Governing States and Localities

Political Science

Quiz 11 :

Local Government: Function Follows Form

Quiz 11 :

Local Government: Function Follows Form

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An elected executive and an elected legislature are found in which of the following?
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D

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______ are a type of government created for a single purpose.
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C

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Which of the following types of local government is incorporated under state law to provide governance to a defined geographic area and is generally more compact and more densely populated than counties?
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C

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______ are, within themselves, unitary systems.
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What type of political jurisdiction is created from the bottom up?
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______ systems concentrate executive and legislative powers into a single elected body.
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Counties in Louisiana are called which of the following?
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Approximately how many special districts are there in the United States?
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Special districts do not encompass ______.
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______ is/are generally beyond the responsibility of local government.
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Geographical subdivisions known as counties are referred to as ______ in Alaska.
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______ tend to cause problems with holding effective town hall meetings.
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Which of the following are you unlikely to find at the local county courthouse?
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Most interaction citizens have with government happens at the ______ level.
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Which of the following is has no influence on the size and scope of local government in a state?
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Geographical subdivisions known as counties are referred to as ______ in Louisiana.
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______ elections tend to have the lowest voter turnout.
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Municipalities are generally distinguished from ______ corporations.
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______ states have a particularly weak tradition of active civic participation.
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Legislative and executive powers are separated in ______ form of local government.
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