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Political parties serve to

Link e public with its elected leaders

enable people with different backrounds and opinons to act topogeher

officer the public a choice berween policies and leaders

provide potential leaders

all of these are correct

2

The major emerging voting blocs are

Hispanic and yong people

3

The most fully organizated imterests are those that have which of the following as their primarly purpose

Economic activity

4

Some gepups pursue collective goods a collective good is one that

Cannot be selective grand or denied to imdividuals it must be shared

5

During his visit to this contry in the 1830 alexis de tocqueville describe united states as natiom of

Joiners

6

The dominant labor interes group

The AFL-CIO

7

A purposive incentive is defined as

The opportunity to contribute to a worthy goal or purpse

8

The air we breathe is an example of a

Collective good

9

Which of the following is true of employment in lobbing firms by members of comgress

Most members of congress join lobbying firms inmmediatly after leaving congress

10

Wich of the following groups primarly uses litigation as its lobbying method

ACLU

11

The term iron triangle reders to

A small and informal but relatively stable set of bureaucatrs legislators and lobbyists who are concerned with promoting a particular interest

12

A main difference between iron triangle ans issue networking is that

Issue networking ,neing less for,al rely om outside lobbying only while iron triangle use lobbying only

13

PACs thend to contribuite the most money to

Incubents

14

The term farming is used to describe

Process of selecting certain aspects of reality a s them crafting news stories around those aspects

15

In comparation with today newspaper early america news papers

Could not have survived without political support

16

What technology led editors to shbstitute news reports for opinon community

Telegraph

17

The yellow jurnalism of late nenetheeth century was characterizes by

The emphasis on sensationalis as a way of selling news papers

18

Objetive journalism is based on the idea thar the reporters jobs is to

Report the facts and cover alternative sides of a parrisan debate

19

The FCC's equal time requirement

Reqires boroadcasters to give equal time to third parties as well democrats and republicans

20

Of the following televison networking is typically considerated the mosr partisan

Fox news

21

The reason the news products is designed to facinate as well apps to inform is becuse

News organization are fundamentally bussines and most obtain reveue ro survive

22

The media perform the signaling role by

Informing the public of breaking events ans new develpments

23

One of the reasons the reporting of national news is relativlely uniform amonf news spurces is thar

There are only a few important events each day that merit news coverage

24

The news medias common carrier role is based on the idea that

The press should provide a channel thorugh which political leaders can communicate their views to the public

25

The waterbate scandal ilustrates the

Power of medi to serve as watchdog to safeguard abuses of power

26

The farmers of the constitution saw this as the preeminent component of the federal government

The supreme court

the burecreacy

the congres the president

none of these answers is correct

27

The modern confress is different form the ninenth century congress i pn that most members

Are now professional politicans who want to stay in congress

28

Campain spending tneds to be a much greater task for

Challengers than for incumbents

29

Redistricting

Is conducted by stare legislature

30

One must____ years of age to serve im the U.S. House of representive and ____ years of age to seve in the U.S. Senate

25;30

31

Which of the followin groups is overroeresneted in comgress

Clerical workers

32

The most powerful person from the minorth party in the house is the

Minority leader

33

A standing commitee in the house or senate

Is a permant commite

has juridisticton over a particular policy are

has autorithy to draft amend and recommend legislation

is usally organized according to the senatory principle

all of these are correct

34

Most of legislative work of comgress is preformed by

The standing commite and their subcommites woth jurodostictoon over particular policy areas

35

When the house and senate pass different verison of a bill the doffernce are resolved by a

Conference committee

36

Bills are formally introduced in congress by

Members of comgress only

37

Most of the work on legislature in co gres is done by

By commitee ans their respective subcommite

38

Which of the following is o e of the major function of congress's politymakig role

Lawmaking

39

There are currenty_____ voting memebers of the U.S. House of Representives and _____ voting members of tne U.S. Senate

435;100

40

Wchich nation does not have a one house dominant legislature

The United States