Quiz 1: Government

24 June 2024
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Match the following types of government with Aristotle's definition of them. 1. one leader works for the good of the people 2. one leader works for his own benefit 3. a few working for the good of the people 4. a few working for their benefit 5. the rule of many for the benefit of all 6. dangerous mob self rule
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1. monarchy 2. tyranny 3. aristocracy 4. oligarchy 5. polity 6. democracy
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Select the items that match Aristotle's definition of governments. Select all that apply.
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rule by a few called an aristocracy rule by many called a polity rule by many called a democracy
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In a totalitarian government, _____.
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authorities maintain control over the lives of the people
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Which of the following relates to the term habeas corpus?
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a prisoner's rights
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_____ is known as the father of political science.
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Aristotle
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Which is a system of leaders who carry out the work of government?
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bureaucracy
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Governments are important because _____.
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they enforce rules that control conduct within a population
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Which of the following is an intangible way state government helps its citizens?
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oversee business
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A government that passes laws in order to protect the rights of its citizens is a(n) _____.
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pluralism
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According to Aristotle, a polity is _____.
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a good government run by the people
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The character of being in agreement with the standards of right conduct _____.
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morality
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The government has the right to restrict the number of people who visit the White House. This is an example of a government exercising its _____.
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jurisdiction
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A pluralistic society guards against from one group taking over by _____.
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having the constant mix of diverse groups enter into politics
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Choose the answer that is NOT correct. A totalitarian government is characterized by _____.
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allowing private business and free speech
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A(n) ______ has complete control of the laws, rules, and affairs of a country.
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dictator
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An example of a dictator is _____.
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Idi Amin of Uganda
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One person has complete control over all branches of government is an example of a(n) _____.
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autocracy
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_____ is the right to a speedy trial.
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habeas corpus
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An autocracy gives the ruler the power to __________
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control all branches of government
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There was some consideration to make George Washington the king of America. This would have made him a(n) _____.
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autocrat