Quiz: The Trickiest 29 Question Politics Quiz You'll Ever Take

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 May 28, 2017
1 of 29Pick one!
Which of the following is the same as a monarchy?
Dictatorship
Anarchy
Communism
2 of 29Pick one!
What is the difference between direct and representative democracy?
Elected legislatures
Amount of freedom
A king
3 of 29Pick one!
In the percolation-up model, where does political power come from?
The people
Elected officials
Ruling class
4 of 29Pick one!
Sovereignty is NOT a source of legitimacy.
TRUE
FALSE
5 of 29Pick one!
Which of the following was not a pattern by which a regime may attain legitimacy for its authority according to Weber?
International norms
Charismatic
Tradition
6 of 29Pick one!
Which of these nation-states claims to be a confederation?
Switzerland
Canada
United States
7 of 29Pick one!
The ethnic conflict between the Hutus and Tutsis occurred in _____.
Rwanda
New Delhi
Montego Bay
8 of 29Pick one!
Which of these famous political theorists was a proponent of the liberal philosophy?
Karl Marx
Baruch Spinoza
Adam Smith
9 of 29Pick one!
Which of these political theorists developed the concept of 'imagined communities' to explain the rise of modern nationalism?
Edmund Burke
Benedict Anderson
Aristotle
10 of 29Pick one!
Which of these phrases is associated with E.J. Hobsbawn's work?
Invention of Tradition
Melting Pot
100 Chronicles
11 of 29Pick one!
Which famed political theorist's work "Two Treatises of Government"?
Martin Luther
Karl Marx
John Locke
12 of 29Pick one!
Authoritative government gives you an exit option.
TRUE
FALSE
13 of 29Pick one!
What is the party affiliation of Independent voters?
None specific
Democratic
Liberal
14 of 29Pick one!
Who is the ruler of a monarchy?
King
Prime Minister
President
15 of 29Pick one!
Democracy is the rule of _____.
The people
Majority
God
16 of 29Pick one!
What is theocracy?
Rule of the wealthy
Rule of God
Rule of the people
17 of 29Pick one!
About ___% of national governments in the world are unitary.
90
60
25
18 of 29Pick one!
Only U.S Citizens can violate the constitution.
TRUE
FALSE
19 of 29Pick one!
_____ - An action that obstructs progress in a legislative assembly while not technically contravening the required procedures.
Filibuster
Ammendment
Aristocracy
20 of 29Pick one!
How many people serve in Congress?
465
535
100
21 of 29Pick one!
Which U.S President was in office for 12 years?
Abraham Lincoln
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
None
22 of 29Pick one!
Hawaii has more congressmen than Alaska.
FALSE
TRUE
23 of 29Pick one!
Which of the following U.S states has the least congressional representatives?
Oklahoma
Wyoming
Colorado
24 of 29Pick one!
Who was the last Democrat to win Texas in a presidential election?
Bill Clinton
John F. Kennedy
Jimmy Carter
25 of 29Pick one!
As of date, how many U.S Presidents have been assassinated?
4
3
2
26 of 29Pick one!
How many Supreme Court justices are there?
9
15
12
27 of 29Pick one!
Amendments to the structure of the U.S. require approval from ______ of the states.
3/4
1/2
1/3
28 of 29Pick one!
What was the Annapolis Convention about?
Discuss problems of trade and navigation
Abolish slavery
Amend the Constitution
29 of 29Pick one!
Supremacy clause require that all judges treat national laws and treaties with highest regard.
TRUE
FALSE
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