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2977 Words May 28th, 2014 12 Pages
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Marks: 2
The party in government is made up of ___________ and has direct impact on governmental policy; it is largely independent of ___________________.
Choose one answer. | a. the party organization/officeholders | | | b. officeholders/the party organization | | | c. voters/politicians | | | d. bureaucrats/the president | | | e. the electoral college/state legislators | |
Question2
Marks: 2
A new order of demonstrated political loyalties, such as seen in Texas and the South from Reconstruction until the middle 20th century with the movement from a Democratic majority identification to a development of parity between the Democratic and then in the latter half of the 20thcentury the shift to Republican
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The two principal parties today in the two-party system are
Choose one answer. | a. the Independents and the Republicans. | | | b. the Demcratic Party and the Tea Party. | | | c. the Democratic Party and the Republican Party | | | d. the Independents and the Democrats. | | | e. the Liberal Party and the Conservative Party. | |
Question10
Marks: 2
Probably the most important function of a political party is
Choose one answer. | a. policy analysis. | | | b. public opinion polling. | | | c. educating the population about civics through the media. | | | d. promoting social capital. | | | e. winning elections. | |
Question11
Marks: 2
In all but two states (Maine & Nebraska), a presidential candidate who wins the popular vote in the general election receives ________ of that state's Electoral College votes.
Choose one answer. | a. a proportional amount | | | b. one-half | | | c. all | | | d. none | |
Question12
Marks: 2
The only business that is directly protected by the U.S. Constitution (in the First Amendment) is
Choose one answer. | a. interest groups. | | | b. the press (the news media). | | | c. health care. | | | d. polling. | | | e. software development. | |
Question13
Marks: 2
Americans get most of their information about government from
Choose one answer. | a. interest

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