Government Chapters 9-11 Quiz

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Government Chapter 9 Quiz

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Question 1

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

Question 2

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In U.S. presidential primaries
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  • 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

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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)
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  • membership primary
  • closed primary
  • limited primary
  • open primary

Question 4

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The Help America Vote Act of 2002
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  • 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

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

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Advertising that targets Twitter users based on who they follow and who follows them is known as
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  • marketing
  • promoted tweets
  • web marketing
  • webcasting

Question 7

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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
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  • the Gore campaign in 2000
  • the Obama campaign in 2008
  • the Kennedy campaign in 1960
  • the McCain campaign in 2008

Question 8

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The founder of the World Wide Web is
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  • Howard Reingold
  • Al Gore
  • Tim Berners-Lee
  • Steve Jobs

Question 9

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The unidentified individuals that make up the group known as Anonymous were responsible for
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  • crippling the mail servers and websites of Monsanto
  • supporting WikiLeaks
  • all of the above
  • targeting the Tunisian and Egyptian government websites

Question 10

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The media commonly influence the setting of the public agenda by
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  • notating
  • editorializing
  • priming
  • prioritizing

Question 11

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American radio listeners first heard news in real time during which decade?
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  • 1950s
  • 1940s
  • 1920s
  • 1930s

Question 12

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The first politician to realize, and exploit, the value of radio as a device for political communication was
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  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • John F. Kennedy
  • Richard Nixon
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt

Question 13

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Internet-centered efforts on behalf of candidates and causes have come to be called
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  • e-campaigning
  • the blogosphere
  • netroots
  • internetworks

Question 14

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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
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  • New York
  • Greece
  • Lybia
  • Egypt

Question 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
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  • fairness doctrine
  • equal access doctrine
  • equal time doctrine
  • FCC doctrine
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