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CLEP Social Sciences and History: Interest Groups in US Politics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Congress passed two bills concurrently due to pressure from the oil lobby and from a civil interest group. One bill enacted federal fines for excessive greenhouse gas emission, while the other increased the overall threshold of greenhouse gases each company could emit by 75%. Such contradictions best support which of the following?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT considered an example of direct lobbying?

Question 3 3. Lobbyists are members of _____.

Question 4 4. Based on their voting records, a civil society group has identified seven members of Congress who always vote against political finance control. After their records are published, the media starts calling these individuals 'The Corrupt Seven'. Select which lobbying technique was used in this situation.

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT correct concerning interest groups?

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Question 6 6. Due to the terrible manner in which a particular company treats animals, several interest groups are trying to organize a boycott on buying stock from this company. This is an example of _____.

Question 7 7. Which of the following is correct?

Question 8 8. The theory that states that society is divided along class lines and the only group with real power is the upper class is known as _____.

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT an assumption made by pluralist theory?

Question 10 10. A labor union is trying to push through a bill in Congress that would require a $15 minimum wage at the federal level. The Chamber of Commerce and the representatives of large corporations point out the danger of such a move. All of the groups have a certain amount of power, but in the end their influence is equal and everyone's opinion is represented. This is an example of which of the following?

CLEP Social Sciences and History: Interest Groups in US Politics Chapter Exam Instructions

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