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1.    Question :    (TCO 2) A(n) _____ is a political system without a monarch.

     Student Answer:          institution 

               monarchy 

               state 

                republic 
 

     Instructor Explanation:    Chapter 4, page 54


     Points Received:    3 of 3 
     Comments:    

Question 2.    Question :    (TCO 2) To Aristotle, the legitimate form of government by the few is _____.

     Student Answer:          monarchy 

               tyranny 

                aristocracy 

               oligarchy
 

     Instructor Explanation:    Chapter 4, page 54


     Points Received:    3 of 3 
     Comments:    

Question 3.    Question :    (TCO 2) Which of the following descriptions best depicts a federal system of government?

     Student Answer:          The central government maintains all the power. 

               The first-order subdivisions maintain all the power. 

               Federal systems exist where there are no governments. 

                Federal systems have divided power between a central government and first-order governments.
 

     Instructor Explanation:    Chapter 4, page 59


     Points Received:    3 of 3 
     Comments:    

Question 4.    Question :    (TCO 2) In a single-member district election, the winner receives a minimum of _____.

     Student Answer:           a plurality of the votes 

               50% of the votes 

                two-thirds of the votes 

               three-fourths of the votes
 

     Instructor Explanation:    Chapter 4, pages 61–62


     Points Received:    0 of 3 
     Comments:    

Question 5.    Question :    (TCO 2) An advantage of a proportional representation system of government would be _____.

     Student Answer:          a strong two-party system 

               the ability to draw districts to favor the majority party 

                representation of minor parties 

               the ability of the central government to provide benefits to the populations
 

     Instructor Explanation:    Chapter 4, page 63


     Points Received:    3 of 3 
     Comments:    

Question 6.    Question :    (TCO 2) A _____ system practices both state ownership and extensive welfare benefits.

     Student Answer:           socialist 

               statist 

               welfare 

               laissez-faire 
 

     Instructor Explanation:    Chapter 4, page 65


     Points Received:    3 of 3 
     Comments:    

Question 7.    Question :    (TCO 2) The ability of courts to decide if laws are constitutional is referred to as _____.

     Student Answer:           judicial review 

               judicial activism 

               judicial restraint 

               basic law
 

     Instructor Explanation:    Chapter 5, page 72


     Points Received:    3 of 3 
     Comments:    

Question 8.    Question :    (TCO 2) Modern conservatism adopts elements of which of the following?

     Student Answer:          Several 

               Two 

                One 

               Varying, depending on election year
 

     Instructor Explanation:    Chapter 6, pages 84–85


     Points Received:    3 of 3 
     Comments:    

Question 9.    Question :    (TCO 2) Right-wing totalitarianism does not desire revolution; instead, it attempts to block _____.

     Student Answer:           a leftist revolution 

               ethnic turmoil 

               an Islamic fundamentalist movement 

               a libertarian revolution
 

     Instructor Explanation:    Chapter 6, page 97


     Points Received:    3 of 3 
     Comments:    

Question 10.    Question :    (TCO 2) How do totalitarian regimes eliminate armed resistance?

     Student Answer:           They hold a monopoly on all weapons. 

               They attempt to pacify the people by encouraging peaceful protest. 

               They attempt to distract the people with entertainment and sports. 

               They ensure that the only weapon the people have access to is manual action.
 

     Instructor Explanation:    Chapter 6, page 94


     Points Received:    3 of 3 
     Comments:    

 

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1. Question : (TCO 2) A(n) _____ is a political system without a monarch. Student Answer: institution monarchy state republic Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4, page 54 Points Received: 3 of 3 Comments: Question 2. Question : (TCO 2) To Aristotle, the legitimate form of government by the few is _____. Student Answer: monarchy tyranny aristocracy oligarchy Instructor Explanation: Chapter 4, page 54 Points Received: 3 of 3 Comments: Question 3. Question : (TCO 2) Which of the following descriptions best depicts a federal system of government? Student Answer: The central government maintains all the power. The first-order subdivisions maintain all the power. Federal systems exist where there are no governments. Federal systems have divided power...
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