Ch 96: NMTA Social Science: Electoral Systems

About This Chapter

We can help you identify the important aspects of electoral systems that you need to review for the NMTA Social Science exam. These video lessons and self-assessment quizzes add up to several approaches that can help you answer these types of questions correctly on the test.

NMTA Social Science: Electoral Systems -Chapter Summary

The lessons contained within this chapter can assist you with your preparation for the NMTA Social Science exam by reviewing what you need to know about electoral systems. The videos go over all the important points you need to know, including:

  • Representation and the US electoral systems
  • Comparison of plurality and majority-based elections
  • Differences between direct and indirect elections
  • Runoffs, recalls and primaries

Our expert instructors give you key points and events to simplify the learning process. By having multiple ways of learning the material, studying becomes more effective and more fun.

Objectives of the NMTA Social Science: Electoral Systems Chapter

The NMTA Social Science exam is a standardized test used to determine your eligibility for a teacher's license in the state of New Mexico. It evaluates the depth and breadth of your knowledge of many areas within social science including historiography and world history, US history, geography and culture, government and economics. Questions about electoral systems will most likely appear in the Government Domain IV, which makes up about 19% of the test. By completing the self-assessment quizzes that accompany the videos, you can check on your mastery of the material and gain practice answering the types of questions you'll see on the test.

The NMTA Social Science exam consists of 150 multiple-choice items. You will be presented with a paragraph or question that is followed by several possible response alternatives. Your task will be to select the single best answer.

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