Chapter 3 Quiz - Max Chapter 3 Web Quiz 1. Which of the...

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Max Chapter 3 Web Quiz 1. Which of the following best describes the “Participation Paradox”? a. It is the idea that the more often people vote, the more often they get dissatisfied with the whole election system. b. It is the idea that an individual’s vote typically does not make a difference in the outcome of an election. c. It is the idea that a person’s vote is more influential in local elections than it is I statewide races. d. It is the idea that only those individuals with a personal agenda which may be furthered by a particular election will show up to vote. 2. According to political scientists, what variable makes a person more likely to vote? a. All of these choices b. Education level c. Income level d. Age 3. As people become older, they are: a. More likely to forget to vote. b. Less likely to vote. c. No more likely to vote than they were when they were younger. d. More likely to vote. 4. The more a person is interested in politics, and identifies with a political party: a. They are less likely to vote themselves. b. They are neither more likely nor less likely to vote. c. They are more likely to get others to vote. d. They are more likely to vote. 5. To legally vote in Texas, you must be: a. A citizen of the United States. b. All of these choices. c. A resident of the state. d. At least 18 years of age. 6. By Texas law, what type of individual is not allowed to vote, despite their otherwise being qualified? a. People declared mentally incompetent through a legal proceeding. b. Homeless persons. c. Habitual drunkards. d. Habitual arrestees for drug possession. 7. The Federal “motor-voter” law: a. States that if you have lost your license due to excessive tickets, you cannot vote. b. States that if you have a driver’s license you are more likely to be called for jury duty. c. Allows you to register to vote at the same time you renew your driver’s license. d. States that if you do not have a driver’s license you cannot vote.
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2012 for the course UCCP 1301 taught by Professor Mitchell during the Spring '10 term at Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi.

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