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Civics & Economics in America Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Merv was walking his dog late at night. The police stopped him and demanded to know where he was coming from, why he was outside at such a late hour, and how much money he had on his person. Merv explained that he had no destination in mind, he had no money with him, and he had no reason other than to walk his dog. Can he be arrested?

Question 2 2. The _____ Model more accurately describes economic growth in the _____.

Question 3 3. Which definition summarizes the meaning of 'government'?

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 5 5. In Johnson v. State, why was Johnson arrested?

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Question 6 6. What type of justice is concerned with process instead of outcome?

Question 7 7. Which type of production is defined as people laboring to produce goods or obtain food solely for themselves and their family group?

Question 8 8. Assume that you have two hours to spend at the mall. You can either visit the bookstore or enjoy a movie at the theater. The opportunity cost of watching a movie is equivalent to which of the following?

Question 9 9. In tributary production

Question 10 10. Scarcity means:

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Question 11 11. What does the circular flow model of the economy illustrate?

Question 12 12. Which value teaches us to respect and embrace the fact that all people are unique and important regardless of their race, culture, heritage, belief system, or socio-economic status?

Question 13 13. In which type of government does a king or queen hold supreme power over his or her nation?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is an injection into the circular flow model?

Question 15 15. Economics looks at

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is true of wages and prices in the Keynesian Model?

Question 17 17. In a _____, one leader, who is not elected and does not inherit his position, rules with absolute power, little restraint, and often violence.

Question 18 18. What type of production is being described in which money buys labor power and the wealthy own the means of production, then pay the common masses to work them?

Question 19 19. The value of _____ proclaims that people should be free to think, speak, and act as they choose as long as they do not offend the freedom and rights of others.

Question 20 20. What's the difference between political rights and human rights?

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Question 21 21. What is defined by many anthropologists as the means of production in which the significance of manufacturing goods lessens while the importance of offering services, information, and research grows?

Question 22 22. In a _____, the leaders are elected by citizens who actively participate in the political process.

Question 23 23. Which of the following is incorrect about citizenship in the United States?

Question 24 24. Josie decided to go to college full-time instead of working. Which of the following is the opportunity cost of going to college for Josie?

Question 25 25. During the time Mary spent studying macroeconomics, she could have instead either made brownies or played the piano. She thinks to herself that if she wasn't studying, then she would have made brownies. In this case, her opportunity cost of studying is equal to which of the following?

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Question 26 26. Economics is best described as the study of:

Question 27 27. What is an ideal aim of civil society?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is the best explanation of political rights?

Question 29 29. What do classical economists believe?

Question 30 30. Because resources are scarce, but wants are not:

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