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Multiple Choice Practice for Political Culture and Participation

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Facts about the test: The AP Comp Gov exam has 55 multiple choice questions and you will be given 60 minutes to complete the section. That means it should take you around 15 minutes to complete 15 questions.

*The following questions were not written by CollegeBoard and although they cover information outlined in the AP Comparative Government Course and Exam Description the formatting on the exam may be different.


1. What term describes associations that citizens join voluntarily that are independent and autonomous from the state?
A. Political Efficacy
B. Political Legitimacy
C. Popular Sovereignty
D. Civil Society

2. What term describes civil society groups that provided some similar services as a government provides?
A. Nongovernmental Organization
B. Political Party
C. Supranational Organization
D. Political System

3. Compared with a democratic regime, how is an authoritarian regime more likely to treat civil groups?
A. By protecting the right of assembly even for groups opposed to the political party in power
B. With mandatory registration and government monitoring
C. With rules that promote pluralism
D. By protecting the criminal due process rights of civil society groups

4. Which of the following would a political scientist look at as the best indicator of democratization?
A. Holding national elections on a regular basis
B. Written protections of civil liberties
C. Robust political culture of civil society group pluralism
D. A written constitution with separate branches of government

5. Which of the following is defined by the collective beliefs by citizens about how their political system should operate?
A. Political Culture
B. Political Legitimacy
C. Political Efficacy
D. Political Party

6. When could a citizenโ€™s decision to not vote in an election be viewed as political participation?
A. Because the citizen was too busy to vote on election day.
B. Because the citizen was part of a coordinated effort to boycott an election that was widely viewed as rigged.
C. Because the citizen was disinterested in the election
D. Because the citizen forgot to vote on election day.

7. Under which conditions is political violence most likely to occur?
A. When a system of pluralism allows various factions to compete for a chance to shape policy making.
B. When a system of federalism guarantees representation and power to different peoples of different regions.
C. When a proportional representation system allows multiple parties to compete for a chance to control governing power.
D. When citizens feel that more conventional options for political participation are ineffective or unavailable.

8. How might a totalitarian regime use governmental coercion in relation to political rallies and protests?
A. With a political culture that allows citizens to not attend rallies without risk of being categorized as unpatriotic
B. With laws that safeguard the independent content of public protests.
C. By protecting the freedoms of citizens who protest to support candidates that rival the ruling party.
D. By mandating that citizens attend a rally to show support for the governing party.

9. Which of the following most distinguishes elections in democratic regimes from elections in authoritarian regimes?
A. The election occurs at a regularly scheduled time as directed by law or tradition
B. The election is held for national office across the country at the same time
C. The level of competitiveness between the ruling party and opposition parties
D. The election results are publicly announced

10. An illiberal democracy is likely to use what method as a way to minimizing protests that critique the government?
A. By using time and place regulations for local security as reasons to not grant permits for public protests.
B. By prohibiting all protests that critique the ruling party.
C. By punishing all protests that critique the government.
D. By censoring the Internet of all communications related to planned public protests.

11. Which of the following is defined by internal divisions that structure societies and may be based on class, ethnicity, religion, or territory?
A. Political efficacy
B. Political socialization
C. Social and political cleavages
D. Political legitimacy

12. Which of the following methods would be defined by the United Kingdomโ€™s formal power-sharing agreement for the governing of Northern Ireland between Protestant and Roman Catholic leaders?
A. Political recognition
B. Representation in government
C. Governmental coercion and repression
D. Creation of autonomous regions

13. Which of the following best defines a separatist movement?
A. When a system of federalism guarantees representation and power to different peoples of different regions.
B. When a regional group seeks to gain sovereignty over territory within a country.
C. When a proportional representation system allows multiple parties to compete for a chance to control governing power.
D. When a system of pluralism allows various factions to compete for a chance to shape policy making.

14. Which of the following is the best definition of political culture?
A. The collection of political beliefs, values, practices, and institutions that the government is based on
B. The historical evolution of political traditions that shape the current government's policy actions
C. The right to rule, as determined by the citizens of a country
D. The formal structure of the government and the relationship between central government and sub-governments

15. Which of the following is most directly related to the creation of a strong civil society?
A. Putting civilians in control of the military
B. Instating free, regular, competitive elections
C. Developing rule of law
D. Guaranteeing individual civil liberties and rights
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