Government Test: Unit 1
Terms in this set (38)
The Supreme Court watches the actions of the President to make sure he is acting according to the Constitution.
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In recent elections in Mexico, the Institutional Revolutionary Party (also known as the ?) has lost control over Congress for the first time in ? years.
Congress can override a Presidential veto by ? majority vote.
The House of Lords can decide whether a law is in the guidelines with the Constitution.
The House of Lords is more powerful than the House of Commons.
If you speak of a right-wig party, you are speaking of a group which holds liberal views.
Tangible and intangible
Government helps us in both ? and ? ways.
The ? is usually the leader of the majority party in the House of Commons.
Governments are important because:
A. They control every aspect of the population.
B. They eliminate the need for participation in national decisions.
C. They enforce rules that control conduct within a population.
B and D
Select all that are TRUE:
A. Libraries are the sole responsibility of the federal government.
B. Making mass transportation available is one of the ways a local government can assist a citizen.
C. Public utilities include amusement parks and county fairs.
D. The state government is involved in licensing businesses.
Leader works for the good of the people.
Leader works for his own benefit.
A few working for the good of the people.
A few working for their own benefit.
The rule of many for the benefit of all.
Dangerous mob slef rule.
The government passes laws to protect the rights of its citizens.
A ? has complete control of the affairs of a country, and is unrestrained by law.
Senate and House of Representatives
The two houses of Congress are:
The Supreme Court is part or our checks and balances system that decides whether a law is within the guidelines of the ?
House of Commons and House of Lords
The two houses of Parliament are the:
Most one-party systems are associated with:
Aristotle believed that if a person found and achieved his ? in life, he would be truly happy.
St. Thomas Aquinas was a writer of the medieval period.
The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital
The two works that Karl Marx wrote are:
The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates
John Milton's work which speaks of the peoples' right to select and remove rulers is titled ?
Aquinas never did finish Summa Contra Gentiles, a treatise which explained Christian theology.
Paul tells Timothy that all leaders should be prayer for.
Human thought and lifestyle within a certain time period or place is known as a ?
Which of these Bible passages instruct us to pray for those in authority?
A. Romans 13: 1-18
B. Psalm 119: 1-2
C. 1 Timothy 2: 1-4
One similarity between the United States Supreme Court and the British House of Lords is that:
A. They both have the right to judge the behavior of a high ranking official.
B. They both can judge whether a law is in guideline with the constitution.
C. They are both appointed for life.
Applying Christian principles in politics such as Daniel did can have an influence in high government, and we find the story of Daniel's stand for the Lord in the book of ?, Chapter 6.
The Renaissance philosopher ? is known as the father of political science.
China has a ? government.
A, C, D, E,G, and H
Select six countries with multiparty systems.
A. Sri Lanka
B. Great Britain
Dictators such as Germany's Adolph Hitle committed appalling acts as abuse of their governmental power. Another work for such acts is:
Being in agreement with the standards of right conduct is called ?
The right to a speedy trial is incorporated in the term ?