Coercive Institutions: Definition & Types


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Which of these is a coercive institution?

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1. How are militaries coercive?

2. Which best describes religious coercion?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will test your ability to recognize coercive institutions, as well as your understanding of what makes them coercive. Pick the most correct answer for each question to complete the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Prepare yourself for questions regarding:

  • Types of coercive institutions
  • How various institutions carry out coercive behavior
  • Coercion by an individual

Skills Practiced

You can also practice:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on coercive institutions
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to describe different types of coercive institutions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about specific examples of institutions using coercion

Additional Learning

Coercive institutions are discussed in greater detail in the lesson associated with this quiz, titled Coercive Institutions: Definition & Types. Study this lesson if you're interested in learning about:

  • Coercive abilities used by individuals
  • How coercive institutions can have positive or negative effects
  • Coercive institutions used by the government