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Government

Quiz by Dena Vandenbosch

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26 questions
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  • Q1
    rule by the people
    anarchy
    theocracy
    monarchy
    democracy
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  • Q2
    democratic form of government in which all citizens directly vote on all issues
    republic
    representative democracy
    legislature
    direct democracy
    60s
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  • Q3
    democratic form of government in which citizens vote for and elect representatives to vote on issues on their behalf
    representative democracy
    direct democracy
    monarchy
    oligarchy
    60s
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  • Q4
    a country with a representative democracy and citizens have a role in choosing the head of government
    theocracy
    republic
    oligarchy
    monarchy
    60s
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  • Q5
    king or queen
    monarch
    anarchy
    Parliament
    legislature
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  • Q6
    government in which the leader (monarch) inherits the power to rule
    monarchy
    democracy
    dictatorship
    anarchy
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  • Q7
    government with a king or queen whose power is limited by a constitution, a.k.a. limited monarchy
    powerful monarchy
    absolute monarchy
    true monarchy
    constitutional monarchy
    60s
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  • Q8
    a written plan of government
    natural rights
    anarchy
    legislature
    constitution
    60s
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  • Q9
    authoritarian government in which the monarch has no limits to power, a.k.a. true or pure monarchy
    anarchy
    democracy
    constitutional monarchy
    absolute monarchy
    60s
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  • Q10
    describes a government in which one leader or group holds power over citizens
    republic
    libertarian
    democratic
    authoritarian
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  • Q11
    describes a government which controls almost all aspects of people's lives
    conservative
    democratic
    totalitarian
    liberal
    60s
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  • Q12
    government ruled by a person or group which took over by force
    dictatorship
    oligarchy
    democracy
    monarchy
    60s
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  • Q13
    a form of government led by religious leaders
    monarchy
    democracy
    oligarchy
    theocracy
    60s
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  • Q14
    a government controlled by only a few people
    oligarchy
    theocracy
    democracy
    monarchy
    60s
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  • Q15
    a state of chaos created by the absence or rejection of governmental control
    monarchy
    dictatorship
    anarchy
    oligarchy
    60s
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  • Q16
    a group of representatives who makes laws
    natural rights
    constitution
    legislature
    monarch
    60s
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  • Q17
    rights that government cannot take away, such as life, liberty, and property
    limited government
    separation of powers
    social contract
    natural rights
    60s
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  • Q18
    an agreement that citizens make with government giving up some freedom in exchange for protection
    separation of powers
    limited government
    social contract
    natural rights
    60s
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  • Q19
    separating the powers of government so that no one person or branch has too much
    social contract
    natural rights
    separation of powers
    limited government
    60s
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  • Q20
    the first representative government in the British colonies (Jamestown, Virginia)
    House of Burgesses
    Plymouth, Massachusetts (Mayflower Compact)
    60s
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