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Which of the following is needed for democracy to work well

Which of the following is needed for democracy to work well?

a.The citizens should be checked from organizing themselves into political parties.

b.There should be free elections with real choice.

c.The citizens should be kept from debating over policy alternatives.

d.Individual freedom must be checked in order to prevent unnecessary debates.

e.Media should be controlled.

 

12.The world’s first modern democracy is:

a.Canada.

b.Denmark.

c.the United States.

d.Argentina.

e.Belgium.

 

13.The principle that 50 percent plus one of the people should be able to elect more than half of elected officials and thereby determine the direction of policy is known as the:

a.rule of law.

b.check and balance rule.

c.three-fifths rule.

d.majority rule.

e.the rule of democracy.

 

14.Sunnydale has a population of 10,000. In order to implement the majority rule, at least how many people should be able to choose a majority of their elected officials?

a.5,001

b.5,000

c.4,995

d.4,990

e.4,985

 

15.Democracies have to protect the basic freedoms of smaller groups within the general population. This phenomenon is known as the protection of:

a.primary rights.

b.exclusionary rights.

c.privileged rights.

d.immunity rights.

e.minority rights.

 

16.Metropolis has a population of 20,000. Out of these 5,000 are Protestants whereas, the rest 15,000 are Catholics. A survey recently conducted in Metropolis has proved that most of the policy decisions taken by the government favor the Catholics than the Protestants. This has been causing tensions between the Protestants and the Catholics. It seems that the government of Metropolis has failed to protect the:

a.privileged rights.

b.minority rights.

c.exclusionary rights.

d.immunity rights.

e.primary rights.

 

17.Which of the following terms refers to a country that is not ruled by a monarch but by the people through its representatives?

a.Republic

b.Autocracy

c.Dictatorship

d.Ethnocracy

e.Oligarchy

 

18.Till January 2010, Argonia was ruled by a king. Then the king decided to hand over all his powers to a parliament which represented the people of Argonia. The parliament came into effect in the month of January 2011. For the past one year, Argonia is being successfully governed by the parliament. Argonia is an example of a(n):

a.ethnocracy.

b.oligarchy.

c.republic.

d.autocracy.

e.dictatorship.

 

19.Republics are:

a.plutocracies.

b.indirect democracies.

c.theocracies.

d.oligarchies.

e.autocracies.

 

20.Something that benefits all members of the community and that no one can possibly be prevented from using is known as a:

a.secondary good.

b.frontload.

c.public good.

d.block grant.

e.categorical grant.

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