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3.2 Systems of Government

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  • Q1
    Where is power concentrated in a unitary government?
    state government
    dictator
    military
    central government
    30s
  • Q2
    Where does power come from in a confederal system?
    the states or local governments
    the military
    the central government
    the dictator
    30s
  • Q3
    Where is power located in a federal system of government?
    In the legislative branch
    In the central government
    In the state or local governments
    It is shared between the central and state governments
    30s
  • Q4
    What system of government was in place after the United States adopted the US Constitution?
    oligarchy
    confederal
    federal
    parlimentary
    30s
  • Q5
    The table describes a type of government. Which title completes the table?
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    Unitary Government
    Confederal Government
    Federal Government
    Parliamentary Government
    30s
  • Q6
    The table describes a type of government. Which title completes the table?
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    Federal Government
    Confederal Government
    Unitary Government
    Parliamentary Government
    30s
  • Q7
    The newspaper headline below describes a historical event. What long term impact does this headline reflect?
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    Protection of due process rights
    Expansion of the right to vote for representatives
    Protection of equal property rights
    Expansion of the right to privacy
    30s
  • Q8
    This statement was made by President Barack Obama on June 4, 2009. Based on this statement, which action would President Obama justify to Congress?
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    development of diplomatic alliances with a newly selected oligarch
    conflict resolution within a country between a military dictator and a monarch
    conflict resolution within a country between a president and a military dictator
    development of diplomatic alliances with a newly elected prime minister
    30s
  • Q9
    The table shows a comparison of two different systems of government. Which information completes the table?
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    power shared / power delegated
    role of government expanded / role of government limited
    rule by a democracy / rule by a monarchy
    power divided among the branches / power held by one branch
    30s
  • Q10
    Name that Government System! China has a system of government where the capitol controls all power, and the smaller districts only carry out the will of the central government.
    Parliamentary System
    Federal System
    Unitary System
    Confederal System
    30s
  • Q11
    Name That Government System! The United Nations is a group of 193 member countries that work together to solve problems around the world.
    Unitary System
    Federal System
    Confederal System
    Parliamentary System
    30s
  • Q12
    Name That Government System! Australia has a strong central government that shares certain powers with each of the states and territories.
    Federal
    Unitary
    Confederal
    Parliamentary
    30s
  • Q13
    Name That Government System! In Switzerland, citizens elect representatives to a lawmaking assembly. This group elects a Prime Minister to lead them.
    Confederal System
    Presidential System
    Unitary System
    Parliamentary System
    30s
  • Q14
    Name That Government System! In Brazil, citizens elect representatives to a lawmaking assembly. Citizens also elect a separate chief executive to balance the power of the legislature.
    Parliamentary System
    Unitary System
    Presidential System
    Confederal System
    30s
  • Q15
    Which two systems of government have a center, or capitol, with lots of power?
    confederal and parlimentary
    presidential and federal
    unitary and federal
    unitary and confederal
    30s

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