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Which of the following is not a role the mass media plays in elections
a) identify candidates
b) emphasize issues
c) tell people who to vote for
d) show different points of views

How have rising campaign costs affected elections?
a) only poor people can run for office
b) PACs do not have influence
c) it takes a lot of money to run for office
d) candidates do not need to fundraise

Anna is 19 years old, a resident of Virginia, and a naturalized citizen of the United States. Why was she not allowed to vote?
a) she was not old enough
b) she was not a natural born citizen
c) she did not register 22 days before the election
d) she was not a politician

How is the President of the United States chosen?
a) popular vote
b) electoral college
c) electoral counting
d) fasted to 1 million votes

How are the electoral votes of each state decided?
a) the number of senators a state has in congress
b) the number of representatives a state has in congress
c) the number of senators plus representatives a state has in congress
d) the number of presidents were born in the state

We the people... is an example of which fundamental principle of democracy?
a) limited government
b) rule of law
c) consent of the governed

What type of government does the United States have?
a) democracy
b) anarchy
c) totalitarian
d) communist

This document listed the grievances against the king, unalienable rights, and broke up with Great Britain-
a) Articles of Confederation
b) Declaration of Independence
c) VA declaration of rights
d) Mayflower compact

This document lays out the structure of our current form of government-
a) Declaration of Independence
b) Articles of Confederation
c) United States Constitution
d) Magna Carta

A U.S. Senator was arrested for robbing a bank. What fundamental principle of democracy does this illustrate?
a) rule of law
b) representative government
c) consent of the governed
d) democracy

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