Government Chapters 9-11 Quiz

Question 1 of 15

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Due to the popularity of voting by mail, which state has recently abandoned voting in polling places on Election Day?

Select one of the following:

  • Oregon

  • Idaho

  • Nevada

  • Washington

Question 2 of 15

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In U.S. presidential primaries

Select one of the following:

  • voters vote directly for a candidate

  • the popular vote is irrelevant

  • voters vote for the presidential and vice-presidential ticket

  • voters determine which candidate's delegates will attend the convention

Question 3 of 15

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A type of primary in which only members of a party may vote in that party's primary is a(n)

Select one of the following:

  • membership primary

  • closed primary

  • limited primary

  • open primary

Question 4 of 15

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The Help America Vote Act of 2002

Select one of the following:

  • was an unfunded mandate

  • declared George W. Bush the winner of the presidential election

  • assisted states in changing to electronic voting systems

  • made it easier to register to vote

Question 5 of 15

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In order to become a candidate for president of the United States, one must be

Select one of the following:

  • at least 18-years-old

  • a natural-born or naturalized citizen

  • a natural-born citizen

  • a resident of the United States since birth

Question 6 of 15

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Advertising that targets Twitter users based on who they follow and who follows them is known as

Select one of the following:

  • marketing

  • promoted tweets

  • web marketing

  • webcasting

Question 7 of 15

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Campaign organizers, political candidates, and the media first realized how crucial it is to leverage emerging technology to create strategic advantages as a result of

Select one of the following:

  • the Gore campaign in 2000

  • the Obama campaign in 2008

  • the Kennedy campaign in 1960

  • the McCain campaign in 2008

Question 8 of 15

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The founder of the World Wide Web is

Select one of the following:

  • Howard Reingold

  • Al Gore

  • Tim Berners-Lee

  • Steve Jobs

Question 9 of 15

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The unidentified individuals that make up the group known as Anonymous were responsible for

Select one of the following:

  • crippling the mail servers and websites of Monsanto

  • supporting WikiLeaks

  • all of the above

  • targeting the Tunisian and Egyptian government websites

Question 10 of 15

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The media commonly influence the setting of the public agenda by

Select one of the following:

  • notating

  • editorializing

  • priming

  • prioritizing

Question 11 of 15

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American radio listeners first heard news in real time during which decade?

Select one of the following:

  • 1950s

  • 1940s

  • 1920s

  • 1930s

Question 12 of 15

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The first politician to realize, and exploit, the value of radio as a device for political communication was

Select one of the following:

  • Theodore Roosevelt

  • John F. Kennedy

  • Richard Nixon

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt

Question 13 of 15

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Internet-centered efforts on behalf of candidates and causes have come to be called

Select one of the following:

  • e-campaigning

  • the blogosphere

  • netroots

  • internetworks

Question 14 of 15

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One example of how new media are revolutionizing journalism is the use of social networking during the January 2011 protests in

Select one of the following:

  • New York

  • Greece

  • Lybia

  • Egypt

Question 15 of 15

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The law that required stations to provide equal airtime to all sides of important public issues and equal airtime access to all public office candidates was termed the

Select one of the following:

  • fairness doctrine

  • equal access doctrine

  • equal time doctrine

  • FCC doctrine

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