Chapter 05 - Morrison - Gbe 4e

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Chapter 05 - Morrison - Gbe 4e


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a civil society organization?
    • A. 

      A state-owned national bank

    • B. 

      A public-sector oil company

    • C. 

      A trade union

    • D. 

      A government employment agency

  • 2. 
    What is the justification for a public/private partnership?
    • A. 

      Way of financing the delivery of public services

    • B. 

      Way of promoting capitalism

    • C. 

      Way of limiting capitalism

    • D. 

      Way of improving public services

  • 3. 
    Why do countries adopt a federal system of government?
    • A. 

      To exert more control over the population

    • B. 

      To divide authority between central and regional governments

    • C. 

      To give autonomy to the regions

    • D. 

      To take away autonomy from the regions

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not a cause of internal political risk?
    • A. 

      Ethnic tensions

    • B. 

      High inequality

    • C. 

      Rising incomes

    • D. 

      Corrupt leaders

  • 5. 
    Which of the following helps the authoritarian government in promoting economic growth?
    • A. 

      Media freedom

    • B. 

      Balancing state controls with market freedoms

    • C. 

      Reducing welfare spending

    • D. 

      Expanding state ownership

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not an essential aspect of democracy?
    • A. 

      Freedom of expression

    • B. 

      Free elections

    • C. 

      A written constitution

    • D. 

      Rule of law

  • 7. 
    What is proportional representation in legislative elections?
    • A. 

      Allocation of seats in proportion to the votes obtained

    • B. 

      Allocation of seats to small parties

    • C. 

      Allocation of seats to women candidates

    • D. 

      Allocation of seats to the main parties

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a risk to democracy in Turkey?
    • A. 

      A multi-party electoral system

    • B. 

      Increasing presidential power

    • C. 

      Religious parties

    • D. 

      Ethnic divisions

  • 9. 
    Which of the following activities by businesses is legitimate lobbying?
    • A. 

      Paying government officials to obtain favourable treatment

    • B. 

      Paying a legislator to vote a particular way on a piece of proposed legislation

    • C. 

      Joining an association that puts pressure on legislators to reduce regulatory burdens

    • D. 

      Offering an expensive holiday as a gift to an official

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a trend in the changing balance of global political power?
    • A. 

      Increasing power of the US

    • B. 

      Increasing power of China

    • C. 

      Increasing power of Russia

    • D. 

      Increasing power of democratic countries