The primary institution structuring political struggles is the White
House

Subject: Political Science    / General Political Science
Question
1. QUESTION 1 The primary institution structuring political struggles is the White
House
the military
political
protest
the state
the market
1 points 1. QUESTION 2 The example of lung cancer and smoking is used to illustrate the dangers of tobacco.
the failure of the scientific
method.
the ingenuity of German
scientists.
gender differences in lung
cancer rates.
the search for causal
relationships.
1 points QUESTION 3
1.
The fact that welfare states in Sweden and America have different principles,
structures, and size illustrates
the qualitative method
the quantitative method
a research hypothesis
the problem of traveling
concepts
the strength of the
experimental method.
1 points 1. QUESTION 4 That Germany’s two major political parties are the successors to the
earlier Socialist political movement and Catholic cultural movement
illustrates which concept or principle?
Liberalism (capital L)
liberalism
(lowercase l)
rational choice
political culture
traveling concepts
1 points QUESTION 5 1. All of the following characteristics of Germany are relevant for the
rational choice approach to political analysis EXCEPT
the German constitution encourages collective goods
German political parties discourage individualistic solutions
the majority of German citizens would question the American distaste for
organized interests and collective decision making.
the electoral system yields coalition governments
the electoral system forces political parties to govern together
1 points 1. QUESTION 6 "Which of the following terms encompasses religion, language, and
ethnicity?"
state
governm
ent
country
nation
sovereig
nty
1 points 1. QUESTION 7 "Universal literacy, compulsory education, a common alphabet,
compulsory military service, and public memorials were all means by which
to link the __________ with the ___________."
country;
government
government;
society
nation; country
state;
government
nation; state 1 points 1. QUESTION 8
The ability to capture, imprison, or kill for the sake of public security and order is
referred to as
nationalism.
the monopoly on
violence.
civil society.
military rule.
authoritarianism.
1 points 1. QUESTION 9 Which of the following statements about state capacity is TRUE? Governance is possible if the state lacks capacity.
Strong states have unlimited power to enact and enforce
their laws.
Among countries with very similar political systems capacity
will be similar.
A state with high capacity will be able to govern and enforce
laws.
Low capacity states are especially good at collecting taxes.
1 points QUESTION 10
1.
A state that scores high on capacity but low on autonomy is
ineffective at enforcing laws and insulated from
special interests.
ineffective at enforcing laws and not insulated from
special interests.
effective at enforcing laws and insulated from special
interests.
effective at enforcing laws and not insulated from
special interests.
not a possibility in actual political life.