Types Of Government Politics Quiz

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You may know a bit about politics – the process of making decisions which apply to everyone in a group - but how much do you know about each of the four types of government? Let’s find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What type of government is characterized by each individual voting directly on each subject?
    • A. 

      Representative democracy

    • B. 

      Anarchy

    • C. 

      Theocracy

    • D. 

      Direct democracy

  • 2. 
    What type of government is characterized by the presence of a king or queen?
    • A. 

      Democracy

    • B. 

      Monarchy

    • C. 

      Theocracy

    • D. 

      Dictatorship

  • 3. 
    What type of government is characterized by people electing others to making decisions for them?
    • A. 

      Direct democracy

    • B. 

      Representative democracy

    • C. 

      Monarchy

    • D. 

      Dictatorship

  • 4. 
    What type of government does the United States have?
    • A. 

      Direct democracy

    • B. 

      Monarchy

    • C. 

      Democratice republic

    • D. 

      Dictatorship

  • 5. 
    What type of government is characterized by a leader who allows no opposition and controls most aspects of citizens' lives?
    • A. 

      Dictatorship

    • B. 

      Theocracy

    • C. 

      Anarchy

    • D. 

      Democracy

  • 6. 
    What type of government exists when religious leaders control the government?
    • A. 

      Anarchy

    • B. 

      Theocracy

    • C. 

      Democracy

    • D. 

      Dictatorship

  • 7. 
    What type of government exists when the government controls all aspects of the economy?
    • A. 

      Socialist

    • B. 

      Capitalist

    • C. 

      Communist

  • 8. 
    What type of government exists when the government shares control of the economy with individuals and businesses?
    • A. 

      Socialist

    • B. 

      Capitalist

    • C. 

      Communist

  • 9. 
    In a democracy how are leaders chosen?
    • A. 

      Appointed

    • B. 

      War

    • C. 

      Rock, paper, scissors

    • D. 

      Voting

  • 10. 
    What is the name of the legislature in Great Britain that is similar to Congress in the United States?
    • A. 

      Parliament

    • B. 

      King Arthur's Court

    • C. 

      Prime Minister

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