The protection of borders and governmental structures

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21 .   Which of the following statements is true ?
a . Individual security is the ability of a leader to hold on to power .
b . What many people call regime security , political scientists refer to as national security .
c . Security is only a marginal governmental concern .
d . 
Answer:  d .   Security is the ability to protect something of value .
22 .   The protection of borders and governmental structures from outside threats is defined as ___________ security
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23 .   The protection of the interests or survival of tribal , ethnic , or other groups that exist within and across state borders is defined as _______________ security
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24 .   Regime security is a leader ( s ) ability to protect their hold on
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25 .   Simply defined Power is
a. the ability ( or right ) to control people
b. the ability to get something done
c. the military strength of a state
d . a supernatural being or force
Answer:  b.   the ability to get something done
26 .   The reserve of power an individual holds and on which he or she can call to achieve political goals is called
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27 .   When the social structure or context leads one to accept that another person ’s commands , direction , or other forms of control over their actions , the person is thought to have
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28 .   Power and Authority constrain the individual in a _________________ state
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29 .   Which of the following political theorists described life in the state of nature as “ solitary , poor , nasty , brutish and short ” ?
a . Aristotle
b . Jean - Jacques Rousseau
c . John Locke
d . Thomas Hobbes
Answer:  d .   Thomas Hobbes
30 .   Which of the following theorists asserted that people surrender only those rights that are absolutely necessary for the government to carry out its primary function ?
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31 .   Which of these thinkers believed that if someone does not follow the rules of the general will , they will be “ forced to be free ” ?
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32 .   Which of the following statements best describes the importance of “ the other ” ?
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33 .   The “ rally ’ round the flag effect ” refers to which of the following ?
a . Americans tend to say the Pledge of Allegiance more often than do citizens of other nations .
b . 
c . Flag production is often associated with national holiday celebrations .
d . Owning a flag is a good indicator of whether someone will be successful .
Answer:  b .   Whenever Americans perceive a threat to the nation , public opinion polls show that
34 .   Which of the following statements about group identity is false ?
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35 .   Intergroup conflict leads to a strengthening of
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36 .   According to your textbook , government is defined as
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37 .   The origin of government can be traced to
a . animal hierarchical structures
b . 
c . bureaucratic structures
d . anarchical structures
Answer:  b .   familial hierarchical structures
38 .   What is the central element in political group dynamics ?
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39 .   According to John Locke , the primary function of government is
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22. The protection of borders and governmental structures from outside threats is defined as ___________ security a. Regime b. Individual c. State d. National
23. The protection of the interests or survival of tribal, ethnic, or other groups that exist within and across state borders is defined as _______________ security
24. Regime security is a leader(s) ability to protect their hold on
25. Simply defined Power is
26. The reserve of power an individual holds and on which he or she can call to achieve political goals is called a. political capital b. the reserve clause c. security power
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d. allocative authority 27. When the social structure or context leads one to accept that another person’s commands, direction, or other forms of control over their actions, the person is thought to have
28. Power and Authority constrain the individual in a _________________ state
29. Which of the following political theorists described life in the state of nature as “solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short”?
30. Which of the following theorists asserted that people surrender only those rights that are absolutely necessary for the government to carry out its primary function? a. John Locke b. Anthony Hopkins c. Karl Marx d. Sigmund Freud
31. Which of these thinkers believed that if someone does not follow the rules of the general will, they will be “forced to be free”?
32. Which of the following statements best describes the importance of “the other”?
33. The “rally ’round the flag effect” refers to which of the following?

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