Chapter 2 Government Test
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by Tonya Klein
| 20 Questions
1
5
The people (citizens) hold the power.
Democracy
Autocracy
2
5
One ruler holds the power.
Democracy
Autocracy
3
5
Citizens have little choice in who leads the government.
Democracy
Autocracy
4
5
Citizens typically vote to elect leaders in government.
Democracy
Autocracy
5
5
Citizens have many opportunities to participate in government.
Democracy
Autocracy
6
5
Citizens have few opportunities, if any, to participate in government.
Democracy
Autocracy
7
5
Citizens elect the chief executive.
A Parliamentary
B Presidential
8
5
Citizens elect members of the legislature.
Parliamentary
Presidential
9
5
The chief executive is typically called "President".
A Presidential Democracy
B Parliamentary Democracy
10
5
The chief executive is appointed by the legislature.
A Presidential
B Parliamentary
11
5
The chief executive is typically called "Prime Minister."
A Parliamentary
B Presidential
12
5
The executive and legislative branches are "fused" together.
A Parliamentary
B Presidential
13
5
The executive and legislative branches are separate.
A Parliamentary
B Presidential
14
5
Citizens have many rights and freedoms. Select all that apply
Parliamentary
Presidential
Autocracy
Monarchy
15
5
This government includes a system of checks and balances.
Parliamentary
Presidential
16
5
Citizens elect officials to represent them in government.
Parliamentary
Presidential
17
5
The terms autocracy and democracy are used to describe the types of citizen participation in a government system.
True
False
18
5
Citizens have more freedoms in a constitutional monarchy than those in an absolute monarchy.
True
False
19
5
The United States of America is
A an autocracy
B a Parliamentary Democracy
C a Presidential Democracy
D a constitutional monarchy
20
5
The right of a group of people to be free of ouside interference is
A democracy
B oligarchy
C sovereignty
D constitutional
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