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Question 11.Which of the following is a characteristic of state constitutions?
Question 22.Which of the following is NOT considered an example of direct lobbying?
Question 33.Sabotage, vandalism, wiretapping, forgery, and any act of terrorism are all considered to be _____, a last resort that is highly discouraged.
Question 44.Which of the following is NOT correct concerning interest groups?
Question 55.What is an ideal aim of civil society?
Question 66.Members of the Republican political party are likely to do all of the following, except:
Question 77.The U.S. Supreme Court was called upon to examine whether a law enacted by Congress regarding gun control breaches the Second Amendment. What grants the Supreme Court with the power to determine constitutionality in such a case?
Question 88.Which of the following best describes the Office of Management and Budget?
Question 99.The system most often used in US elections is:
Question 1010.According to the lesson, civil society can be viewed as how many related concepts?
Question 1111.The _____ branch of state government includes the entire state court system.
Question 1212.The public administration of a county, borough or parish is known as the _____.
Question 1313.Which amendment to the Constitution sets up the federal system of the United States?
Question 1515.Political participation that involves traditional or expected activities is known as _____.
Question 1616.Which of the following is part of civil society?
Question 1717.Due to the terrible manner in which a particular company treats animals, several interest groups are trying to organize a boycott on buying stock from this company. This is an example of _____.
Question 1818.Sarah can't help but feel that her vote in the upcoming election really isn't going to count for anything. To her, the whole election process seems rigged in favor of the rich. She's decided it's just not worth participating in the election. Sarah's situation illustrates nonparticipation stemming from _____.
Question 1919._____ 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 2020.A presidential nominee is talking about how he will completely reform the U.S. He has stated that he will propose a federal budget which will decrease the deficit by 50% in the next year, and that he will encourage a constructive relationship with China. He further states that he will recommend a law to increase pensions by 30%, and that he will retire all of the Supreme Court Justices and name new ones. Why are his remarks unconstitutional?
Question 2121.How does the presence of the Vice President impact the functioning of the Senate?
Question 2222.Amanda lives in a beach community. Her city is considering rezoning a strip of land on the beach to allow a high-rise condominium to be built. Amanda is against the idea since there are no other high-rise buildings in her community. She participates in a small demonstration outside the city council meeting in an attempt to get council members to vote against the proposal. This is an example of:
Question 2323.In the United States federal system, what determines which government is in charge of the different aspects of public life?
Question 2424.Which of the following best describes a single member electoral district?
Question 2525.This type of government is often the largest political subdivision within the state and is responsible for locally administering state laws and collecting taxes.
Question 2626.Which of the following is NOT a function of the judicial branch?
Question 2727.The government has established a new body that is focused on determining whether U.S. companies conform to the Paris Treaty. This new body has the power to create and enforce new rules. It can also punish companies or individuals that do not conform to the law. Which of the following best describes this new body?
Question 2828.Which term describes a system in which the number of seats held by members of a political party in a legislature is determined by the number of votes its candidates receive in an election?
Question 2929.A law, rule or regulation made and enforced by a city government is known as a _____.
Question 3030.How can the Senate and Congress maintain their role as a check in regards to the executive branch?
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