# Instructions for Playing Jeopardy

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Instructions for Playing Jeopardy
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Measuring Development

Terminology

Regimes

Comparing

The Basics

Define It

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Which of the following statements about the Human Development Index is CORRECT?
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.

Answer It is used to measure and compare levels of achievement in health, knowledge, and the standard of living. Return

Which of the following statements is correct?
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.

Answer GDP per capita is a good measure for determining which countries are rich (developed) and which are poor (developing). Return

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.

competitive elections.

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Governance Indicators Freedom in the World
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 Democracy Corruption Perception

Answer Freedom in the World Return

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

gross domestic product

refers to when the United Nations recognizes a state.
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 means that the broad citizenry believe that the state exercises rightful authority. Return

All of the following are sources of collective identity EXCEPT
ethnicity or race. occupation. religion. region.

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.

ritualistic expressions of support for the ruling party.
Answer ritualistic expressions of support for the ruling party. Return

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 the leaders of the state violate the rule of law and prey on their own citizens. Return

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 getting people to do what they otherwise would not. Return

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 enduring institutions and practices. Return

Industrialized democracies Less developed countries
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

Current and former Communist countries
Answer Current and former Communist countries Return

representative forms of government.
Rather than operating under the literal “rule of the people,” democratic countries have adopted federalist systems. representative forms of government. communism. capitalism.

representative forms of government.
Answer representative forms of government. Return

democracy. imperialism. totalitarianism.
The former communist states’ near-complete control over their societies, politics, and economics was often called democracy. autocracy. imperialism. 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 they have a totalitarian system that seeks to control every aspect of their citizen’s lives and allows no personal freedoms whatsoever. Return

Which, by definition, involves a small number of cases?
a qualitative study a quantitative study the most similar approach the most different approach

It is impossible to understand politics without understanding:
economics. territory. public opinion. power.

Industrialized democracies Current and former Communist countries
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

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 countries react differently to crises. Return

normative empirical ethnocentric sovereign
When comparativists try to explain how things are by arguing a relationship between two or more concepts, they are using a(n) _______ approach. normative empirical ethnocentric sovereign

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 All of the above are necessary for democracy. Return

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 a lack of a strong sense of national identity, resulting in nationalist movements that challenge the established nation-state. Return

What term is used interchangeably to describe the institutions that govern a state and the style and direction taken by the process of administration? regime government political system administration

First World. Second World. Third World. Primary World.
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.

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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 Authority is power based on legitimacy. Return

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.

conscious and well developed.
Answer conscious and well developed. Return

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 It can have competitive local elections. Return

What is the term used to describe the right to vote?
Suffering Suffragette Suffrage Democracy

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 the rapid shrinking of social, economic, environmental and political life. Return

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 elections coupled with restrictions on individual civil liberties Return

Final Jeopardy Comparative Government

Final Jeopardy Define Comparative Government

The field within political science
that focuses on domestic politics and analyzes patterns of similarity and difference among countries

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