Interest Group: Definition, Purpose, Theory & Examples


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Which is not an example of a public interest group?

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1. Which interest group does not fall under the economic subgroup?

2. Complete this sentence. The majority of interest groups are _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You'll be tasked with answering questions that deal with relevant subjects relevant to interest groups, such as types of interest groups, subgroups, and qualities of interest groups.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To be more specific, we're going to quiz you on:

  • Examples of public interest groups
  • An interest group in the economic subgroup
  • What most interest groups fall under
  • Another name for an interest group
  • Interest group theories

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related interest group lesson about interest groups in the economic subgroup
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about names and declarations of different interest group theories
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding classifications of interest groups

Additional Learning

If you choose to read our corresponding lesson by the name of Interest Group: Definition, Purpose, Theory & Examples, you'll have a chance to learn even more about:

  • What qualifies as an interest group
  • Why interest groups exist
  • Public versus private interest groups
  • Theories commonly associated with interest groups