civics and participation government unit test

To volunteer for community service, US citizens can
c
What is an example of a civil service job?
b
One example of a civic responsibility that is not a requirement is
c
In the United States, the responsibility of voting includes
a
What is the first step in selecting US citizens to serve as members of a jury?
d
The naturalization process involves several steps including
c
Young American men must register with the Selective Service System when they reach the age of ______________
18
What is the best definition of a resident alien?
a
What is the best definition of a model citizen?
c
Members of military families who support a strong national defense are more likely to vote for a candidate who
d
Conservatism could best be described as a political ideology that
c
Libertarianism could best be described as a political ideology that
d
What kind of person is most likely to hold a left-wing political ideology?
b
The US Democratic Party mostly includes members who arec
c
This graph demonstrates the influence of________ on political ideology
race
Younger women who want to see new kinds of government programs are more likely to vote for a candidate who
d
What do most Libertarians tend to believe?
b
According to the Federal Election Commission, what is one action that a national party committee must perform?
a
What led to the formation of political parties?
b
How did the Republican Party form?
b
Which is a primary goal of debates?
d
Debates are an important part of the election process, because they
a
Why are volunteers placed at the base of the political party organizational pyramid?
a
Which is at the top of the political party organization?
d
Political parties are important in the US Congress, because party affiliation
d
Which best describes a political party
d
Based on this graph, which percentage of poll respondents were Democrats in November 2012?
c
Laws are passed to regulate the funding of political campaigns in an effort to ensure that
c
Which of these arguments might be used by someone who supports strict campaign finance laws?
d
What is a PAC?
a
Which of these is the best reason to explain why candidates for office hire campaign staff to run their campaigns?
a
The role of a campaign manager is to
d
Which of these best describes a role of the federal government in the election process?
d
How do political campaigns work to get a candidate elected or an issue passed?
b
In an _____________ primary, voters choose delegates who will represent them at a party convention
indirect
The most important role of election officials is to make sure that an election
b
Which of these people might be a member of a campaign staff? Select all that apply.
c,d,e
Look at the bar graph.
Which would be the best title for this graph?
voter turnout 2006-12
Look at the statistics in the table.
Which generalization is most accurate, based on the table
a
Look at the bar graph.
What is the most accurate conclusion someone can draw from this graph?
d
Look at the bar graph, which shows voter turnout in one election year.
Which is the best conclusion someone can draw from this graph?
b
Look at the bar graph.
Which would be the best title for this graph?
voter turnout by income group,2008
What happens when voters are out of state on Election Day?
d
In the United States, at what age are citizens allowed to vote?
b
Look at the table, which shows that while some states allow same-day voter registration, others do not.
What conclusion can best be drawn from the information in the table?
b
Why did the US Supreme Court rule against the state of Tennessee in Baker v. Carr?
b
Which of these is considered a benefit of lobbying?
b
Do lobbyists exert influence among all three branches of government? Why or why not?
a
Why must lobbyists register with the government and report their activities annually?
a
Political action committees (PACs) are formed by
b
What makes lobbyists most qualified to propose and draft legislation?
a
Which of these is an example of a social interest group?
b
Which of these are true of political action committees (PACs) but not of interest groups? Select all that apply.
b,e
Which best describes what economic interest groups generally support?
c
Which amendment to the Constitution gives people the right to petition the government for a redress of grievances?
a
Which best describes the work done by lobbyists?
d
For what purposes do politicians generally use the Internet? Select all that apply
a,b,d
Which of these are forms of mass media? Select all that apply
a,b,c,f
Which of these is a way in which politicians, particularly on the state and national level, would most likely interact with citizens online?
b
Which best describes why candidates and politicians use the Internet?
d
Which of these does the media allow the public to do?
a
When policymakers use the media to deliver a message, what sort of response do they encourage from citizens?
a
Do news entities provide only the facts? Why or why not?
d
Which of these best describes what the media generally facilitate for the public?
d
When policymakers use the media to deliver specific messages to citizens, what are policymakers trying to do?
b