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Objective 1 US Government Review.[print questions]

Which of these describes a government?
a) Entity that makes and enforces laws
b) Group of people who want to be in charge
c) Group of people that are voted on
d) Entity that is under the control of another

Which theory believes government came from the family organization?
a) Evolutionary theory
b) Force theory
c) Divine right theory
d) Social contract theory

Which theory says government is formed by the need to resist enemies?
a) Evolutionary theory
b) Force theory
c) Divine right theory
d) Social contract theory

Which theory says certain people are chosen by God to rule?
a) Evolutionary theory
b) Force theory
c) Divine right theory
d) Social contract theory

Which theory says people surrender their freedoms for order and security?
a) Evolutionary theory
b) Force theory
c) Divine right theory
d) Social contract theory

Which of these is not a purpose of government?
a) Maintain social order
b) Provide for the economy
c) Provide a method for electing a president
d) Provide security and defense

The Navy is an example of the Government meeting which purpose?
a) Maintain social order
b) Provide public services
c) Provide security and defense
d) Provide for the economy

Medicare is an example of the government meeting what purpose?
a) Maintain social order
b) Provide public services
c) Provide security and defense
d) Provide for the economy

Which of these is not a reason to get involved in government
a) Be sure that the candidate you want gets elected
b) Be sure that no laws are passed preventing you from attending school
c) Be sure that the your taxes don't go up
d) You are required by law

Which of these is an appropriate way to get involved in government?
a) voting twice for your candidate in a single election
b) peacefully protest
c) secretly give politicians money to get favorable laws passed
d) threatening politicians who discriminate

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