Politics: An Introduction, Second Edition: Chapter 1

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the “Submit my answers” button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) corporations
b) institutions
c) groups
d) nations
e) individuals

Question 2:


a) solitary
b) independent
c) painful
d) free
e) autonomous

Question 3:


a) Money
b) Power
c) Influence
d) Freedom
e) What

Question 4:


a) religion
b) linguistics
c) classics
d) chemistry
e) philosophy

Question 5:


a) the governance of social units
b) the allocation of power
c) political actors in society
d) the allocation of responsibility
e) all of the above

Question 6:


a) structural
b) literal
c) political
d) system
e) societal

Question 7:


a) organizations
b) nation-states
c) individuals
d) corporations
e) non-governmental groups

Question 8:


a) family
b) business
c) sport
d) religion
e) all of the above

Question 9:


a) 1914 and 1918
b) 1945 and 1991
c) 2000 and 2010
d) 1946 and 1964
e) 1960 and 1970

Question 10:


a) cultural
b) ethnic
c) intergovernmental
d) spiritual
e) non-governmental

Question 11:


a) “The more you earn, the poorer you will be”
b) “The more you work, the poorer you will be”
c) “The more you know, the less you understand”
d) “The more you know, the richer you will be”
e) “Know yourself and understand others”

Question 12:


a) 1776 to 1812
b) 1775 to 1783
c) 1914 to 1918
d) 1946 to 1964
e) 1900 to 1945

Question 13:


a) Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island
b) Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick
c) Ontario, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island
d) Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island
e) Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba, and Nova Scotia

Question 14:


a) 1950s
b) 1960s
c) 1970s
d) 1980s
e) 1990s

Question 15:


a) Russia
b) China
c) the United States
d) the Soviet Union
e) Canada

Question 16:


a) bees
b) beavers
c) butterflies
d) wolves
e) birds

Question 17:


a) organization
b) controversy
c) authority
d) debate
e) fairness

Question 18:


a) uncertainty
b) problem-solving
c) conflict resolution
d) urban design
e) development

Question 19:


a) power
b) wealth
c) legitimacy
d) rule
e) obedience

Question 20:


a) Canada and the United States
b) Canada and the United Kingdom
c) the United States and the United Kingdom
d) Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom
e) the United Kingdom and France

Question 21:


a) True
b) False

Question 22:


a) True
b) False

Question 23:


a) True
b) False

Question 24:


a) True
b) False

Question 25:


a) True
b) False

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