Government Final

45 Questions  I  By Reebok on November 25, 2008
Government Final

  
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1.  Examples of a labor interest group are?
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B.
C.
D.
2.  The best description of the ideal of pluralism is?
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B.
C.
3.  Organized interest groups enhance what?
A.
B.
C.
4.  Interest groups are Political parties are
A.
B.
5.  All of the following are  theoretical assumption of pluralism except?
A.
B.
C.
D.
6.  All of the following are  functions of interest groups besides?
A.
B.
C.
D.
7.  When membership in an organization allows for a reduction in the price of museum tickets, it is called
A.
B.
C.
8.  The Christian Coalition is best described as
A.
B.
C.
9.  If one enjoys the benefits of a group’s collective efforts but did not contribute to those efforts, one is called
A.
B.
C.
10.  It is difficult for political scientists to categorize unrepresented interests because
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B.
C.
11.  Successful interest groups quickly become
A.
B.
C.
12.  All of the following are key organizational components of interest groups except?
A.
B.
C.
D.
13.  When a group is called a membership association
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B.
C.
14.  When paid staff conduct most of the daily business of a group what are they called?
15.  The major organizational factors shared by most interest groups are except
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B.
C.
D.
E.
16.  The free-rider problem occurs
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B.
C.
17.  The solidary benefits of interest groups include
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B.
C.
18.  Approximately how many members does the AARP have? 
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B.
C.
19.  A political party is best adapted to organizing
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B.
C.
20.  What are the primary variables for predicting the likelihood of joining an interest group.
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B.
C.
21.  All of the following issues are part of the agenda of the New Politics Movement except
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B.
C.
D.
22.  Members of interest groups in the United States are typically people:
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B.
C.
D.
23.  Interest groups most effectively serve
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B.
C.
D.
24.  All of the following groups were established out of the New Politics Movement except
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B.
C.
D.
25.  Upper-middle-class professionals, for whom the civil rights and antiwar movements of the 1960s were key experiences, are most likely to belong to the
26.  The New Politics movement gave rise to
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B.
C.
27.  Public interest groups differ from other types of interest groups in that
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B.
C.
28.  Lobbyists try to exert pressure directly on
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B.
C.
29.  Lobbying is an attempt by an individual or group to influence the passage of legislation by
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B.
C.
30.  The practice of lobbying is protected by
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B.
C.
31.  Another name for lobbying is
32.  All of the following are ways in which an interest group can use litigation as a strategy of influence
33.  All of the following are lobbyists required by federal law to disclose
34.  What is the most important and beneficial resource that lobbyists provide the government officals?
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B.
C.
D.
35.  An iron triangle is made up of an alliance between a
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B.
C.
D.
36.  What is an Example of mobilizing public opinion.
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B.
C.
37.  The theory of pluralism states that all interests should be free to compete for
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B.
C.
38.  Alexis de Tocqueville argued that the proliferation of groups
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B.
C.
D.
39.  In order to increase enrollment, interest groups try to provide members with
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B.
C.
40.  Interest groups are NOT prohibited by federal law from lobbying administrative agencies.
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B.
41.  What is the primary function of a political action committee?
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B.
C.
42.  By 2002, there were approximately
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B.
C.
43.  It is very infrequent that interest groups try to
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B.
C.
44.  Staff organizations are NOT dependent on volunteers to conduct most of a group’s activities.
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B.
45.  A criticism of interest-group pluralism is its class bias in favor of those with?
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B.
C.
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