Politics: An Introduction, Second Edition: Chapter 7

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) women
b) minorities
c) prisoners
d) the mentally ill
e) those who have reached the age of 18

Question 2:


a) constituents
b) independents
c) private candidates
d) non-ideological
e) autonomous

Question 3:


a) Massachusetts
b) New York
c) London
d) Ottawa
e) Germany

Question 4:


a) unitary systems
b) a voting age of 21
c) two-party systems
d) compulsory voting
e) voluntary voting

Question 5:


a) Canada
b) Great Britain
c) Australia
d) the United States
e) Ireland

Question 6:


a) run-off election
b) second round of voting
c) minority government
d) coalition government
e) all of the above

Question 7:


a) one-party systems
b) two-party systems
c) multi-party systems
d) burgeoning democracies
e) proportional representation systems

Question 8:


a) Conservative and Liberal
b) Conservative and Liberal Democratic
c) Conservative and Labour
d) Labour and Liberal
e) Labour and Republican

Question 9:


a) militia
b) umbrella
c) cadre
d) mass
e) workers’

Question 10:


a) Stephen Harper
b) Jean Chrétien
c) Stéphane Dion
d) Kim Campbell
e) Brian Mulroney

Question 11:


a) Hugo Chavez
b) Bill Clinton
c) Jean Chrétien
d) Ernesto Zedillo
e) Fidel Castro

Question 12:


a) 1948
b) 1966
c) 1867
d) 1940
e) 1916

Question 13:


a) Brian Mulroney
b) Jean Chrétien
c) John Turner
d) Joe Clark
e) Kim Campbell

Question 14:


a) prisoners
b) non-Canadian citizens
c) crown attorneys
d) judges
e) all of the above

Question 15:


a) regional
b) provincial
c) cadre
d) separatist
e) elite

Question 16:


a) facilitating voter registration
b) assisting voters in getting to election polls
c) creating a link between government and the people
d) recruiting new voters
e) all of the above

Question 17:


a) competitive
b) elitist
c) cadre
d) mass
e) umbrella

Question 18:


a) proportional representation
b) simple plurality
c) one-party
d) single transferable vote
e) run-off

Question 19:


a) those with higher education
b) those new to the political process
c) immigrants
d) youth
e) minority groups

Question 20:


a) Ontario
b) Quebec
c) Alberta
d) British Columbia
e) Manitoba

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