Polling the Attentive Public


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Which of the following are those groups of people who understand the nuances of politics and who stay on top of political events?

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1. Which of the following is not true in regards to the attentive public?

2. How people feel about a particular issue, policy, or candidate is called?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz to help you understand polling the attentive public. It will test your knowledge on various aspects of the attentive public including who they are and why their opinions matter.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students who take this quiz should expect to answer questions on some of the following:

  • Characteristics of the attentive public
  • How public opinion affects politicians
  • Why the opinions of the attentive public matter

Skills Practiced

If you take this quiz, you will be practicing the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related political science lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characteristics of the attentive public
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how public opinion affects politicians

Additional Learning

Want to know more about this topic? Check out the accompanying lesson titled Polling the Attentive Public. It will meet the following learning objectives:

  • Define terms like attentive public and public opinion
  • Differentiate between the attentive public and the general public
  • Identify the characteristics of the attentive public
  • Learn how and why the opinions of the attentive public matter and the influence they have on politicians