Senior citizens are the most politically active age

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political participation practice questions

e .   Registering to vote for the Libertarian Party The chart above shows that :
a . Both African Americans and whites contributed to the increase in voter turnout in the 1992 election .
b . Voter registration drives in Hispanic communities are successful .
c . The trend in black voter turnout between 1980 and 1996 was up
d . African Americans voted Democratic in record numbers in 1984
e . The Hispanic voter turnout has remained stable
Senior citizens are the most politically active age group of Americans for which of the following reasons? I. They have had more experiences from which to form their political beliefs and reinforce their ideology. II. They have more disposable income with which they can influence politicians through campaign contributions. III. They are the largest age group, and therefore they form a majority. IV. Entitlement programs such as Social Security require recipients to vote. a. I only b. III only c. I and III only d. II and IV only e. II , III, and IV only
Which of the following groups usually has the highest voter turnout in a presidential election?
The Motor Voter Act was intended to:
The National Voter Registration Act encouraged voting by:
Which of the following statements about voter turnout is valid? I. Income and education levels have no effect on minority voting. II. The gender gap refers to the fact that women are more likely to vote than men. III. The lowest voter turnout is among college age Americans. IV. The most common reason given by Americans for not voting is that they were too busy. a. I only b. I and II only c. I, II, and III only d. I and III only e. III and IV only
Answers: C, B, C, C, E
An amendment to the Constitution that did not extend the right to vote to a particular group was the:
Lower voter turnout in the United States can be explained by all of the following except:
An example of unconventional political participation is:
The chart above shows that: a. Both African Americans and whites contributed to the increase in voter turnout in the 1992 election. b. Voter registration drives in Hispanic communities are successful. c. The trend in black voter turnout between 1980 and 1996 was up d. African Americans voted Democratic in record numbers in 1984 e. The Hispanic voter turnout has remained stable Answers: D, B, B, A
Experts as reasons for low voter turnout in the United States except have suggested all of the following:
Which of the following amendments to the Constitution had a large impact on United States voting practices? I. Fifteenth Amendment II. Nineteenth Amendment III. Twentieth Amendment IV. Twenty-sixth Amendment
c. I, II, and III only d. II, III, and IV e. I, II, and IV Answers: A, E What is the major cause of nonvoting?

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