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1Instructions for Playing Jeopardy Click on the question that you want to attempt, example $100Read the question and click on theto advanceTo return to the main playing boardfor another question, click on the blue boxin the left hand corner of the answer screen.To advance to Double Jeopardy clickPress page down to begin playing the gameCorrect AnswerReturn
10Which 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.
11AnswerIt is used to measure and compare levels of achievement in health, knowledge, and the standard of living.Return
12Which 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.
13AnswerGDP per capita is a good measure for determining which countries are rich (developed) and which are poor (developing).Return
14Industrial 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.
17Governance 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 IndicatorsFreedom in the WorldDemocracyCorruption Perception
19purchasing power parity 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 paritythe social economy indexgross national productgross domestic product
21refers to when the United Nations recognizes a state. Political legitimacymeans 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.
22Answermeans that the broad citizenry believe that the state exercises rightful authority.Return
23All of the following are sources of collective identity EXCEPT ethnicity or race.occupation.religion.region.
25All 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.
26ritualistic expressions of support for the ruling party. Answerritualistic expressions of support for the ruling party.Return
27A 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.
28Answerthe leaders of the state violate the rule of law and prey on their own citizens.Return
29The 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.
30Answergetting people to do what they otherwise would not.Return
31A 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.
32Answerenduring institutions and practices.Return
33Industrialized 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 democraciesLess developed countriesCurrent and former Communist countriesNewly industrializing countries
34Current and former Communist countries AnswerCurrent and former Communist countriesReturn
35representative forms of government. Rather than operating under the literal “rule of the people,” democratic countries have adoptedfederalist systems.representative forms of government.communism.capitalism.
36representative forms of government. Answerrepresentative forms of government.Return
37democracy. imperialism. totalitarianism. The former communist states’ near-complete control over their societies, politics, and economics was often calleddemocracy.autocracy.imperialism.totalitarianism.
39Authoritarian 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.
40Answerthey have a totalitarian system that seeks to control every aspect of their citizen’s lives and allows no personal freedoms whatsoever.Return
41Which, by definition, involves a small number of cases? a qualitative studya quantitative studythe most similar approachthe most different approach
45Industrialized democracies Current and former Communist countries Difficulties in state building are most pronounced in what region of the world?Industrialized democraciesCurrent and former Communist countriesThe less-developed countriesWestern Europe
46The less-developed countries AnswerThe less-developed countriesReturn
47A 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.
48Answercountries react differently to crises.Return
49normative 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.normativeempiricalethnocentricsovereign
51All 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.
52AnswerAll of the above are necessary for democracy.Return
53The 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.
54Answera lack of a strong sense of national identity, resulting in nationalist movements that challenge the established nation-state.Return
55regime government political system administration What term is used interchangeably to describe the institutions that govern a state and the style and direction taken by the process of administration?regimegovernmentpolitical systemadministration
57First World. Second World. Third World. Primary World. In the World Systems Theory, nations such as the United States and Great Britain would be consideredFirst World.Second World.Third World.Primary World.
60How 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.
61AnswerAuthority is power based on legitimacy.Return
62Political 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.
63conscious and well developed. Answerconscious and well developed.Return
64Which 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 acrosssubnational units.It can have competitive local elections.
65AnswerIt can have competitive local elections.Return
66What is the term used to describe the right to vote? SufferingSuffragetteSuffrageDemocracy
68Globalization 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.
69Answerthe rapid shrinking of social, economic, environmental and political life.Return
70An illiberal democracy would typically be characterized by high voter turnout in single-party electionsmilitary rule coupled with political freedomselections coupled with restrictions on individual civil libertiescolonial rule and a procedure-based legal system
71Answerelections coupled with restrictions on individual civil libertiesReturn