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What is an example of an oligarchy
a) junta
b) monarchy
c) presidency
d) prime minister

Which Social contract theorist, author of the Two treatises of government, liked life, liberty, and property?
a) John Locke
b) Thomas Hobbes
c) Jean Jacques Rousseau
d) Baron de la Montesquieu

Which Theory on the origin of the state said that people were made to form states in order to form protection from evil people?
a) Force Theory
b) Evolutionary Theory
c) Social Contract Theory
d) Divine Right Theory

Which theory of the origins of a state espouses that the state emerged from the family?
a) evolutionary theory
b) force theory
c) social contract theory
d) divine right theory

What government is characterized by rule by many people?
a) democracy
b) autocracy
c) theocracy
d) oligarchy

Which system contains a feature for citizens to make decisions directly?
a) direct democracy
b) representative democracy
c) oligarchy
d) junta

What government features rule by one single person?
a) autocracy
b) democracy
c) theocracy
d) oligarchy

Which of the following is NOT one of the four essential features of a state?
a) economy
b) population
c) territory
d) sovereignty

What is an example of autocracy?
a) dictator
b) president
c) junta
d) prime minister

Which Social contract theorist believed in Separation of powers?
a) Montesquieu
b) Rousseau
c) Locke
d) Hobbes

What is a group of people who share a common trait
a) nation
b) state
c) country
d) province

What is rule by a small group?
a) oligarchy
b) democracy
c) autocracy
d) monarchy

Who was the first to study government?
a) Aristotle
b) Hobbes
c) Locke
d) Rousseau

What is a system where people elect delegates to make decisions (example U.S. government)?
a) representative democracy
b) direct democracy
c) oligarchy
d) Autocracy

Theory on the origin of the state that stated the idea that people agree to be governed in order to protect life, liberty, and property
a) social contract theory
b) Theory of Divine Right
c) Evolutionary Theory
d) Force Theory

What is the term for the authority to rule?
a) sovereignty
b) junta
c) autocracy
d) territory

Who was the first Social contract theorist and author of Leviathan
a) Thomas Hobbes
b) Montesquieu
c) John Locke
d) Jean Jacques Rousseau

What is another word for country?
a) state
b) province
c) principality
d) republic

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