Types of Government Quiz
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. True or False
    A government is a ruling authority for a community that has the power to make and carry out laws and decisions for all those living in a community.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. True or false:
    The purposes of government include:
    A. Keep Order
    B. Provide Security
    C. Guide the Community
    D.  Provide Services
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Pass and enforce laws to deter crime falls under which purpose of government
    answer choices
    Provide security
    Keep Order
    Guide the Community
    Provide Services
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Establish armed forces falls under which purpose of government
    answer choices
    Keep order
    Provide Security
    Guide the Community
    Provide Services
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Protect public safety falls under which purpose of government
    answer choices
    Keep Order
    Provide Security
    Guide the Community
    Provide Services
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Develop public policy and manage the economy fall under which purpose of government
    answer choices
    Keep Order
    Provide Security
    Guide the Community
    Provide Services
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Chose the correct type of government for the following:
    All citizens participate in government by voting on everything.  They can even create public policy.
    answer choices
    Representative Democracy
    Direct Democracy
    Anarchy
    Constitutional Monarchy
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. In this form of government the people can elect representatives to vote on laws.  Representatives may be replaced during regular elections by the people. 
    answer choices
    Communism
    Dictatorship
    Representative Democracy
    Theocracy
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. If a monarch, a dictator, or  emperor rules, the type of government you have is called a _____________.
    answer choices
    Democracy
    Autocracy
    Theocracy
    Oligarchy
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. A form of government where rulers gain their power through heredity (their parents were rulers too).  England is the best example of this today. 
    answer choices
    Democracy
    Oligarchy
    Monarchy
    Dictatorship
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Raul Castro is the leader of Cuba.  Cuba's government has absolute control over the lives of their citizens.  People are often jailed and even killed for voicing negative opinions about the government.  This is an example of a:
    answer choices
    Monarchy
    Dictatorship
    Oligarchy
    Theocracy
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Autorcracy is rule by: 
    answer choices
    One
    A few
    Many
    No One
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Oligarchy is rule by:
    answer choices
    One
    A few
    All 
    No One
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Miitary strength or Military Junta is considered a/an:
    answer choices
    Monarchy
    Aristocracy
    Oligarchy
    Theocracy
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. A Theocracy is when
    answer choices
    the people are ruled by a god or a higher power and usually has a holy book that guides the law.
    a military force has taken over and governs the people with a leader called a dictator.
    the people elect a rules to vote on laws.
    None of the above.
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. government in which the state controls all property and capital, while claiming that all goods are equally shared by the people leading to equal social and economic status  is called
    answer choices
    Socialism
    Democracy
    Communism
    Anarchy
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. government in which the means of planning, producing and distributing goods is controlled by a central government that theoretically seeks a more just and equitable distribution of property and labor is called:
    answer choices
    Socialism
    Communism
    Democracy
    Monarchy
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. No government at all is called:
    answer choices
    Theocracy
    Monarchy
    Democracy
    Anarchy
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. Democracy is
    answer choices
    Rule by one
    Rule by everyone
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. Direct democracy
    answer choices
    Citizens elect people to vote
    All citizens vote on everything
  • Question 21
    30 seconds
    Q. Autocracy is
    answer choices
    Rule by few
    Rule by one
  • Question 22
    30 seconds
    Q. Oligarchy
    answer choices
    Comes in many forms
    Power is always inherited
  • Question 23
    30 seconds
    Q. When a boy turns 18 he is required to register for civil service.  This is a: 
    answer choices
    responsibilities of citizenship
    obligations of citizenship
    pathways to citizenship
    privileges of citizenship
  • Question 24
    30 seconds
    Q. True or False: The following are requirements to participate in the naturalization process:
    1.  Must be 18 years old
    2.  Must be able to read, write, and speak English
    3.  Must be knowledgeable about U.S. History and Governnment
    4.  Must have lived legally in the United States for Five (5) years
    5. Have good moral character.
    answer choices
    True
    False
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