Types Of Government

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  • 1. 
    This government has a king, queen, emporer of empress.  The ruling position can be passed on to the rulers heirs.
    • A. 

      Autocracy

    • B. 

      Monarchy

    • C. 

      Democracy

  • 2. 
    A government in which has a few people such as a dominant clan or clique have power.
  • 3. 
    In a democracy, the government is not  elected by the people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Government by a single person having unlimited power, domination through threat of punishmentand violence.
    • A. 

      Autocracy

    • B. 

      Oligarchy

    • C. 

      Totalitarian

  • 5. 
    If a government is overthrown by force, the new ruling group is sometimes called this:
  • 6. 
    This is when there is no government. This can happen after a civil war in a country, when a government has been destroyed and rival groups are fighting to take it's place.
    • A. 

      Communist

    • B. 

      Capitalist

    • C. 

      Anarchy

    • D. 

      Theocracy

  • 7. 
    This is when a country is ruled by a single leader.  The leader has not been elected and uses force to keep control.
    • A. 

      Capitalist

    • B. 

      Republic

    • C. 

      Dictatorship

  • 8. 
    This government is where the government owns property such as businesses and farms. It provides it's people with healthcare, education and welfare.
  • 9. 
    This government is a free market country where people can own their own businesses and property.  People can buy services for private use, such as healthcare.
    • A. 

      Republic

    • B. 

      Anarchy

    • C. 

      Capitalist

    • D. 

      Totalitarian

  • 10. 
    A state that is governed by religious officials who believe that divine guidance works through them.
    • A. 

      Monarchy

    • B. 

      Communist

    • C. 

      Dictatorship

    • D. 

      Theocracy

  • 11. 
    A country that has no monarch. The head of the country is usually an elected president.
    • A. 

      Republic

    • B. 

      Capitalist

    • C. 

      Dictatorship

    • D. 

      Communist

  • 12. 
    A country with only one political party.  People are forced to do what the government tells them and may also be  prevented from leaving the country.
    • A. 

      Theocracy

    • B. 

      Totalitarian

    • C. 

      Communist

    • D. 

      Oligarchy