Amer Gov - Purposes & Origins of Government
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    Which of the following is not a function of our government?

    answer choices

    Keep Order

    Provide leadership

    Provide Church Services

    Provide Security

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is not an example of Providing Security?

    answer choices

    Preventing Crime

    Protecting Citizens from foreign attacks.

    Making sure our military is properly equipped

    Building a library.

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is not an example of Keeping Order?

    answer choices

    Passing traffic laws

    Conducting Foreign Relations

    Enforcing traffic laws

    Establishing Courts

  • Question 4
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    Q.

    Which of the following is not an example of Providing Services?

    answer choices

    Providing Libraries

    Providing Parks

    Proving Water and Utilities

    Managing the Economy

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which is an example of our government providing economic security?

    answer choices

    Regulatig conditions under which banks can take control of homes when owners fail to pay their mortgage

    Building a strong navy

    Writing a traffic ticket

    Building a nature trail to walk on

  • Question 6
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    What it is government?

    answer choices

    An institution through which leaders exercise power to make and enforce laws affecting the people under its control

    A group of people who collect taxes to help pay for their luxury vehicles

    An organization whose goal is to prepare citizens for menial jobs

    An institution created to spread religion throughout the nation

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Anarchy is often referred as the _____________ to philosophers.

    answer choices

    Theory of Evolution

    State of Nature

    Theory of Chaos

    State of Upheaval

  • Question 8
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    Q.

    A state without government and laws

    answer choices

    oligarchy

    monarchy

    anarchy

    democracy

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    It is possible for groups of people to consider themselves a nation without having their own country.

    answer choices

    True

    False

  • Question 10
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    Q.

    a group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom, tradition, and sometime religion

    answer choices

    nation

    state

    country

  • Question 11
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    Q.

    a political community that occupies a definite territory and has an organized government

    answer choices

    nation

    state

    religion

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When studying government which two terms can be used interchangeably?

    answer choices

    State and country

    State and nation

    Nation and country

  • Question 13
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    Q.

    the supreme and absolute authority within territorial boundaries

    answer choices

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    power

    presidency

    sovereignty

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What are the essential features of a state?

    answer choices

    Population, Technology, Authority, Land

    Population, Territory, Sovereignty, Government

    Territory, Sovereignty, Government, Technology

    Government, Territory, Laws, People

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    God created the state and gave rulers the right to rule -

    answer choices

    Divine Right Theory

    Evolutionary Theory

    Force Theory

    Social Contract Theory

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Person or group gains control over an area and forces all within it to submit to their rule -

    answer choices

    Divine Right Theory

    Evolutionary Theory

    Force Theory

    Social Contract Theory

  • Question 17
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    Which of the following theories expresses the belief that the state developed naturally out of family and tribal organizations?

    answer choices

    Force Theory

    Evolutionary Theory

    Divine Right Theory

    Social Contract Theory

  • Question 18
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    Q.

    Which statement about the social contract theory is NOT true?

    answer choices

    The state was created voluntarily by free people.

    The state is a natural extension of people's family structure.

    Governmental powers are granted by the people.

    Governmental powers may be limited by the people.

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following describes a "Hobbesian State of Nature?" 
    answer choices
    fun, loving, happy, joy
    unicorns, puppy dogs, lollipos. 
    solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short
    indecent, commerical, altruistic, tremendous
  • Question 20
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    Q. What is an agreement between people and the government?
    answer choices
    Consent
    Natural Rights
    Social Contract
    Voting
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