Canadian Democracy, A Concise Introduction - Chapter 1

Instructions:

Question 1:


a) Marxism
b) Feminism
c) Postmodernism
d) Both A and C
e) All of the above

Question 2:


a) Karl Marx
b) John Locke
c) Aristotle
d) Bertrand Russell
e) Max Weber

Question 3:


a) A monopoly over the use of force in its territory
b) A competitive party system
c) A complex set of governing institutions
d) Both B and C
e) Both A and C

Question 4:


a) Class analysis
b) Pluralism
c) Feminism
d) Postmodernism
e) None of the above

Question 5:


a) Extortion
b) Persuasion
c) Verbal threat
d) Blackmail
e) Fines

Question 6:


a) Alexis de Tocqueville
b) Thomas Jefferson
c) Karl Marx
d) David Easton
e) Eugene Forsey

Question 7:


a) The system of institutions and agencies used to exercise the state’s authority
b) The activity by which rival claims are settled by public authorities
c) The ability to influence what happens in society
d) Both B and C
e) All of the above

Question 8:


a) Plebiscites
b) Petitions
c) Referendums
d) Both A and C
e) Both B and C

Question 9:


a) Everyone is subject to the law.
b) No one is above the law.
c) Public officials may only exercise those powers that have been assigned by law to their offices.
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

Question 10:


a) Car salespeople
b) Nurses
c) Teachers
d) Both B and C
e) All of the above

Question 11:


a) People need to be governed.
b) The things people desire are scarce.
c) Most people enjoy elections.
d) It is the art of the possible.
e) All of the above

Question 12:


a) The public agenda
b) The institutional agenda
c) The caucus agenda
d) The Prime Minister’s agenda
e) The Queen’s agenda

Question 13:


a) The formal political equality of all citizens
b) The realistic possibility that voters can replace the government
c) The protection of certain basic rights and freedoms
d) Both B and C
e) All of the above

Question 14:


a) Cultural hegemony
b) Propaganda
c) Corporatism
d) Conservatism
e) Conspicuous consumption

Question 15:


a) Influence
b) Coercion
c) Authority
d) Dominance
e) Pressure

Question 16:


a) Elected legislatures
b) Periodic elections
c) Propaganda
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

Question 17:


a) Sexual inequality
b) Scarcity
c) The unequal division of wealth
d) Cultural divisions
e) Laws and the constitution

Question 18:


a) Authority
b) Coercion
c) Influence
d) Dominance
e) Pressure

Question 19:


a) Popular tolerance of diversity
b) A constitution
c) Competitive elections
d) A strong police force
e) A charismatic leader

Question 20:


a) Majoritarianism
b) Pluralism
c) Responsiveness
d) Populism
e) Communism

Question 21:


a) They must be fair and equitable.
b) They must take into account many points of view.
c) They must be accepted by most people as reasonable.
d) They must be laid out in a written constitution.
e) All of the above

Question 22:


a) Independent judiciary
b) Police under direct civilian control
c) Equality of treatment
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

Question 23:


a) Authority
b) Coercion
c) Influence
d) Dominance
e) Pressure

Question 24:


a) Interpersonal trust
b) Civic duty
c) Involvement in politics and the community
d) Both A and B
e) All of the above

Question 25:


a) Referendum
b) Recall election
c) Plebiscite
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

Question 26:


a) True
b) False

Question 27:


a) True
b) False

Question 28:


a) True
b) False

Question 29:


a) True
b) False

Question 30:


a) True
b) False

Question 31:


a) True
b) False

Question 32:


a) True
b) False

Question 33:


a) True
b) False

Question 34:


a) True
b) False

Question 35:


a) True
b) False

Question 36:


a) True
b) False

Question 37:


a) True
b) False

Question 38:


a) True
b) False

Question 39:


a) True
b) False

Question 40:


a) True
b) False