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Government/Civics Understandings To play the game, go to the next slide and click on a point value to go to a question. To go to final Wrap-Up click on Final Wrap-Up at the bottom of the main screen.
Forms of Government Civic Participation European Union FederalismVocabulary Democratic Governments
Team 1Team 2Team 3Team 4 Team 5 Wager board
What form of government gives all the power to a central government?
Unitary government score board
What type of government consists of voluntary, equal members?
Confederation score board
What type of government divides the power between the central and local governments?
Federal system score board
What type of government does Germany have?
Federal system scoreboard
What form of government does France have?
Unitary score board
Who holds power in an autocracy?
Single ruler score board
Who holds the power in a democracy?
The people (voters) score board
Who can vote in an oligarchy?
The ruling party (ruling group) score board
How do autocratic rulers come to power?
Through their bloodlines or with the support of the military score board
In what two types of government do citizens have no voting rights?
Autocracy and oligarchy score board
What are two forms of democratic government in Europe?
Parliamentary and Presidential score board
In the two forms of democratic government, in what way are the prime minister and president alike?
They run the government and are in charge of the military. score board
What representative body of the British Parliament has the most power?
House of Commons score board
What common responsibility do citizens in Parliamentary and Presidential governments have?
The right to vote score board
Who serves as the head of state in a Parliamentary System?
Monarch (King or Queen) score board
How many countries are members of the European Union?
27 score board
What is the official currency of the European Union?
Euro score board
How has the creation of a common currency benefitted the European Union?
It makes trade among the members easier and less expensive. score board
How many members of the European Union use their own currency?
12 score board
Why was the European Union created?
To make Europe more competitive in world markets score board
Who is the chief executive of the German government?
The chancellor score board
How many states make up the German Bundesrat?
16 score board
What are the two houses of the German Parliament?
Bundestag and Bundesrat score board
What are the two parts of the Russian Federal Assembly?
Federation Council, State Duma score board
Who is the head of state of the Russian Federation?
President score board
What is the name of the document that explains the rights, responsibilities, and duties of levels of government?
Constitution score board
What is another word for money?
Currency score board
What is the title given to a ruler who has complete, autocratic power?
Dictator score board
What is a name given to a government which guarantees people certain benefits when they are unemployed, poor, or sick?
Welfare state score board
What are two terms used to describe a law-making body of government?
Assembly, Legislature, Parliament score board
Make your wager on the scoreboard scoreFinal Question
What are two advantages of living in a country that is a member of the European Union?
Cheaper products (no tariffs), can live and work in any EU country, can move freely between EU countries, can vote in local elections of EU countries even if not a citizen score board