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SOCA03Y3 Final: SOCA03Y3 SOCA01H3 Final Exam Chapter 14 PracticeExam


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The ability to control others, even against their will is called:
Answer power
authority
influence
politics
social control
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Power is ____ when people regard its use as valid or justified.
Answer institutionalized
legitimate
illegitimate
coercive
unorganized
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When the norms and statuses of social organizations govern the use of power we say that power is:
Answer institutionalized
legitimate
illegitimate
coercive
unorganized
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The question, "What accounts for the degree to which a political system responds to the demands of all its citizens?" is:
Answer the central question of political sociology
the primary concern of political science
the focus of world politics
the main issue for sociology
the main issue of American politics
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In his 1863 speech at Gettysburg, Abraham Lincoln used the phrase, "government of the people, by the people, for the
people", to refer to:
Answer autocracy
oligarchy
democracy
authoritarianism
totalitarianism
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Although a wave of competitive elections swept across many formerly non-democratic countries from the early 1970s
to the early 1990s, the new regimes were often feeble and limited democracies. As a result, political sociologists:
Answer rethought the democratic electoral process
began to reconsider the social preconditions of democracy
began to turn to economic analysis
began to ignore analysis of political elites
renewed their interest in the study of subjects other than the social roots of democracy
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Brym and Lie contend that genuine political democracy is not solely based on:

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Name Chapter 14--Politics
Description
Instructions Modify
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Question 1 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove
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The ability to control others, even against their will is called:
Answer power
authority
influence
politics
social control
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Question 2 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove
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Power is ____ when people regard its use as valid or justified.
Answer institutionalized
legitimate
illegitimate
coercive
unorganized
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When the norms and statuses of social organizations govern the use of power we say that power is:
Answer institutionalized
legitimate
illegitimate
coercive
unorganized
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The question, "What accounts for the degree to which a political system responds to the demands of all its citizens?" is:
Answer the central question of political sociology
the primary concern of political science
the focus of world politics
the main issue for sociology
the main issue of American politics
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Question 5 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove
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In his 1863 speech at Gettysburg, Abraham Lincoln used the phrase, "government of the people, by the people, for the
people", to refer to:
Answer autocracy
oligarchy
democracy
authoritarianism
totalitarianism
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Question 6 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove
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Although a wave of competitive elections swept across many formerly non-democratic countries from the early 1970s
to the early 1990s, the new regimes were often feeble and limited democracies. As a result, political sociologists:
Answer rethought the democratic electoral process
began to reconsider the social preconditions of democracy
began to turn to economic analysis
began to ignore analysis of political elites
renewed their interest in the study of subjects other than the social roots of democracy
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Brym and Lie contend that genuine political democracy is not solely based on:

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Answer political elites
overcoming income disparities
the political education of citizens
elections
a balance of power between state institutions
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When most people basically agree with how the political system is organized and run, power becomes:
Answer coercion
visible to all
authority
organization
institutionalized
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When people regard the use of power as valid or justified it is said to be:
Answer coercive
visible to all
illegitimate
legitimate
based on tradition
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Power is ____ when the norms and statuses of social organization govern the use of power. These norms and statuses
define how authority should be used, how individuals can achieve authority, and how much authority is attached to
each status within an organization.
Answer coercion
authority based
authority driven
organized
institutionalized
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Which of the following is NOT one of Weber's types of authority?
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traditional
legal-rational
charismatic
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What type of authority involves the widespread belief that a family's right to monopolize leadership derives from the
will of a God?
Answer individual
traditional
legal-rational
charismatic
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Which type of authority is most associated with tribal and feudal societies?
Answer individual
traditional
legal-rational
charismatic
none of these choices
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