want to contribute money to a party which has little chance of winning an election. c. All of these choices are reasons third parties have trouble gaining office. d. Voters tend to not vote for a party that does not have a real chance of winning an elections. 5.
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