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4 Multiple choice questions

  1. A group of people, chosen by poll-takers, that is representative of the universe that is being polled.
  2. The possible tendency of some voters or convention delegates to support the candidate who is leading in the polls and seems likely to win.
  3. The process through which an individual acquires a set of political attitudes and forms opinions about political and social issues.
  4. Groups whose views serve as guidelines to an individual's opinion.

4 True/False questions

  1. Political CultureA nation's set of fundamental beliefs about how government and politics should be conducted.


  2. Public OpinionPolls taken as people leave voting place. In the past, television networks sometimes used these polls to predict election outcomes before the polls close. In 1992, the television networks agreed not to project the winner in a state until the majority of the polls had closed in the state.


  3. Primary GroupsOrganizations or groups, such as labor unions or fraternal, professional, or religious groups, that may influence an individual's opinion.


  4. Secondary GroupsGroups that a person comes into face-to-face contact with in everyday life, for example, friends, office associates, or a local social club.