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7th grade Government Quiz

Quiz by Michele Wilson

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  • Q1
    What is the difference between an autocratic government and a democratic government/
    In autocratic governments, many have the power.
    In democracies the powerof the government is limted.
    In autocratic governments, the people rule.
    In democracies, government officials gain power through force.
    30s
  • Q2
    Which type of goverment consists of a single, self appointed ruler who holds political control over an entire country?
    democracy
    oligarchy
    autocracy
    plutocracy
    30s
  • Q3
    How does a dictatorship most differ from a democracy?
    In a democracy, citizens have not power to govern.
    In a dictatorship, the power of the government is restricted.
    In a dictatorship, individuals have the final say in government.
    In a democracy, citizens share in governing and being governed.
    30s
  • Q4
    In a presidential democracy, who elects the leader?
    The legislature of the country.
    The leader is chosen because of birthright.
    The wealthiest citizens only.
    The citizens of the country.
    30s
  • Q5
    Who chooses the leader in a parliamentary democracy?
    The legislature
    The Judicial system.
    The males of the country.
    The citizens of the country.
    30s
  • Q6
    Which type of democracy has separation of powers?
    Presidential
    Oligarchy
    Autocratic
    Parliamentary
    30s
  • Q7
    Which statement Best describes a difference between a presidential system of democracy and a parliamentary system of democracy?
    The president acts as head of state in a presidential system only.
    The prime minister acts as head of the national government in a parliamentary state only.
    The prime minister is elected directly by popular vote in a parliamentary state only.
    The president is chosen by members of the Legislative Branch in a presidential system only.
    30s
  • Q8
    What type of government can an Absolute Monarchy be classified as?
    Republic
    Democracy
    Autocracy
    Confederation
    30s
  • Q9
    What form of government is a dictatorship?
    Autocracy
    Confederation
    Democracy
    Federal
    30s
  • Q10
    The leader is a member of both the executive and legislative branches in what type of democratic government?
    Presidential
    Parliamentary
    Oligarchy
    Confederation
    30s
  • Q11
    Which democratic government is the leader the Head of State and Head of Government?
    Parliamentary
    Oligarchy
    Autocratic
    Presidential
    30s
  • Q12
    Which form of government encourages citizen participation?
    Democracy
    Autocracy
    Dictatorship
    Confederation
    30s

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