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CRCT QUESTIONS due Friday! Write your answers on the back of your study guide. Governance Test on Thursday! STUDY!!!! September 21, Warm-up 2.Review for Governance Test 3.Ticket out the door!
Warm up: September 21, 2011 Look at the chart; answer the questions.
What role do religious leaders play in the Israeli government? They have some influence in making laws. How long does a Monarch rule? Until he dies or gives up power. Saudi Arabia is ruled by a ….. King What role do the people play in a government that is a monarchy Like that of Saudi Arabia? They have little influence, as the ruler makes most decisions.
What is Shariah law? Laws based on the teachings of the Quran What is the definition of a “Theocracy”? A government that sees God as the Supreme ruler. Why is Iran sometimes called a theocratic republic? Iran’s government is led by both an elected parliament and powerful religious leaders. What is an Ayatollah? A Shia religious leader
Saudi Arabia is ruled by King Saud. What type of Government does Saudi Arabia have? Monarchy Which SW Asian country would be a good example of a federal system of government? Israel
Jeff Davis Middle School 7 th Grade Social Studies SW Asia Governance
Distribute Power Citizen Participation Democratic Governments
Row 1, Col 1 In a Unitary government system, who holds most of the power? Central Government
1,2 In an Autocracy, who makes most of the important governmental decisions? An individual ruler
1,3 Which branch of the government is responsible for making and carrying out the laws in a PARLIAMENTARY system of government? Legislature
1,4 Which best describes the two predominant forms of a Democratic government? Parliamentary and Presidential
2,1 What country is a good example of a Unitary government? Saudi Arabia
2,2 Who are the decision makers in an Oligarchy? A group of powerful leaders
2,3 What is the role of the President regarding the laws passed in the legislature? He is to enforce the laws.
2,4 The leader of a parliamentary system is chosen by …? The political party with the most representatives in the legislature.
3,1 In a Confederation government system, who holds most of the power? Local government
3,2 Why do the individual voters have more power in a Democracy than they do in an Autocracy or and Oligarchy? The people play a role in deciding who rules as they vote on officials to make the laws.
3,3 The Israeli parliament is called the……? Knesset
3,4 The Head of State in a parliamentary system is often a person who has…? A ceremonial role without much actual power.
4,1 What is a weakness of a Confederation government system? Central government has only as much power as the local governments are willing to give.
4,2 Which SW Asian country could be described as an Autocracy? Saudi Arabia
4,3 Which SW Asian country would be a good example of a federal system of government? Israel
4,4 Which branch of government passes laws in a Presidential system of government? Legislative
5,1 In a federal system of government, who holds most of the power? Power is shared among different levels of government.
5,2 Which SW Asian country has a democratic system of government? Israel
5,3 What is the leader of a Parliamentary system often called? Prime Minister
5,4 In a Presidential system of government how is a President chosen? Elected by popular vote; separately from the legislature.
SUMMARY Everyone write 5 facts that you have learned about Governance! Then, share with your group! Pick the 5 best facts and put them on a paper with all the names in your group! Staple everyone’s papers to the back of the groups paper! Turn it in to Ms. Kerns. Put your seats back into rows! Study for Test, finish CRCT questions or read AR!