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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. social movement
  2. material incentive
  3. actual group
  4. right-to-work law
  5. subgovernments
  1. a a state law that forbids the requirement of union membership as a condition of employment
  2. b exclusive relationships composed of interest groups leaders, government agency personnel, and members of the congressional committees who perform mutually beneficial services for each other at the public's expense
  3. c many things valued in monetary terms
  4. d a widely shared demand for change in some aspect of the social or political order
  5. e a group composed of those in the potential group who are members of the interest groups

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. groups which have very narrow interests, shun compromise, and single-mindedly pursue goals
  2. a situation where individuals let others work to secure a collective good and then enjoy the benefit without contributing anything to the group effort
  3. "friend of the court" briefs filed by interest groups to inform the court of their position and to state how their welfare would be affected by a ruling
  4. organizations that seek a collective good which does not only benefit their membership
  5. rule established to prevent free-riders by requiring new employees to join the union where one has been granted bargaining rights

5 True/False questions

  1. ratingsassessment of a legislator's voting record on issues important to an interest group

          

  2. incentivesomething of value one cannot get without joining an organization

          

  3. political action committeesa signal telling a legislator what values are at stake in a vote, and how that issue fits with his or her own political views or party agenda

          

  4. interest groupsorganizations where people with similar policy goals enter the political process to achieve those goals

          

  5. collective gooda group composed of all people who share some common interest