American National Government
American National Government POLS 2010
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POLS 2010 Possible Multi le Choice uestions on the Second Exam The Second Exam will measure your knowledge of chapters 6 7 9 and 3 Below are all the possible questions that you could receive on this exam I have given you the rst part of these multiple choice questions but not the options You must use these questions to guide you in studying for the exam The wording in each of the questions should lead you to the PowerPoint slides and readings that include the answers Thoroughly study the section of notes and readings that contain the answers The order of the questions mostly follows the sequence in the PowerPoint outline If a multiple choice question on the Second Exam is similar to or the same as an igtclicker question the question options on the Second Exam will be different You will have up to three attempts on the Second Exam 1 In order to gain their civil rights sooner AfricanAmerican leaders had to pursue strategies in Art III federal courts since the jurists in these courts 2 In Brown V Board of Education of 1954 what did the United States Supreme Court declare regarding racial segregation in public schools 3 De facto public school segregation and the federal courts ruled that 4 The federal courts can order a remedy for public school segregation when the school segregation 5 When a government act discriminates based on to be constitutional this act must be substantially related to advance an important government interest 6 When a government act discriminates based on to be constitutional this act must be rationally related to advance a legitimate government interest 7 When a government act discriminates based on to be constitutional this act must be rationally related to advance a legitimate government interest 8 When a government act discriminates based on to be constitutional this act must be narrowly tailored to achieve a compelling government interest 9 According to 1 United States Supreme Court opinions which government programs below would not pass the upper tier test in applying the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment 10 In the opinion of Craig v Borer 1976 the US Supreme Court applied the tier test and ruled that a state law violated the equal protection clause for discriminating based on 11 Which of the following is not an illegal basis for employment discrimination pursuant to congressional statutes not the federal Constitution A private employer decides to not hire a job applicant solely on the basis of the applicant s 12 Which of the following are developments that aided the congressional passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 13 Which of the following is one or more of the four steps for a nonviolent campaign that Martin Luther King Jr used in 1963 Birmingham Alabama 14 In which part or parts if any of the United States Constitution is the quotright to privacyquot explicitly stated or inferred 15 According to the United States Supreme Court opinion Planned Parenthood v Casey of 1992 on what do abortion rights no longer turn 16 According to the United States Supreme Court opinion Planned Parenthood v Casey of 1992 which of the following statements is correct regarding the undue burden test 17 Which article and section of the United States Constitution gave Congress power to pass section 2 of the Defense of Marriage Act DOMA of 1996 18 Pursuant to section 2 of the Defense of Marriage Act DOMA of 1996 19 Which of the following statements is not part of the three requirements that polling must do 20 While Joe rather die than pay income taX to the government Martin makes every effort to honestly pay his income taX although he believes in theory that government should not taX his income Which type of public opinion measure would capture the difference between these two opinions 21 While Mary for most of her life has held the opinion that government should not taX her income Josie no longer believed that government should not taX her income after the Hurricane Katrina disaster Which type of public opinion measure would capture the difference between these two opinions 22 Which of the following statements is incorrect concerning three main in uences in political socialization family religion and gender 23 Which of the following statements is incorrect regarding three ways in which individual positionalities can create cleavages or divisions in public opinion social class race as well as ethnicity and geographical region 24 When the words came into use in the early 1800 s a liberal was one who favored while a conservative favored 25 A congressperson is opposed to increased minimum wage requirements but supports a ban on abortion This congressperson is most likely a 26 You favor minimum wage legislation but are opposed to outlawing abortion On the basis of these two issues you would be best classi ed as a 27 A person supports increased minimum wage requirements and outlawing abortion This person is most likely a 28 In comparison to a liberal libertarian would be more likely to vote for 29 What can political elites do to in uence public opinion 30 What de ned the period of party history roughly from the Andrew Jackson era to the Civil War 3 l The following were measures pushed by Progressives to curtail the power and in uence of political parties except 32 In which of the following years was there a realignment after which the party system split between 1 one major party supporting creditors protective high tariffs industry and urban interests and 2 a second major party advocating for debtors low tariffs farmers and rural interests 33 Which of the following types of voting has recently increased 34 Which of the following types of voting tends to increase when the officebloc ballot is in use 35 In which method of choosing a presidential party nominee is the nominee selected by party delegates who the party leaders pick 36 To win the presidency a candidate must receive 37 Which of the following methods of electing the president will most likely increase the political leverage of minor parties that promote the policy agenda of libertarians social conservatives or greens 38 If a presidential candidate receives 20 of the statewide popular vote approximately what percent of the state s Electoral College votes will the candidate receive under the proportional plan 39 Which pair of states currently uses the district plan in which the candidate who wins a popular vote plurality across the state earns two Electoral College votes and the candidate who gains a popular vote plurality within a district earns one Electoral College vote 40 Which of the following methods of electing the president will most likely promote bargaining for votes between or among the parties by giving minor parties more leverage 41 Which of the following methods of electing the president will most likely decrease strategic voting 42 In which of the following electoral systems is a party s seat share more likely to be disproportionate to the pa1ty s vote share 43 In which of the following electoral systems are a minor pa1ty s votes least likely to be wasted on a loser candidate 44 Which of the following is a process that enables voters to put legislative measures and sometimes a state constitutional change on the voting ballot by collecting enough signatures 45 Which of the following is a process that permits voters to remove elected officials from office 46 In which of the following processes can the people enact state law by circumventing interests who have captured state government 47 Which of the following clauses gave Congress the power to establish a bank 48 Which of the following doctrines was the basis for John C Calhoun s call that southern states resist a federal tariff in the first half of the 1800 s 49 Which of the following statements if any is the doctrine of nullification 50 The United States Supreme Court ruled that the interstate commerce clause does not give Congress the power to make laws prohibiting 51 States have the power to legislate and administer in areas of law that 52 A county s or a city s share of what kind of federal funds can turn on the population personal income and housing quality within the county or city 53 For which current type of federal grantsinaid was there less push since the grants are not vital for any one government agency 54 Which of the following is the term for a decision by an administrative agency granting another party permission to violate a law that would otherwise apply to the party 55 Funding to which of the following federal entitlement programs was the victim of major cuts as part of the devolution of power to the states
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