← U.S Government Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Interest group
- free riders
- Majority system
- Political socialization
- a a type of electoral system in which, to win a seat in the parliament or other representative body, a candidate must receive a majority of all the votes cast int he relevan district
- b individuals who organize to influence the government's programs and policies
- c those who enjoy the benefits of collective goods but did not participate in acquiring them
- d a convention delegate position, in Democratic conventions, reserved for party officials
- e the induction of individuals into the political culture; learning the underlying beliefs and values on which the political system is based.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- organized groups that attempt to influence the government by electing their members to important government offices
- political activists selected to vote at a party's national convention
- the impression conveyed by polls that something is important to the public when actually it is not
- the practice of referring a measure proposed or passed by legislature to the vote of the electorate for the approval or rejection
- a sense of concern among members of the political community about public, social, and political life, expressed through participation in social and political organizations.
5 True/False Questions
National convention → a national party political institution that nominates the party's presidential and vice presidential candidates, establishes party rules, and writes and ratifies the party's platform.
Majority party → the party that holds the majority of legislative seats in either the House or the Senate
Electoral realignment → a sense of concern among members of the political community about public, social, and political life, expressed through participation in social and political organizations.
Primary elections → a party document, written at a national convention, that contains party philosophy, principles, and positions on issues.
Pluralism → the power of the media to influence how events and issues are interpreted