How Well Do You Know Political Science?

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How Well Do You Know Political Science? - Quiz

Politics they say is too important to be left to politicians. But who are politicians and what do they do? Think you know enough about the science of politics? Take this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these deals with the systems of governance, and the analysis of political activities, thoughts and behavior?
    • A. 

      Legislature

    • B. 

      The executive arm of government

    • C. 

      Political Science

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Which of these is not a sub-field of political science?
    • A. 

      Comparative Politics

    • B. 

      International Relations

    • C. 

      Political Theory

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Which of these deals with interaction between nation-states as well as inter-governmental and international organizations?
    • A. 

      International Relations

    • B. 

      Conflict Resolution

    • C. 

      Comparative Politics

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    The frameworks from which journalists, special interest groups, politicians, and the electorate analyze issues are provided by whom?
    • A. 

      The Government

    • B. 

      The People

    • C. 

      Political Scientists

    • D. 

      The Legislature

  • 5. 
    Political scientists may NOT serve as advisers to specific politicians only run for office themselves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Undecided

  • 6. 
    Politics is an experimental NOT an observational science.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Undecided

  • 7. 
    A type of political risk in which political actions in a host country can adversely affect all foreign operations is called?
    • A. 

      Risky Politics

    • B. 

      Dirty Politics

    • C. 

      Macro Risk

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Political science is also called what?
    • A. 

      Government

    • B. 

      Social Science

    • C. 

      Legislation

    • D. 

      Law

  • 9. 
    The theory of political transitions and the methods of their analysis and anticipating of crises form an important part of political science.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Undecided

  • 10. 
    Who is known as the father of political science?
    • A. 

      Aristotle

    • B. 

      Charles Darwin

    • C. 

      George W. Bush

    • D. 

      None of the above

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