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Economics and Politics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements best describes the difference between insider and outsider groups within the pluralist model of power?

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements concerning the Marxist model theory of power is most accurate?

Question 3 3. According to this theory, developed by sociologist Immanuel Wallerstein, peripheral countries depend on core countries for capital and are exploited for their labor and raw materials.

Question 4 4. All of the following statements concerning core countries are correct EXCEPT:

Question 5 5. An occupation that typically requires specialized education and training, and is more of a calling than a job, is referred to as a:

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Question 6 6. The Constitution Party is an example of which type of political party?

Question 7 7. All of the following statements concerning Political Action Committees are true EXCEPT:

Question 8 8. One disadvantage of this type of economy is the elimination of individualism since citizens are not allowed to own any assets and everything belongs to the state.

Question 9 9. The U.S. is considered to be a _____ economy, which is a market-based economy where goods and services that are produced are intended to make a profit.

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements concerning authoritarianism is most correct?

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Question 11 11. Which statement concerning oligarchy governments is most accurate?

Question 12 12. Which of the following statements best describes what a monarchy is?

Question 13 13. What type of workers make up the quaternary sector of the economy?

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements concerning the quinary sector of the economy is most accurate?

Question 15 15. The _____ sector of the economy involves the supplying of services to consumers and businesses.

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Question 16 16. Members of the Republican political party are likely to do all of the following, except:

Question 17 17. Which of the following situations are most likely to occur in a socialist economy?

Question 18 18. You are listening to a news report about a foreign government that often uses scare tactics and censors the media. The government seems to have unlimited control over people's lives. Which of the following forms of government is it most likely to be?

Question 19 19. A group organizing a rally to voice concerns over rising health care costs would be an example of an outsider group. This kind of group is part of the _____ model of power.

Question 20 20. Characteristics of the secondary labor market include:

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Question 21 21. You live in a country where religion and conservative beliefs are highly important. The authority of your leader is often based upon hereditary claims and it rarely changes over time. There are deeply rooted inequalities in society that are preserved by the system. They prevent movement from one social class to another. People don't argue with the system because that's the way it has always been. Why is this an example of a traditional system?

Question 22 22. Thomas lives in a country that exploits other countries for cheap labor and raw materials. Thomas most likely lives in which kind of country?

Question 23 23. All of the following statements about the Industrial Revolution are true, EXCEPT:

Question 24 24. Which activity belongs in the primary sector?

Question 25 25. Samantha is finally old enough to vote but she really has no interest in the political process. She thinks one person's vote can't really make a difference and doesn't even plan to vote in the upcoming presidential election. Samantha is displaying _____.

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Question 26 26. In a certain country, light bulbs are very expensive because one privately-owned business supplies the vast majority of the light bulbs in the country. Under which economic system would this be MOST likely to occur?

Question 27 27. How would you classify the form of government utilized in the United States of America?

Question 28 28. Which of the following models sees power as revolving around class and economic status?

Question 29 29. Labor unions seek to do which of the following?

Question 30 30. Which of the following best defines social power?

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