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Government in America

Political Science

Quiz 8 :

Political Parties

Quiz 8 :

Political Parties

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img Credit: Paul Hennessy/Polaris/Newscom -Which of the following best describes the photo?
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B

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What is the formal structure of the political party that sets rules for party operations,pursues electoral victories,and keeps the party running between elections?
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A

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What is a core function of political parties?
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C

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img Credit: Daryl Cagle/Cagle Cartoons,Inc. -Critics of the responsible party model claim that __________.
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The Downs Model img Source: Author's analysis of combined 2008 and 2010 General Social Survey data. -Which of the following is part of Anthony Downs's rational-choice model?
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Realignment in the South img -Based on the graph,at what point in history did realignment occur in the South?
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What best explains the demise of party machines?
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Which of the following is a potential danger associated with open primaries?
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img Credit: Daryl Cagle/Cagle Cartoons,Inc. -Which of the following describes the cartoonist's point of view?
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Realignment in the South img -Which of the following was an important result of realignment in the South?
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What is the most basic task of a political party?
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Which of these is an electoral "earthquake" where new issues emerge,new coalitions replace old ones,and the majority party may be displaced by the minority party?
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Which of the follow is a consequence of two-party government?
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Party Identification in the United States,1952-2016 img Source: American National Election Studies,1952-2012; an average of eight ABC News/Washington Post polls conducted between January and October of 2016. NOTE: A small percentage of people who identify with a minor party or who cannot answer the question are excluded. -Based on the graph,how has party identification changed from 1952 to 2016?
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What does the responsible party model imply that parties should do?
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Party coalitions today img Source: Authors' analysis of the 2014 Pew Research Center post-election survey. -Based on the graph,which of the following groups is most likely to vote Republican?
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Which statement best describes the functioning of party machines in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries?
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Which is not a true statement on congressional voting on Presidential agendas?
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What is the official statement of a political party's policy alternatives?
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Party coalitions today img Source: Authors' analysis of the 2014 Pew Research Center post-election survey. -Which aspect of the New Deal coalition is evident in this graph?
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