Types Of Governments

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Government Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is about the different types of political systems in the world.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A government under total control by a person or persons.
    • A. 

      Direct Democracy

    • B. 

      Absolute monarchy

    • C. 

      Oligarchy

    • D. 

      Tribal Rule

    • E. 

      Dictatorship

    • F. 

      Constitutional Monarchy

    • G. 

      Representative Democracy

  • 2. 
    A  government ruled by a small group with a particular interest
    • A. 

      Direct Democracy

    • B. 

      Absolute monarchy

    • C. 

      Oligarchy

    • D. 

      Tribal Rule

  • 3. 
    A government completely ruled by a king or queen
    • A. 

      Tribal Rule

    • B. 

      Constitutional Monarchy

    • C. 

      Representative Democracy

    • D. 

      Absolute Monarchy

    • E. 

      Oligarchy

  • 4. 
    A government in which people elect representatives to create laws
    • A. 

      Direct Democracy

    • B. 

      Tribal Rule

    • C. 

      Dictatorship

    • D. 

      Representative Democracy

    • E. 

      Oligarchy

  • 5. 
    A government where the power of the king or queen is limited by law.
    • A. 

      Direct Democracy

    • B. 

      Oligarchy

    • C. 

      Constitutional Monarchy

    • D. 

      Absolute Monarchy

    • E. 

      Tribal Rule

  • 6. 
    A government where all adults take part in making decisions.
    • A. 

      Constitutional Monarchy

    • B. 

      Tribal Rule

    • C. 

      Oligarchy

    • D. 

      Direct Democracy

    • E. 

      Representative Democracy

  • 7. 
    A government headed by a tyrant with total control.
    • A. 

      Tribal Rule

    • B. 

      Absolute Monarchy

    • C. 

      Oligarchy

    • D. 

      Direct Democracy

    • E. 

      Dictatorship

  • 8. 
    A government where chief or elders of a group make final decisions.
    • A. 

      Absolute Monarchy

    • B. 

      Tribal Rule

    • C. 

      Oligarchy

    • D. 

      Direct Democracy

    • E. 

      Dictatorship

  • 9. 
    The earliest form of government.
    • A. 

      Absolute Monarchy

    • B. 

      Tribal Rule

    • C. 

      Oligarchy

    • D. 

      Direct Democracy

    • E. 

      Constitutional Monarchy

  • 10. 
    Cuba, Libya, and North Korea have this form of government.
    • A. 

      Tribal Rule

    • B. 

      Absolute Monarchy

    • C. 

      Oligarchy

    • D. 

      Dictatorship

    • E. 

      Direct Democracy

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Every citizen has a chance to vote.

    • B. 

      The government is ruled by one person or a very small group of people.

    • C. 

      Only judges make laws.

    • D. 

      Only adults can vote.

    • E. 

      People voted into office are in power for life.

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Absolute Monarchy

    • B. 

      Direct Democracy

    • C. 

      Representative Democracy

    • D. 

      Oligarchy

  • 13. 
    What type of government does the United Kingdom (England, Wales, Scotland) have?
    • A. 

      Absolute Monarchy

    • B. 

      Direct Democracy

    • C. 

      Representative Democracy

    • D. 

      Constitutional Monarchy

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Constitutional Monarchy

    • B. 

      Absolute Monarchy

    • C. 

      Tribal Rule

    • D. 

      Oligarchy

  • 15. 
    What type of government does China have?
    • A. 

      Oligarchy

    • B. 

      Constitutional Monarchy

    • C. 

      Tribal Rule

    • D. 

      Dictatorship

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Constitutional Monarchy and Representative Democracy

    • B. 

      Oligarchy and Direct Democracy

    • C. 

      Tribal Rule and Absolute Monarchy

  • 17. 
    Many towns in New England (in the United States) still practice this form of government.
    • A. 

      Dictatorship

    • B. 

      Tribal Rule

    • C. 

      Direct Democracy

    • D. 

      Oligarchy

  • 18. 
    Dictatorships are different from absolute monarchies because:
    • A. 

      The leader doesn't wear a crown

    • B. 

      Dictators inherit power from their fathers

    • C. 

      Dictators seize power and remain in power through violence

    • D. 

      Dictators no longer exist today

  • 19. 
    Absolute Monarchies differ from Constitutional Monarchies because:
    • A. 

      Absolute Monarchs inherit power from their parents and Constitutional Monarchs don't

    • B. 

      Only Absolute Monarchs live in castles

    • C. 

      Absolute Monarchs have power to rule but Constitutional Monarchs are just symbols

    • D. 

      Absolute Monarchs have more money

  • 20. 
    Oligarchies can be run by small groups of military officers like in Myanmar (Burma), leaders of a ruling political party like in China, or groups of religious leaders like in:
    • A. 

      Mexico

    • B. 

      Iran

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Bolivia