Government Test 1

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Government Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Only the government is controlled by the ruler, nothing else.
    • A. 

      Authoritarianism

    • B. 

      Totalitarianism

    • C. 

      Majoritarianism

    • D. 

      Pluralism

  • 2. 
    Starts with the people will in order to change to make a law.
    • A. 

      Referendum

    • B. 

      Initiative

    • C. 

      Recall

  • 3. 
    People get signatures and put it on the ballot and then if it passes then a new vote for a new governor will take place.
    • A. 

      Initiative

    • B. 

      Elite theory

    • C. 

      Recall

  • 4. 
    Direct democracy; what were the founders thoughts?
    • A. 

      They liked it and implemented it right away

    • B. 

      They didn't like it cause they thought it would lead to mob rule and denial of minority rights

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Kelo vs city of new london; what issues did the case involve and resolve?
    • A. 

      Dealt with imminent domain (the ability of the government to take private property for their own use)

    • B. 

      Dealt with the interstate commerce laws

    • C. 

      Dealt with the idea of fundamental values in a society

  • 6. 
    What are considered the natural rights given to every man?
    • A. 

      Life, liberty, and the ability to make a good life

    • B. 

      Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of the following were considered anti-federalists?
    • A. 

      Patrick henry

    • B. 

      John adams

    • C. 

      James monroe

    • D. 

      Sam adams

    • E. 

      Julius erving

  • 8. 
    Why didn't the articles of confederation work in the early years of the U.S.?
    • A. 

      It was too weak because the national government didn't have enough power over the state

    • B. 

      It worked out good