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An interest group -
a) focuses on influencing government policies and decisions. b) focuses solely on influencing world politics. c) measures a politician's poll ratings. d) tracks election results.
People who share similar points of view and work together to promote their view(s) are called -
a) an interest group. b) propagandists. c) majority opinion. d) candidates for office.
Which of the following is a way that the media play an important role in setting the public agenda?
a) all of these b) focusing public attention on selected issues c) offering a forum in which opposing viewpoints are communicated d) holding government officials accountable to the public
Mrs.Alvarez decided to run for town council because she wants to see changes in some policies. This is an example of -
a) a way that an individual can influence public policy. b) a way that an interest group can influence public policy. c) a way that the media can influence public policy. d)
The town council implements public policies in response to an act of international terrorism. Whal level of government is involved in making the policies?
a) local b) state c) federal (national) d)
Which of these is a way that individuals can influence public policy?
a) actively participating in politics by voting and campaigning b) filing lawsuits against interest groups c) discussing politics with a family member d)
When an organization of individuals (like Mothers Against Drunk Drivers) lobby their legislators, they are typically making an effort to -
a) persuade them to see their point of view and vote for or against a specific bill. b) cause a disruption in the Senate. c) persuade that legislator to run for President. d)
Which of the following is NOT a way individuals can influence public policy?
a) causing a riot in front of the White House b) voting c) running for public office d) lobbying government officials
Seeking to influence legislators to introduce or vote for or against a bill -
a) lobbying b) voting c) public policy d)
Which of the following is a way the media play an important role in setting the public agenda?
a) Holding government officials accountable to the public b) Focusing public attention on issues that they think are the most interesting c) Offering just one side of issue or one point of view d)
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