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1 AP US Gov Jeopardy 10 20 30 40 50 Interest Groups Media Congress
The Presidency Misc. 10 20 30 40 50

2 Interest groups are sometimes referred to as Lobbies Charges
Delegations Political Action Committees Caucuses Interest Groups– 10 points Category

3 A political action committee A campaign financer
A group that focuses on influencing elections rather than trying to influence the elected is called A lobbyist An iron triangle An interest group A political action committee A campaign financer Interest Groups– 20 points Category

4 The intended outcome of pluralism is
Compromise Class warfare Consumerism Consolidation Weak government Interest Groups– 30 points

5 To build a financial structure of sustaining an organization and funding the group’s activities, most interest groups primarily rely on Public expenditures and tax credits. Membership dues and voluntary. contributions Research contracts and royalties from intellectual properties. Selling of ancillary service such as insurance or vacation tours. Interest Groups– 40 points

6 Selective benefits of groups memberships that emphasize friendship, networking, and consciousness raising are best described as Solidary. Material. Purposive. Informational. Social. Interest Groups– 50 points

7 A form of modern journalism in which the media adopt a hostile posture toward the government and public officials is known as The partisan press. Yellow journalism. Adversarial journalism. Fourth estate aggression. Muckraking. Media– 10 points

8 The prime source of news for educated and influential individuals tends to be
Radio. Blogs. Television. Newspapers. Friends. Media– 20 points

9 In the US, the relationship between the government and the media can best be defined as:
Controls the media. Owns the broadcast media but does not control the content. Does not own the communications networks but does regulate broadcast media. Does not own the communication networks and does not regulate broadcast media. Media– 30 points

10 American radio and television are regulated by an independent regulatory agency established in 1934 called the Public Broadcasting Corporation. National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). National Regulation Authority (NPR) Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Media– 40 points

11 A federal requirement that broadcasters provide candidates for the same political office an equal opportunity to communicate their messages to the public is called the Equal time rule. Right of rebuttal. Fairness doctrine. Matching time requirement. Media– 50 points

12 The Senate has the power to approve treaties with a
Plurality vote Majority vote. Two-thirds vote. Three-fourths vote. Unanimous Congress– 10 points

13 The minimum age required to serve as a US senator is
18 21 25 30 35 Congress– 20 points

14 The capturing of federal projects and awarding of federal funds for a congressional representative’s own district is legislation described as Pork-barrel Advocacy Constituency Patronage Procurance Governance Congress– 30 points

15 State legislatures must redraw congressional districts to reflect the population changes every
Two years Four years Six years Ten years Twelve years Congress– 40 points

16 In the House, the elected individuals who are responsible for lining up a party members on important votes and relaying voter information to the leaders are called Prods. Whips. Strikes. Relays. Wires. Congress– 50 points

17 Originally, congressional representatives would select the presidential candidate for their respective party through a method that came to be denounced as “throning.” “king caucus.” “Smoke-filled rooms.” “Anointing the Emperor.” “crowning convention” The Presidency– 10 points

18 In most instances of domestic disorder—whether from human or natural causes—presidents tend to exercise unilateral power by Deploying national troops. Declaring state of emergency. Suspending the writ of habeas corpus. Closing banks and other financial institutions. The Presidency– 20 points

19 The primary sources of the president’s power in the legislative arena come from the two constitutional provisions covering the veto and the “tax and spend” power. “executive order” power. “state of the union” address. “advise and consent” provision. “commander in chief” power. The Presidency– 30 points

20 No bill vetoed by the president can become law unless both the House and the Senate override the veto by a Majority vote. Plurality vote. Two-thirds vote. Three-fifths vote. Three-fourths vote. The Presidency– 40 points

21 President Nixon established the Environmental Protective Agency through an executive
Order. Decree. Agreement. Prerogative. Privilege. The Presidency– 50 points

22 A claim by a victorious candidate that the electorate has given him or her a special authority to carry out promised made during the campaign is known as A mandate. Civic empowerment. Voters authorization. A vote of confidence. Citizen agreement. Misc.– 10 points

23 Holding a political office for which one is running is called
Rank. Tenure. Seniority. Incumbency. Official advantage. Misc.– 20 points

24 An expensive, well designed ad that features the successful track record in environmental protection by a major oil company that is published in the New York Times is an example of Lobbying. Corridoring. Going public. Damage control. Misc.– 30 points

25 The currently popular infotainment program that presents comedic parodies of political figures and calls itself “America’s most trusted name in fake news” is called Weekly Update The Daily Show Weekend Update. Serious News Central. The Colbert Report. Misc.– 40 points

26 Libel suits against CBS News by Gen
Libel suits against CBS News by Gen. William Westmoreland and against Time magazine by General Ariel Sharon of Israel were defeated in court because they failed to show actual Errors. Malice. Damages. Falsification. Exaggeration. Misc.– 50 points


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