Election Process Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following best describes a single member electoral district?

Question 2 2. What is a Republic?

Question 3 3. What are the members of the Electoral College called?

Question 4 4. What is a democracy?

Question 5 5. Which of these is not a form of political participation?

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Question 6 6. The transition from the second evolution of our two-party system (Whigs and Democrats) to the current system of Democrats and Republicans began just prior to what war?

Question 7 7. Which two presidents ushered in the formation of the second evolution of the two-party system in the United States?

Question 8 8. What does the United States Constitution say about political parties?

Question 9 9. What factor determines how many representatives a state has in the House of Representatives?

Question 10 10. Which historical event ushered in the final evolution of our two major political parties?

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Question 11 11. This is a preliminary election where any registered voter can vote in the election, regardless of political party affiliation, and could even vote in each political party's election:

Question 12 12. The birth of the two-party political system happened with the formal emergence of _____.

Question 13 13. This type of election begins a period of time of dominancy for a political party:

Question 14 14. Which of the following presidents, who served during the second evolution of the two-party system, was largely supported by banking and commercial interests?

Question 15 15. This type of election occurs when the dominant political party returns to power after a temporary displacement:

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Question 16 16. Almost all states award their Electoral College votes according to this method:

Question 17 17. Which of the original two major political parties centered around the formation of a strong centralized government?

Question 18 18. How many total Electoral College votes are there?

Question 19 19. The process of Apportionment is governed by:

Question 20 20. This is a regularly scheduled, nationwide election used to determine the U.S. president and other political officials:

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Question 21 21. This is an election held in order to fill a position that became vacant between regular elections:

Question 22 22. How are electoral votes divided?

Question 23 23. Who was the original opponent of the Democratic Party?

Question 24 24. This is a preliminary election where any registered voter can vote, regardless of political party affiliation, as long as the voter only votes in one party's election:

Question 25 25. The final evolution of the two-party political system happened during the term of which U.S. President?

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Question 26 26. Proportional representation in each district is possible in what type of system?

Question 27 27. Which of the following states is apportioned with the most seats in Congress?

Question 28 28. The system most often used in US elections is:

Question 29 29. This type of election occurs when the dominant political party wins the election and remains in power:

Question 30 30. What is the most common form of political participation in the United States?

Election Process Chapter Exam Instructions

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