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Political groups and election

Quiz by Erin Cleary

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32 questions
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  • Q1
    which is not a political group
    Super PAC
    political party
    527 group
    independent regulatory commission
    30s
  • Q2
    which is NOT a charactersitic of political parties
    it's power is restricted by the constitution
    serve as intermediates between the people and the government
    made up of grassroot members, activist members, and leadership
    they are organized to raise money, present positions on policy, and get theri candidates elected into office
    30s
  • Q3
    before states passed a law requiring political parties to ____, their _____
    take public opinion polls, policy was vague and not reflective of the general public
    run primary elections, candidates were chosen by leadership
    have representation from all congressional districts, membership was limited
    have regular open meetings, policy was vague and not reflective of the general public
    30s
  • Q4
    which is NOT a fucntion of a political party
    serve as a spoiler in the elction
    counter balence other parties
    recruite candidates
    educate voters
    30s
  • Q5
    which is least likely to be in the republican coalition
    environmentalists
    city dwellers
    libertarians
    disaffected moderate Republicans
    30s
  • Q6
    which is least likely to be in the liberal coalition
    environmentalists
    people with lower incomes
    members of labor unions
    supporters of the development of natural recources on public land
    30s
  • Q7
    when does realignment take plaace
    when a party comes to dominate politics
    when a new party emerges
    when more citizens become more politically involved
    when the coalitions fall apart
    30s
  • Q8
    when was the last realignment
    the 2016 election
    the great depression
    during the civil rights movement
    it has never happened
    30s
  • Q9
    Today, is the trend of politics is
    dealignment
    realignment
    neither
    splinter
    30s
  • Q10
    which is not a type of third party
    bolter
    independent-corporation
    doctrinal
    single issue
    30s
  • Q11
    how are intrest groups similar to political parties
    try to address a wide range of issues
    influence electoins and legislation
    lobby and litigate
    nominate candidates
    30s
  • Q12
    which is NOT a category of intrest gorups
    independent
    public interest
    government
    economic
    30s
  • Q13
    which is way interest groups influence government
    urge members of the government to join
    propaganda
    libel
    setting the public agenda
    30s
  • Q14
    what DIDNT the 1946 federal regulation of lobbying act do
    register their expenses and activites
    require lobbyinsts to register with their government
    allow Congress to decrease or increase intrest group budgets
    allow the government to monitor lobbying activities
    30s
  • Q15
    what is influence peddling
    federal limits of donated money to influence elections
    using friendships to get inside information
    lobbying
    creating a splinter party to bring attention to a specific issue
    30s

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