This quiz assesses your knowledge on Unit 3.
Third party candidates usually win elections
Third parties always raise a large sum of money
The Democratic and Republican party dues are too expensive
The Democratic and Republican parties do not represent their views
Endorses all governmental policies
Influences public opinion
Prevents the government from making policy
Is paid for with federal taxes
Political parties evaluate government policy, while interest groups set government policy
Political parties influence laws, while interest groups ratify laws
Political parties address many issues, while interest groups usually focus on one
Political parties support candidates, while interest groups nominate candidates
A hotel association develops a plan to attract more tourists
An animal rights organization presents its views to a legislator
A group of citizens asks city officials for a schedule of public hearings
The president uses a televised speech to persuade people to support his foreign policy
Advertising costs are lower at the end of a campaign
Advertising may persuade undecided voters to make a choice
Campaign laws require that all money raised by a candidate be spent
Campaign laws require that advertising be restricted to the end of the campaign
Increase military spending
Set aside more land for national parks
Provide funding for a subway system
Increase funding for museums in urban areas
Benefit personally from campaign finance money
Believe the public opposes campaign finance reform
Use campaign money to balance the federal budget
Believe campaign finance reform would be unconstitutional
Hiring a firm to conduct an opinion poll of Maryland residents
Rallying support from Maryland hospitals
Advertising their position in Maryland periodicals
Lobbying the Maryland General Assembly
They cost too much for some candidates.
They have little effect on elections.
They are products of planned marketing.
They are dependent on grassroots support.
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