Representation in Political Science


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A system of government that involves citizens making policy decisions and directing state affairs is known as which of the following?

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1. What type of government system involves citizens voting for a person to represent him in government?

2. Which of the following is the best explanation of a vote of no confidence?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessments will help determine your understanding of representation in political science. You'll need to know the respective characteristics of a direct and an indirect democracy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Best explanation of a vote of no confidence
  • Commonality among parliamentary and presidential systems
  • How executive positions are filled in a parliamentary system

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing Differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as parliamentary and presidential systems
  • Interpreting information - verify you can review information regarding political representation and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related political science lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the corresponding lesson titled Representation in Political Science. This lesson will help you:

  • Describe what direct democracy involves
  • Understand what representative democracy means
  • Appreciate the differences between direct and indirect democracy
  • Identify the two types of representative democratic systems
  • Know the characteristics of parliamentary and presidential systems