CLEP American Government: Study Guide & Test Prep Final Exam

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Question 1 1.

The media is an integral part of elections, as it serves as a vehicle between candidates and the public. Which are the different roles that the media takes on while being a conduit between campaigns and citizens?

Question 2 2.

Media outlets present information to people, and some present information in a biased way. There are various types of biases, including bias by omission, selection of sources, story selection, and placement. Which of the following shows an accurate depiction of a key difference between bias by omission and bias by story selection?

Question 3 3. The election cycle is an ongoing process, established by what is known as a permanent campaign. While there is an increasing rise in the number of elections, which of the following explains why campaigning can be a permanent process for some?

Question 4 4.

Political views of power vary, depending on who people believe should hold certain powers. People who view that that power should be held by political groups, be it lobbyists, special interest groups, or unions, embrace what political view?

Question 5 5.

Which legislation struck down the legality of the Jim Crow laws?

Question 6 6.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 was extensive legislation that protected the rights of those with disabilities. Which of the following legislation helped to lay the foundation for the ADA?

Question 7 7.

When does pork-barrel spending occur?

Question 8 8.

What are PACs?

Question 9 9.

Which of the following accurately shows the similarities and/or differences between the qualifications for House representatives and Senate senators?

Question 10 10.

Which article of the United States Constitution explains how the federal government and state governments interact when amending the Constitution?

Question 11 11.

Which of the following most accurately identifies the jurisdiction that state courts have in relation to cases they are allowed to hear?

Question 12 12.

The Supreme Court hears matters associated with the Constitution. Decisions made by Supreme Court justices are often based on either statutory or constitutional interpretation. What differentiates the two?

Question 13 13.

What principle is established via the Establishment Clause and the Free Exercise Clause?

Question 14 14.

Those accused of a crime are granted procedural rights. Which of the following provides the most thorough list of procedural rights that are directly granted within the Constitution?

Question 15 15.

Which of the following accurately depicts why a multi-party system is not evident in modern politics of the United States, even if various third-party candidates are often on ballots?

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