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Praxis Middle School Social Studies: Political Philosophies Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is incorrect about anarchism?

Question 2 2. Which of the following characteristics is common to both socialism and communism?

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. American style conservatives will tend to disagree with conservatism as described in the lesson on which of the following issues?

Question 5 5. What's the best explanation of liberalism?

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Question 6 6. What political value do libertarians place above all others?

Question 7 7. Which type of philosophy discussed in the lesson believes governments are entirely unnecessary?

Question 8 8. What approach to political theory focuses on the application of values to evaluate the world of political phenomena?

Question 9 9. When was fascism most influential?

Question 10 10. What characteristic of fascism involves select social and economic groups participating directly in policy making and implementation?

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Question 11 11. Which type of anarchism believes that voluntary private exchanges makes government unnecessary?

Question 12 12. Which of the following made a pivotal contribution to the economic theory behind liberal thought?

Question 13 13. What approach focuses on use of observation to explain how the world of politics works?

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements is incorrect?

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements about socialism are TRUE?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is incorrect about conservatism?

Question 17 17. Which of the following statements is true about political theory?

Question 18 18. Which type of feminism draws from both Marxism and radical feminism?

Question 19 19. What's an alternative term that can be used to define traditional American conservative ideology?

Question 20 20. What's the best explanation of communism?

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Question 21 21. Which philosopher is often considered the author of the first book on liberalism?

Question 22 22. What's the best explanation of political ideology?

Question 23 23. What type of libertarianism is based upon the concept of natural law?

Question 24 24. Contemporary anarchism focuses on which of the following?

Question 25 25. 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?

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Question 26 26. What form of libertarianism is outcome based?

Question 27 27. Which of the following has not been influenced by feminism?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is incorrect about liberalism?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is the best explanation of socialism?

Question 30 30. How many waves of feminism has there been?

Praxis Middle School Social Studies: Political Philosophies Chapter Exam Instructions

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