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Political Science 102: American Government Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Which term is used to describe polling sections that have the same basic make-up as the general population?

Question 2 2. A voter's political decisions are often affected by political socialization. How does this occur?

Question 3 3. The chief executive in a parliamentary system is selected by whom?

Question 4 4. Which definition BEST describes the purpose of a statement of candidacy for individuals seeking election to the U.S. Congress?

Question 5 5. A wealthy male who lives in the Great Plains is most likely an _____.

Question 6 6. What political term BEST describes a general downturn in party loyalties, usually signaling a reduction in long-term party commitments?

Question 7 7. A 2/3 majority vote in both the House and the Senate is the threshold requirement for WHICH of the following items to be proposed to the U.S. Constitution?

Question 8 8. Which amendment in the U.S. Constitution provides clarity with regards to the division of power between the federal and state governments by giving the states any powers that are not specifically mentioned?

Question 9 9. Implementing laws passed by elected officials is a primary function of WHICH group listed below?

Question 10 10. The Pendleton Act of 1883 put in place a system based on merit, replacing WHICH of the following previous systems?

Question 11 11. Segregation by race was permitted under WHICH of the following sets of laws?

Question 12 12. Jim and John are a same-sex couple living in Massachusetts. How would the Defense of Marriage Act have affected them prior to 2013?

Question 13 13. What is the purpose of the Sixth Amendment to the Constitution?

Question 14 14. An employer who does not want to pay minimum wage due to their own religious beliefs still has to obey the law, because properly paying employees is considered religiously _____ by the Free Exercise Clause.

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements regarding presidential elections is most accurate?

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