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Government

Quiz by Kristin Martin

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23 questions
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  • Q1
    How can autocratic rulers come to power?
    by taking over
    by voter election
    by legislative election
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  • Q2
    United States is an example
    Federal
    Unitary
    Confederation
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  • Q3
    The country is led by a Prime Minister.
    Democracy
    Autocracy
    Oligarchy
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  • Q4
    In which types of government do citizens have no voting rights?
    an oligarchy and an autocracy
    an autocracy and a democracy
    any of the three types of government
    an oligarchy and a democracy
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  • Q5
    Control rests with a small group
    Oligarchy
    Democracy
    Autocracy
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  • Q6
    Political units control their own laws
    Federal
    Confederation
    Unitary
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  • Q7
    What government gives citizens full and equal rights to participate?
    democracy
    autocracy
    oligarchy
    dictatorship
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  • Q8
    An autocracy puts the power of the government into the hands of the citizens
    a small group of people
    a single person
    representatives
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  • Q9
    Which phrase BEST describes a confederation?
    strong central government
    strong federation
    divided power
    partners
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  • Q10
    Which describes the decision makers in an oligarchy?
    King and his family
    Group of people
    Voting citizens
    judges and lawyers
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  • Q11
    A President is in power within the country
    Oligarchy
    Democracy
    Autocracy
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  • Q12
    Who has the most government power in the parliamentary system?
    the monarch
    member of parliament
    the prime minister
    a citizen
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  • Q13
    One leader exercise total control
    Confederation
    Federal
    Unitary
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  • Q14
    Loose alliance of countries or states
    Confederation
    Unitary
    Federal
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  • Q15
    Leader is voted on by citizens.
    Autocracy
    Democracy
    Oligarchy
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  • Q16
    A dictatorship would be an example of this type of government.
    Democracy
    Autocracy
    Oligarchy
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  • Q17
    In a Presidential Democracy how is the leader chosen?
    by the national courts
    by the legislature voting
    by the people
    Separately from legislature
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  • Q18
    Central government divides power
    Confederation
    Federal
    Unitary
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  • Q19
    Leader answers to the people
    Oligarchy
    Autocracy
    Democracy
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  • Q20
    An example of this type of government would be a ruling family, a dynasty, or a class in society.
    Democracy
    Autocracy
    Oligarchy
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