University of Toronto at Scarborough
Department of Social Sciences
POLB90H3F: Comparative Development in International Perspective
Date: February 14, 2012
Start time: 11:10a.m. To End Time: 1:00 p.m.
Section: LO1 2011 Fall Session
Instructor: Roberta Rice
Welcome to your midterm test. The test has two sections. The first section consists of 5 short
answer questions worth 10 points each for a total of 50 points. The second section consists of 1
essay question worth 50 points. You are expected to write your answers in the test booklet
provided. Please give specific and concise answers to the questions and remember to write
clearly. If the objective of any question is unclear to you, please do not hesitate to ask for
clarification. Good luck!
Section 1 : Short Answer Questions (50%)
1. What is the relationship between state and interest groups under the three systems of
interest group representation?