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Political Ideologies & Forms of Government Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following groups typically also play a key role in maintaining the power of the autocratic government?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is a term that could be used to describe a type of autocratic leader?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements is incorrect?

Question 4 4. What political value do libertarians place above all others?

Question 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following terms includes both authoritarianism and totalitarianism, if led by one ruler?

Question 7 7. What form of libertarianism is outcome based?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is an example of a theocracy?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is incorrect about conservatism?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is a not a characteristic of fascism?

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Question 11 11. A governmental system ruled by a single power that maintains control over many aspects of society is best described by the term:

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT true about the influence of conservatism in the West today?

Question 13 13. A theory that involves the study of ideas and values concerning the state, power, individuals, groups and the relationships between them is what type of theory?

Question 14 14. Socialism and liberalism have which of the following in common?

Question 15 15. In a theocracy, which of the following is an example of an acceptable source for local laws?

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Question 16 16. In the theocracy of ancient Egypt, who was considered the representative of the Gods on Earth?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is a characteristic of a theocracy?

Question 18 18. Which of the following made a pivotal contribution to the economic theory behind liberal thought?

Question 19 19. Which of the following characteristics is common to both socialism and communism?

Question 20 20. What's an alternative term that can be used to define traditional American conservative ideology?

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Question 21 21. Elements of fascism has existed in all but which of the following countries?

Question 22 22. Conservatism can be traced back to which of the following?

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. 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 25 25. Which of the following is NOT an essential component of empirical research?

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Question 26 26. What approach focuses on use of observation to explain how the world of politics works?

Question 27 27. What approach to political theory focuses and the application of values to evaluate the world of political phenomena?

Question 28 28. Which of the following statements about socialism are TRUE?

Question 29 29. What's the best explanation of political ideology?

Question 30 30. What characteristic of fascism involved the concentration of power into a small group of people that didn't permit political opposition and utilized propaganda and secret police to control the population?

Political Ideologies & Forms of Government Chapter Exam Instructions

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