Social Studies

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GED Social Studies Practice Test

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  • 1. Multiple Choice
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    Which of the following is generally unique to presidential democracy?

    Citizens participate in voting.

    The executive power is separate from the

    legislature.

    The executive power is a part of the

    legislature.

    The head of the state is not directly elected

    by the people.

    Citizens participate in voting.

    The executive power is separate from the

    legislature.

    The executive power is a part of the

    legislature.

    The head of the state is not directly elected

    by the people

  • 2. Multiple Choice
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    What specific type of democracy is the United States?

    Direct democracy

    Representative democracy

    Parliamentary democracy

    Presidential democracy

  • 3. Multiple Choice
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    Using the chart, what can you infer about rep- resentative democracy?

    Each individual’s choices are not represented

    when lawmakers make decisions.

    Every citizen’s vote on laws is represented

    when lawmakers make decisions.

    The president or prime minister writes the

    laws.

    It is the same as direct democracy.

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