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Economics and Politics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. One disadvantage of this type of economy is the elimination of individualism since citizens are not allowed to own any assets and everything belongs to the state.

Question 2 2. The U.S. is considered to be a _____ economy, which is a market-based economy where goods and services that are produced are intended to make a profit.

Question 3 3. An occupation that typically requires specialized education and training, and is more of a calling than a job, is referred to as a:

Question 4 4. The Constitution Party is an example of which type of political party?

Question 5 5. All of the following statements concerning Political Action Committees are true EXCEPT:

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Question 6 6. Which statement concerning oligarchy governments is most accurate?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements best describes what a monarchy is?

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements concerning authoritarianism is most correct?

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements best describes the difference between insider and outsider groups within the pluralist model of power?

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements concerning the Marxist model theory of power is most accurate?

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Question 11 11. What type of workers make up the quaternary sector of the economy?

Question 12 12. Which of the following statements concerning the quinary sector of the economy is most accurate?

Question 13 13. The _____ sector of the economy involves the supplying of services to consumers and businesses.

Question 14 14. According to this theory, developed by sociologist Immanuel Wallerstein, peripheral countries depend on core countries for capital and are exploited for their labor and raw materials.

Question 15 15. All of the following statements concerning core countries are correct EXCEPT:

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Question 16 16. A _____ country is gaining economic wealth while still being occasionally exploited by other countries.

Question 17 17. All of the following are examples of the informal/underground economy EXCEPT _____.

Question 18 18. Characteristics of the secondary labor market include:

Question 19 19. You are listening to a news report about a foreign government that often uses scare tactics and censors the media. The government seems to have unlimited control over people's lives. Which of the following forms of government is it most likely to be?

Question 20 20. Societies with a large tertiary sector have more individuals working in the _____ industry.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is an example of charismatic authority?

Question 22 22. _____ 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.

Question 23 23. How does the average person make their voice heard in the power-elite model?

Question 24 24. Which of the following was NOT a consequence of the development of new technology during the second agricultural revolution?

Question 25 25. Mark lives in a country that has a economic system free from foreign influence and a unique labor market outside of the world system. His country is an example of _____.

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Question 26 26. 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 27 27. Which of the following is a barrier that keeps members of the secondary labor market from moving into the primary market?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. Michael L. Smith was awarded the Physiology and Entomology Noble prize in 2015 for his research on the sting of honey bees. He contributed to which modern economic sector?

Question 30 30. You live in a country where religion and conservative beliefs are highly important. The authority of your leader is often based upon hereditary claims and it rarely changes over time. There are deeply rooted inequalities in society that are preserved by the system. They prevent movement from one social class to another. People don't argue with the system because that's the way it has always been. Why is this an example of a traditional system?

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