Socioeconomic Status And U.S. Government! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Socioeconomic Status And U.S. Government! Trivia Facts Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Only one of the below countries does not have a monarchial form of government today:
    • A. 

      Jordan

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Monaco

    • D. 

      Saudi Arabia

  • 2. 
    Only one of the below countries is a Scandinavian country:
    • A. 

      Newfoundland

    • B. 

      Poland

    • C. 

      Finland

    • D. 

      Switzerland

  • 3. 
    Which country below is not geographically located in Central America:
    • A. 

      Panama

    • B. 

      Honduras

    • C. 

      Jamaica

    • D. 

      Nicaragua

  • 4. 
    The dominant ideology in America is:
    • A. 

      Democracy

    • B. 

      Equal opportunity

    • C. 

      Freedom

    • D. 

      Capitalism

    • E. 

      Diversity

  • 5. 
    Which of the below factors/indices accurately characterizes "socio-economic status":
    • A. 

      Occupation, race, gender

    • B. 

      Race, ethnicity, gender

    • C. 

      Occupation, education, income

    • D. 

      Income, education, gender

  • 6. 
    According to W.E.B. DuBois, "the problem of the 20th century" has primarily to do with:
    • A. 

      Religious dialectics

    • B. 

      Class dialectics

    • C. 

      Melanin dialectics

    • D. 

      Gender dialectics

  • 7. 
    Only one of the below countries was identified as located in East Africa, and also, Swahili speaking:
    • A. 

      Nigeria

    • B. 

      Ghana

    • C. 

      Senegal

    • D. 

      Kenya

  • 8. 
    According to the Instructor, what is it that fundamentally distinguishes "forms of government:"
    • A. 

      Who owns the means of production

    • B. 

      Protection of human rights

    • C. 

      A written constitution

    • D. 

      Where power resides

  • 9. 
    According to the Instructor, "the supreme instrument of power" is:
    • A. 

      Prestige

    • B. 

      Nuclear capability

    • C. 

      Economic development

    • D. 

      The definition of alternatives

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    "The authoritative allocation of values" is best defined as:
    • A. 

      Authority

    • B. 

      Influence

    • C. 

      Socialization

    • D. 

      Power

  • 11. 
    Theoretically, only one of the below is not a form of government:
    • A. 

      Communism

    • B. 

      Totalitarianism

    • C. 

      Democracy

    • D. 

      Aristocracy

  • 12. 
    The top priority concern of any form of government is:
    • A. 

      Equity in how society's benefits and burdens are distributed

    • B. 

      Freedom

    • C. 

      Citizen participation

    • D. 

      Conflict management

  • 13. 
    According to Dr. Uhuru, the most problematic factor that America's citizenry will have to resolve during the first decade of the 21st century is:
    • A. 

      Nationalism

    • B. 

      Religion

    • C. 

      Race

    • D. 

      Class

  • 14. 
    "Zero-sum" conflict refers to:
    • A. 

      Neither side winning or losing

    • B. 

      Mutual compromise

    • C. 

      You win I lose or vice versa

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 15. 
    "Socialization" refers to:
    • A. 

      Legislators partisan votes

    • B. 

      The publics' levels of trust about government

    • C. 

      How one comes to have the attitudes and beliefs that one holds

    • D. 

      Voters party identification

  • 16. 
    Only one of the below characteristics is not true of feudalism:
    • A. 

      Feudalism is characterized by its emphasis on individualism

    • B. 

      Feudalism is characterized by ascribed attributes

    • C. 

      Feudalism is characterized by lord-serf relationships

    • D. 

      Feudalism is characterized by fragmentation of political authority

  • 17. 
    All but one of the below statements about "world view" is true:
    • A. 

      There are distinguishable "people-centric" world views

    • B. 

      World views impact peoples perceptions prior to formal socialization processes

    • C. 

      World views are intrinsic to every culture

    • D. 

      World views are generally explicit

  • 18. 
    The Instructor noted that "orthodoxy":
    • A. 

      Can be identified with the "true believer" syndrome

    • B. 

      Is rigid strict adherence to one's beliefs

    • C. 

      Is a prescription for zero-sum conflict in metaphysical contexts

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    Theoretically, which of the below is an economic doctrine:
    • A. 

      Liberalism

    • B. 

      Democracy

    • C. 

      Communism

    • D. 

      Aristocracy

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    That branch of science and philosophy that deals with the origins and limits of knowledge:
    • A. 

      Epistemology

    • B. 

      Metaphysical

    • C. 

      Eschatology

    • D. 

      Paleontology

  • 21. 
    To proselytize refers to:  
    • A. 

      Forgiving someone

    • B. 

      Praying for someone

    • C. 

      Trying to convert someone

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    Dr. Uhuru has argued that "ethnocentric"/"ethnocentrism" might better be understood as referring to:
    • A. 

      Negative attitudes that one ethnic group holds about another ethnic group

    • B. 

      Positive attitudes that an ethnic group holds about itself but not projecting negatives about other ethnic groups

    • C. 

      Racism

    • D. 

      Ethnicism

    • E. 

      All the above except "b"

  • 23. 
    Which of the following would not accurately characterize a "dialectical process:"
    • A. 

      It is primarily concerned with "fairness"

    • B. 

      It is characterized by conflict

    • C. 

      Contradictions are often characteristic of dialectical processes

    • D. 

      Zero sum conflict often results when resolutions are not realized

    • E. 

      It is characterized by examining "ideas," "practices," and "policies" by using logical argumentation via the socratic method