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A monarch rules over what type of government system?
a) Oligarchy
b) Democracy
c) Confederation
d) Unitary

Which BEST describes the government of Saudi Arabia?
a) oligarchy
b) monarchy
c) democracy
d) dictatorship

Which branch of government is responsible for making and carrying out the laws in a parliamentary system of government?
a) judicial
b) executive
c) legislative
d) parliament

What is the leader of a parliamentary system of government usually called?
a) Dictator
b) Prime Minister
c) President
d) Governor

The leader of a parliamentary system is chosen by
a) a popular vote of the people
b) the political party with the most representatives in the legislature
c) the monarch or king
d) a decision made by the Congress

In a presidential system of government, how is the president chosen?
a) by a majority vote of the legislature
b) a decision made by Congress
c) by the political party with the most representatives in the legislature
d) by the people in free elections

In a parliamentary system, who is the Head of State?
a) a person with no actual power
b) the person who can veto laws proposed by the legislature
c) the person in a ceremonial role without much actual power
d) the most powerful person in the government

What is the Israeli parliament called?
a) Senate
b) Knesset
c) Congress
d) House of Representatives

What role do religious leaders play in the Israeli government?
a) They are not allowed tro run for political office
b) religious leaders always control which candidates can run for office
c) they have some influence in making laws
d) they are guaranteed opportunities to make and enforce laws

What is the definition of a theocracy?
a) A government that allows the people to choose the leaders
b) A government that sees God as the supreme ruler
c) A system in which only religious leaders are allowed to vote
d) A system in which religious laws are separate from civil laws

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