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1 Wesberry v. Sanders established the principle of: a)The exclusionary rule. b)“One man, one vote.” c)Race as a factor for admitting students to institutions of higher education. d)Judicial review. e)The right to counsel.

2 Wesberry v. Sanders established the principle of: a)The exclusionary rule. b)“One man, one vote.” c)Race as a factor for admitting students to institutions of higher education. d)Judicial review. e)The right to counsel.

3 The original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court does not include which of the following: a)A case between two or more states. b)A case involving an appeal based on denial of due process. c)A case between one state and citizens of another state. d)A case involving a foreign diplomat. e)A case between a state and a foreign nation.

4 The original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court does not include which of the following: a)A case between two or more states. b)A case involving an appeal based on denial of due process. c)A case between one state and citizens of another state. d)A case involving a foreign diplomat. e)A case between a state and a foreign nation.

5 The indirect purpose of the Pendleton Act was to: a)Establish a civil service system for the federal government. b)Make the assassination of the president a federal crime. c)Make the federal government more efficient and less susceptible to corruption. d)Prohibit political parties in power from soliciting campaign contributions from federal officeholders. e)Limit the level of federal officeholders who were appointed rather than elected.

6 The indirect purpose of the Pendleton Act was to: a)Establish a civil service system for the federal government. b)Make the assassination of the president a federal crime. c)Make the federal government more efficient and less susceptible to corruption. d)Prohibit political parties in power from soliciting campaign contributions from federal officeholders. e)Limit the level of federal officeholders who were appointed rather than elected.

7 The significance of the Immigration Act of 1965 is that the act: a)Abolished the national quota system for immigration. b)Reinstated the elements of the Gentlemen’s Agreement of c)Continued the system of preferences for skilled workers and relatives of US citizens. d)Provided an amnesty under which undocumented aliens could become legal citizens. e)Made it easier for the INS to deport illegal aliens.

8 The significance of the Immigration Act of 1965 is that the act: a)Abolished the national quota system for immigration. b)Reinstated the elements of the Gentlemen’s Agreement of c)Continued the system of preferences for skilled workers and relatives of US citizens. d)Provided an amnesty under which undocumented aliens could become legal citizens. e)Made it easier for the INS to deport illegal aliens.

9 The informal organization of interests in Congress is dominated by: a)Subcommittees. b)Select committees. c)Networks. d)Caucuses. e)Congressional staffs.

10 The informal organization of interests in Congress is dominated by: a)Subcommittees. b)Select committees. c)Networks. d)Caucuses. e)Congressional staffs.

11 Which of the following was instituted to limit the power of the presidency: a)Line-item veto. b)War Powers Resolution of c)National Performance Review. d)Law authorizing the appointment of an independent counsel. e)National Security Advisor.

12 Which of the following was instituted to limit the power of the presidency: a)Line-item veto. b)War Powers Resolution of c)National Performance Review. d)Law authorizing the appointment of an independent counsel. e)National Security Advisor.

13 In voting on legislation, a member of Congress is more likely to vote based on: a)Party loyalty. b)The interests of his or her constituents. c)What the president wants, regardless of which party the president belongs to. d)What the president wants if the Congress member and the president belong to the same party. e)The urging of the parties whip.

14 In voting on legislation, a member of Congress is more likely to vote based on: a)Party loyalty. b)The interests of his or her constituents. c)What the president wants, regardless of which party the president belongs to. d)What the president wants if the Congress member and the president belong to the same party. e)The urging of the parties whip.

15 To say that the American people tend to be “ideologically conservative but operationally liberal” means that: a)Americans favor conservative moral values but also favor the latest in management techniques to supervise government bureaucracy. b)Americans are both conservative and liberal. c)Americans are likely to support limited government in theory but support social programs in practice. d)Americans are likely to talk about the need for social welfare programs but to vote for legislators who restrain government spending. e)Ideology has little impact on American politics.

16 To say that the American people tend to be “ideologically conservative but operationally liberal” means that: a)Americans favor conservative moral values but also favor the latest in management techniques to supervise government bureaucracy. b)Americans are both conservative and liberal. c)Americans are likely to support limited government in theory but support social programs in practice. d)Americans are likely to talk about the need for social welfare programs but to vote for legislators who restrain government spending. e)Ideology has little impact on American politics.

17 Public opinion is: I.The sum total of the opinion of everyone in the nation. II.Made up of many different publics. III.Related to a specific issue. a)I. only b)II. only c)III. only d)I. and II. e)II. and III.

18 Public opinion is: I.The sum total of the opinion of everyone in the nation. II.Made up of many different publics. III.Related to a specific issue. a)I. only b)II. only c)III. only d)I. and II. e)II. and III.

19 Which of the following statements best describes government under the Articles of Confederation: a)The Confederation government established guidelines for settling new territories and admitting new states. b)Because of the colonists’ experiences with Great Britain, the Article of Confederation had been written so that real power remained with the states. c)States could not make treaties without Congress’s approval, nor could the states pass laws that conflicted with treaties made by the central government. d)The Confederation government was hampered in its ability to levy taxes. e)Because of sectional interests, the central government could not agree on whether or not to set customs duties or how high the tariff should be.

20 Which of the following statements best describes government under the Articles of Confederation: a)The Confederation government established guidelines for settling new territories and admitting new states. b)Because of the colonists’ experiences with Great Britain, the Article of Confederation had been written so that real power remained with the states. c)States could not make treaties without Congress’s approval, nor could the states pass laws that conflicted with treaties made by the central government. d)The Confederation government was hampered in its ability to levy taxes. e)Because of sectional interests, the central government could not agree on whether or not to set customs duties or how high the tariff should be.

21 All of the following are clientele agencies EXCEPT the: a)Department of Agriculture. b)Department of Labor. c)Department of Housing and Urban Development. d)Department of Defense. e)Department of Education.

22 All of the following are clientele agencies EXCEPT the: a)Department of Agriculture. b)Department of Labor. c)Department of Housing and Urban Development. d)Department of Defense. e)Department of Education.

23 The major difference between interest groups and political parties is that interest groups: a)Want to influence specific policies whereas political parties want to control government. b)Lobby government officials whereas members of political parties are elected or appointed officials. c)Raise money to donate to political parties. d)Have no allegiance to the general public whereas political parties have allegiance at least to constituents. e)Work behind the scenes whereas political parties are open to anyone.

24 The major difference between interest groups and political parties is that interest groups: a)Want to influence specific policies whereas political parties want to control government. b)Lobby government officials whereas members of political parties are elected or appointed officials. c)Raise money to donate to political parties. d)Have no allegiance to the general public whereas political parties have allegiance at least to constituents. e)Work behind the scenes whereas political parties are open to anyone.

25 The statement “it is emphatically the province and duty of the judicial department to say what the law is” relates to which of the following cases: a)Brown v. Board of Education b)Plessy v. Ferguson c)Miranda v. Arizona d)Marbury v. Madison e)McCulloch v. Maryland

26 The statement “it is emphatically the province and duty of the judicial department to say what the law is” relates to which of the following cases: a)Brown v. Board of Education b)Plessy v. Ferguson c)Miranda v. Arizona d)Marbury v. Madison e)McCulloch v. Maryland

27 Senatorial courtesy refers to the practice: a)Of appointing senators to the committees they wish to sit on. b)Whereby a nominee to the federal court is rejected if opposed by the senator from the state where the nominee will serve if the senator is from the president’s party. c)Of relinquishing the floor to a senator who wishes to speak. d)Of senators’ supporting pork-barrel legislation from one another. e)Of inviting the president to deliver the State of Union address in the Senate chamber.

28 Senatorial courtesy refers to the practice: a)Of appointing senators to the committees they wish to sit on. b)Whereby a nominee to the federal court is rejected if opposed by the senator from the state where the nominee will serve if the senator is from the president’s party. c)Of relinquishing the floor to a senator who wishes to speak. d)Of senators’ supporting pork-barrel legislation from one another. e)Of inviting the president to deliver the State of Union address in the Senate chamber.

29 All of the following are examples of conventional political participation EXCEPT: a)Making a campaign contribution to a candidate for public office. b)Testifying at a public hearing. c)Voting. d)Participating in a march to protest pending legislation. e)Volunteering as a campaign worker to stuff envelopes for a mailing.

30 All of the following are examples of conventional political participation EXCEPT: a)Making a campaign contribution to a candidate for public office. b)Testifying at a public hearing. c)Voting. d)Participating in a march to protest pending legislation. e)Volunteering as a campaign worker to stuff envelopes for a mailing.

31 All of the following help to explain the decline of voter turn out EXCEPT: a)The difficult process involved in registering to vote. b)A decline in Americans’ sense of political efficiency. c)A decline in political parties. d)Lack of interest. e)A decline in the belief that government is responsive to citizens’ concerns.

32 All of the following help to explain the decline of voter turn out EXCEPT: a)The difficult process involved in registering to vote. b)A decline in Americans’ sense of political efficiency. c)A decline in political parties. d)Lack of interest. e)A decline in the belief that government is responsive to citizens’ concerns.

33 All of the following are linkage institutions in the United States EXCEPT: a)Political parties. b)Elections. c)The media. d)Interest groups. e)Congress.

34 All of the following are linkage institutions in the United States EXCEPT: a)Political parties. b)Elections. c)The media. d)Interest groups. e)Congress.

35 All of the following benefit congressional subcommittees in an iron triangle EXCEPT: a)Contributions by client groups to the elections campaigns of subcommittee members. b)Expert information from government agency witnesses at subcommittee hearings. c)Assistance from the government agency with complaints from constituents. d)The seniority of the committee chair. e)Expert testimony at subcommittee hearings from the client groups’ representatives.

36 All of the following benefit congressional subcommittees in an iron triangle EXCEPT: a)Contributions by client groups to the elections campaigns of subcommittee members. b)Expert information from government agency witnesses at subcommittee hearings. c)Assistance from the government agency with complaints from constituents. d)The seniority of the committee chair. e)Expert testimony at subcommittee hearings from the client groups’ representatives.

37 The elite theory of politics posits which of the following? a)The need for coalition building. b)Compromise. c)Republicanism. d)A strata of wealthy people. e)Civil disobedience.

38 The elite theory of politics posits which of the following? a)The need for coalition building. b)Compromise. c)Republicanism. d)A strata of wealthy people. e)Civil disobedience.

39 The relationship between the print media and the federal government is defined by the a)Role of the Federal Communications Commission. b)Doctrine against prior restraint. c)Fairness doctrine. d)Commerce clause. e)Equal time rule.

40 The relationship between the print media and the federal government is defined by the a)Role of the Federal Communications Commission. b)Doctrine against prior restraint. c)Fairness doctrine. d)Commerce clause. e)Equal time rule.

41 Federal block grants are an example of: a)The deregulation of some industries. b)The increasing federal oversight of state activities. c)Revenue sharing. d)The devolution of federal powers. e)Pork-barrel legislation.

42 Federal block grants are an example of: a)The deregulation of some industries. b)The increasing federal oversight of state activities. c)Revenue sharing. d)The devolution of federal powers. e)Pork-barrel legislation.

43 Which of the following is a Congressional staff agency? a)Office of Management and Budget. b)Independent Prosecutor's Office. c)Library of Congress. d)General Accountability Office. e)Federal Emergency Management Agency.

44 Which of the following is a Congressional staff agency? a)Office of Management and Budget. b)Independent Prosecutor's Office. c)Library of Congress. d)General Accountability Office. e)Federal Emergency Management Agency.

45 Which of the following is less a predictor of one’s political ideology than it once was? a)Gender b)Religion c)Social class d)Ethnicity e)Age

46 Which of the following is less a predictor of one’s political ideology than it once was? a)Gender b)Religion c)Social class d)Ethnicity e)Age

47 Which of the following cases extended the Fourth Amendment’s protection against unreasonable searches and seizures to the states? a)Gideon vs. Wainwright b)Schenck vs. United States c)Miranda vs. Arizona d)Mapp vs. Iowa e)Heart of Atlanta Motel vs. United States

48 Which of the following cases extended the Fourth Amendment’s protection against unreasonable searches and seizures to the states? a)Gideon vs. Wainwright b)Schenck vs. United States c)Miranda vs. Arizona d)Mapp vs. Ohio e)Heart of Atlanta Motel vs. United States

49 Which of the following has a Constitutional responsibility to participate in the budget-making process? a)The President b)The House c)The Senate d)Both the House and Senate e)Congress and the President

50 Which of the following has a Constitutional responsibility to participate in the budget-making process? a)The President b)The House c)The Senate d)Both the House and Senate e)Congress and the President

51 All of the following are examples of concern for the general welfare EXCEPT a)The Food and Drug Administration b)PACs c)Regulation of public utilities d)The Department of Housing and Urban Development e)Right of eminent domain

52 All of the following are examples of concern for the general welfare EXCEPT a)The Food and Drug Administration b)PACs c)Regulation of public utilities d)The Department of Housing and Urban Development e)Right of eminent domain

53 Which of the following is not a regulatory technique for ensuring the implementation of public policy? a)Patronage b)Imprisonment c)Taking public property for public use d)Tax on cigarettes e)Affirmative action as a prerequisite to awarding federal contracts to construction companies

54 Which of the following is not a regulatory technique for ensuring the implementation of public policy? a)Patronage b)Imprisonment c)Taking public property for public use d)Tax on cigarettes e)Affirmative action as a prerequisite to awarding federal contracts to construction companies

55 The decisions of the Federal Reserve Board dircectly affect a)The money supply and interest rates b)Inflation and recession c)The money supply and recession d)Interest rates e)Political campaigns

56 The decisions of the Federal Reserve Board dircectly affect a)The money supply and interest rates b)Inflation and recession c)The money supply and recession d)Interest rates e)Political campaigns

57 According to the Constitution, the number of justices on the Supreme Court (A)Cannot be changed (B)Can be changed by amending the Judiciary Act of 1789 (C)Can be changed by Congress (D)Can only be changed through a Constitutional amendment (E)Can be changed by a voter referendum

58 According to the Constitution, the number of justices on the Supreme Court (A)Cannot be changed (B)Can be changed by amending the Judiciary Act of 1789 (C)Can be changed by Congress (D)Can only be changed through a Constitutional amendment (E)Can be changed by a voter referendum

59 The establishment clause relates to the (A)First Amendment (B)Fifth Amendment (C)Eighth Amendment (D)Ninth Amendment (E)Tenth Amendment

60 The establishment clause relates to the (A)First Amendment (B)Fifth Amendment (C)Eighth Amendment (D)Ninth Amendment (E)Tenth Amendment

61 Which of the following is a power that is not shared by the federal government and state governments? (A)Power to tax personal income (B)Power to establish courts (C)Power to charter banks (D)Power to tax property (E)Power to borrow money

62 Which of the following is a power that is not shared by the federal government and state governments? (A)Power to tax personal income (B)Power to establish courts (C)Power to charter banks (D)Power to tax property (E)Power to borrow money

63 All of the following are checks on the Judicial branch EXCEPT (A)The president appoints federal judges (B)Congress can decrease or withhold appropriations for the judicial branch (C)The Senate can withhold approval of presidential appointments to the judiciary (D)Congress can create additional courts (E)Congressional committees exercise oversight on the judiciary

64 All of the following are checks on the Judicial branch EXCEPT (A)The president appoints federal judges (B)Congress can decrease or withhold appropriations for the judicial branch (C)The Senate can withhold approval of presidential appointments to the judiciary (D)Congress can create additional courts (E)Congressional committees exercise oversight on the judiciary

65 The bandwagon effect refers to (A)How public opinion polls are conducted (B)The way polls may affect people’s views of candidates (C)The way polls may influence people to support a particular candidate because they see others supporting the candidate (D)The sampling error in a public opinion poll (E)A propaganda technique

66 The bandwagon effect refers to (A)How public opinion polls are conducted (B)The way polls may affect people’s views of candidates (C)The way polls may influence people to support a particular candidate because they see others supporting the candidate (D)The sampling error in a public opinion poll (E)A propaganda technique

67 Conservatives would most likely support which of the following Supreme Court cases? (A)Upholding the Miranda rule (B)Ban on prayer led by students at high school football games (C)Striking down of a law banning partial birth abortions (D)Decision to hear an appeal from a death row inmate (E)Upholding a law that allowed federal money to be used to purchase computes for parochial school students

68 Conservatives would most likely support which of the following Supreme Court cases? (A)Upholding the Miranda rule (B)Ban on prayer led by students at high school football games (C)Striking down of a law banning partial birth abortions (D)Decision to hear an appeal from a death row inmate (E)Upholding a law that allowed federal money to be used to purchase computes for parochial school students

69 The views of male and female voters tend to differ on I.Abortion II.Spending on social services III.Spending on national defense (A)I only (B)II only (C)III only (D)I and II (E)II and III

70 The views of male and female voters tend to differ on I.Abortion II.Spending on social services III.Spending on national defense (A)I only (B)II only (C)III only (D)I and II (E)II and III

71 The major difference between interest groups and political parties is that interest groups (A)Want to influence specific policies whereas political parties want to control government (B)Lobby government officials whereas members of political parties are elected or appointed officials (C)Raise money to donate to political parties (D)Have no allegiance to the general public whereas political parties have allegiance at least to their constituents (E)Work behind the scenes whereas political parties are open to anyone

72 The major difference between interest groups and political parties is that interest groups (A)Want to influence specific policies whereas political parties want to control government (B)Lobby government officials whereas members of political parties are elected or appointed officials (C)Raise money to donate to political parties (D)Have no allegiance to the general public whereas political parties have allegiance at least to their constituents (E)Work behind the scenes whereas political parties are open to anyone

73 Electioneering is an important tool of interest groups because (A)Electioneering is more effective than lobbying in gaining support from legislators (B)PACs don’t always achieve their goals (C)Electioneering projects a good public relations image for interest groups (D)Working to elect sympathetic candidates can help ensure support for a groups views in future legislation (E)Incumbents usually win reelection

74 Electioneering is an important tool of interest groups because (A)Electioneering is more effective than lobbying in gaining support from legislators (B)PACs don’t always achieve their goals (C)Electioneering projects a good public relations image for interest groups (D)Working to elect sympathetic candidates can help ensure support for a groups views in future legislation (E)Incumbents usually win reelection


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