Local Government In Georgia Quiz

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This quiz aligns with the following AKS: 48a - differentiate the role of county and city governments in Georgia in origins, functions, purposes and differences, 48b - compare and contrast weak mayor-council, and the council manager forms of city government, 48c - define the functions of special-purpose governments, 48d - evaluate the role of local government working with state agencies to administer state programs


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The main governing authority in almost all of Georgia's counties is the 
    • A. 

      Mayor

    • B. 

      Judge

    • C. 

      Transit authority

    • D. 

      Board of commissioners

  • 2. 
    Which term describes a city with its own government?
    • A. 

      Town

    • B. 

      Village

    • C. 

      Megalopolis

    • D. 

      Municipality

  • 3. 
    Which is the most common type of city government in Georgia?
    • A. 

      Commission

    • B. 

      Mayor-council

    • C. 

      Council-manager

    • D. 

      Board of commissioners-mayor

  • 4. 
    • county board of education
    • airport authority
    • port authority
    These are examples of what type of city government?
    • A. 

      State

    • B. 

      County

    • C. 

      City

    • D. 

      Special-purpose

  • 5. 
    What is the main goal of special-purpose governments?
    • A. 

      To consolidate services

    • B. 

      To save taxpayers money

    • C. 

      To provide for the public welfare

    • D. 

      To bring governments closer to the people