Economics and Politics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Labor unions seek to do which of the following?

Question 2 2. Which of the following situations are most likely to occur in a socialist economy?

Question 3 3. In the United States there are 5 political parties. If you identified with the party that holds views and philosophies that regard liberty as the utmost political goal, which party would this be?

Question 4 4. Each of the statements below indicate reasons why the world economic system is shifting. Determine which statement is incorrect.

Question 5 5. 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.

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Question 6 6. Imagine living in fear everyday. If you were living in a society where citizens were scared into submission by tactics such as killing, bribing, and censorship, which type of government system would exist?

Question 7 7. In the pluralist mode of power, why do insider groups tend to be more powerful than outsider groups?

Question 8 8. Ana lives in a country where the monarch is the key figure in the government. He determines the fate of the country on his own. She wants to start a petition to form the country's first parliament in order to restrict the monarch's power. Why is her country currently an absolute monarchy?

Question 9 9. If you lived in a third world country, such as South Africa, which type of country would this be considered taking into consideration the World Systems Theory?

Question 10 10. Characteristics of the primary labor market include:

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Question 11 11. Members of the Republican political party are likely to do all of the following, except:

Question 12 12. Why is the system of governance of the United States best described as rational-legal?

Question 13 13. The form of government in Cuba allows citizens very few civil liberties. There is only one ruler to whom the people are absolutely obedient. Based on this information, Cuba uses which form of government?

Question 14 14. Select the answer that describes the major difference between the pluralist and power-elite models of power.

Question 15 15. The modern economy includes two future sectors. If you were a C.E.O of a large corporation, which of the future sectors would you be involved in?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of capitalism?

Question 17 17. Russia is an example of an external country for all the reasons below, except? in other words, which of the following statements if false?

Question 18 18. Select the answer choice that best defines a profession.

Question 19 19. If you were a farmer and harvested corn, which of the economic sectors would your harvest fall under?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of postindustrial society?

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Question 21 21. There are different types of leadership and authority personalities. If you were more inclined to gravitate towards someone that possessed a dynamic personality, and where power is legitimized by victories and successes to the community, which type of authority would they be?

Question 22 22. Which of the following was a benefit of the Industrial Revolution?

Question 23 23. Which of the following statements correctly describes a society ruled by an oligarchy?

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. _____ is a third party political group in the U.S. that can be said to have views that reflect the ideals of the Founding Fathers.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is a barrier that keeps members of the secondary labor market from moving into the primary market?

Question 27 27. All of the following are examples of the informal/underground economy EXCEPT _____.

Question 28 28. Societies with a large tertiary sector have more individuals working in the _____ industry.

Question 29 29. Imagine living in a nation where there were no formalized policies or procedures, which type of economy would you be living in?

Question 30 30. When is it beneficial to be involved in a labor union?

Economics and Politics Chapter Exam Instructions

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