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Instructions for Playing Jeopardy Click on the question that you want to attempt, example $100 Read the question and click on the to advance To return to the main playing board for another question, click on the blue box in the left hand corner of the answer screen. To advance to Double Jeopardy click Press page down to begin playing the game Correct Answer Return
It is compiled by the World Bank. It includes measures for sustainable development. It is used to measure and compare levels of achievement in health, knowledge, and the standard of living. It assesses the level of interaction between people in a political system. Which of the following statements about the Human Development Index is CORRECT?
Return Answer It is used to measure and compare levels of achievement in health, knowledge, and the standard of living.
GDP per capita is a good measure for determining which countries are rich (developed) and which are poor (developing). GDP per capita is the same as GDP according to purchasing power parity. GDP per capita is the best way to determine the overall size of a country’s economy relative to other countries. GDP per capita is not a factor taken into account in determining the Human Development Index. Which of the following statements is correct?
Answer Return GDP per capita is a good measure for determining which countries are rich (developed) and which are poor (developing).
Industrial democracies are characterized by relatively large populations (in the top 10 percent of the most populated countries in the world). government-owned media. lack of popular sovereignty. competitive elections.
Answer Return competitive elections.
The _______________ index gives states scores of 1 to 7 according to their records in two broad categories: political rights and civil liberties; then divides states into three groups: Free, Partly Free, and Not Free. Governance Indicators Freedom in the World DemocracyCorruption Perception
Answer Return Freedom in the World
The most fundamental comparative measure is economic size, which is expressed using _____________, a figure calculated by giving dollar value to all the goods and services produced by a state in a year. purchasing power parity the social economy index gross national product gross domestic product
Answer Return gross domestic product
Political legitimacy means that the broad citizenry believe that the state exercises rightful authority. is possible only in a democratic political system. refers to when the United Nations recognizes a state. is possible only when the citizenry comes from the same ethnic group.
Answer Return means that the broad citizenry believe that the state exercises rightful authority.
All of the following are sources of collective identity EXCEPT ethnicity or race. occupation. religion.region.
Answer Return occupation.
All of the following are frequent characteristics of transitional democracies EXCEPT control of the media.ritualistic expressions of support for the ruling party. undermining opponent’s parties. ensuring that the ruling party is re- elected.
Answer Return ritualistic expressions of support for the ruling party.
A failed state is one in which the leaders of the state violate the rule of law and prey on their own citizens. the leaders of the state fail to pay their United Nations dues. the government is authoritarian and denies its citizens political freedoms. large numbers of citizens try to leave either legally or illegally.
Answer Return the leaders of the state violate the rule of law and prey on their own citizens.
The most common definition of power used in comparative politics is making people do what you want. getting people to do what they otherwise would not. doing what people expect within a democratic system. taking away the ability of others to use force.
Answer Return getting people to do what they otherwise would not.
A regime in political science terminology is a government the United States does not like. enduring institutions and practices. an organized political party. the party in power in a government.
Answer Return enduring institutions and practices.
Russia, China, North Korea, and Cuba are a few of the countries that are usually classified as what type of state? Industrialized democracies Less developed countries Current and former Communist countries Newly industrializing countries
Answer Return Current and former Communist countries
Rather than operating under the literal “rule of the people,” democratic countries have adopted federalist systems. representative forms of government. communism.capitalism.
Answer Return representative forms of government.
The former communist states’ near-complete control over their societies, politics, and economics was often called democracy. autocracy. imperialism.totalitarianism.
Answer Return totalitarianism.
Authoritarian regimes are characterized by all of the following EXCEPT power (or authority) is highly concentrated in a single individual, small group of people, single party, or institution. they have a totalitarian system that seeks to control every aspect of their citizen’s lives and allows no personal freedoms whatsoever. those in power claim an exclusive right to govern and use various means, including force, to impose their will on their citizens. they lack an effective procedure for selecting political leaders or holding them accountable.
Answer Return they have a totalitarian system that seeks to control every aspect of their citizen’s lives and allows no personal freedoms whatsoever.
Which, by definition, involves a small number of cases? a qualitative studya quantitative study the most similar approach the most different approach
Answer Return a qualitative study
It is impossible to understand politics without understanding: economics.territory. public opinion.power.
Answer Return power.
Difficulties in state building are most pronounced in what region of the world? Industrialized democracies Current and former Communist countries The less-developed countries Western Europe
Answer Return The less-developed countries
A primary goal of the study of comparative government is to understand why each country develops political systems in the same way. religion, language, and culture play a limited role in defining a nation. globalization has not been a factor in political decision making. countries react differently to crises.
Answer Return countries react differently to crises.
normativeempirical ethnocentricsovereign When comparativists try to explain how things are by arguing a relationship between two or more concepts, they are using a(n) _______ approach.
Answer Return empirical
All of the following have been proposed as necessary conditions for democracy to succeed EXCEPT secure national boundaries. widespread acceptance of democratic values. minimal level of economic development. All of the above are necessary for democracy.
Answer Return All of the above are necessary for democracy.
The text defines a major source of political instability as lack of a democratic form of government. low levels of economic development. a lack of a strong sense of national identity, resulting in nationalist movements that challenge the established nation-state. continued intervention by multiple international organizations.
Answer Return a lack of a strong sense of national identity, resulting in nationalist movements that challenge the established nation-state.
regimegovernment political systemadministration What term is used interchangeably to describe the institutions that govern a state and the style and direction taken by the process of administration?
Answer Return government
In the World Systems Theory, nations such as the United States and Great Britain would be considered First World.Second World. Third World.Primary World.
Answer Return First World.
How are “authority” and “power” related? Authority is coercive and power is non-coercive. Authority is power based on legitimacy. They are interchangeable.Authority gives the right to rule, power is the use of that authority.
Answer Return Authority is power based on legitimacy.
Political ideology is different than political culture because it is: conscious and well developed. developed by the masses rather than elites. not rationally justified. it is less frequently observed.
Answer Return conscious and well developed.
Which of the following is true of a unitary system? It has no local or subnational governments at all. It constitutionally protects local and subnational governments. It must implement policy uniformly across subnational units. It can have competitive local elections.
Answer Return It can have competitive local elections.
What is the term used to describe the right to vote? SufferingSuffragette SuffrageDemocracy
Answer Return Suffrage
Globalization is the process of extending the power of one nation-state around the world. making the nation-state a global standard for political organizations. strengthening the power and authority of supranational political organizations. the rapid shrinking of social, economic, environmental and political life.
Answer Return the rapid shrinking of social, economic, environmental and political life.
An illiberal democracy would typically be characterized by high voter turnout in single-party elections military rule coupled with political freedoms elections coupled with restrictions on individual civil liberties colonial rule and a procedure-based legal system
Answer Return elections coupled with restrictions on individual civil liberties