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Self Test B on Knowledge Associated With Choice #29

Respond to each of the 10 multiple choice questions below by typing the number 1 to 5 of the answer you wish to select in the response box. When finished, click "process your responses".

1. All of the following are names or characterizations of forms that authoritarian government can take except which one?   

1) Absolute Monarchy          2)  Theocracy                  3) Single Party Rule     

4) Military Junta                             5) none of the above--there are no exceptions 

2.  Which of the following associations is wrong

1) liberal democracy  / constitution guarantees individual rights and civil liberties     

2) public education / typically tuition free in rich countries, often includes civics education 

3) representative democracy / has inherent feedback loop        

4) civics / concerned with rights and duties of citizens 

5) authoritarian governments / typically undemocratic and but only rarely oppressive

3.  An authoritarian personality might be characterized by all of the following except which?

1) would be good executive leader            2) one who rigidly conforms                 3) is relatively intolerant 

 4) seeks servile acceptance of authority                        5) obedient  

4.  Which of the following associations is wrong

1) civics  / a social science               2)  direct democracy   / the newest form of democracy

3)  police / a government department         4) police / established to maintain order      

5)  totalitarianism  /   extreme form of statism 

5. All of the following can be said about statists except which one

1) they value individual freedom in personal matters far less than  liberals 

2) they value individual freedom in economic matters far less than conservatives

3) they generally prefer a decentralized national government 

4) they prefer a government with great deal of control over individuals and communities 

5) their views are diametrically opposed to those of anarchists 

6.   A  _________________refers to an agreement between the people and their rulers in which the duties and rights of each are defined and constrained.

1) social contract                 2) police contract              3) constitutional monarchy 

4) suffrage amendment                    5) promissory note 

7. Which of the following would you not expect from someone for whom the Authoritarian Follower worldview theme is a key component of their overall worldview? 

1) values free inquiry        2) values obedience        3) values law and order and strong police presence

4) willing to give up certain rights to insure societal stability    

5)  values efficiency

8. Definitions or descriptions of which of the following would most likely include the phrase "empowers individuals with broad knowledge and transferable skills, and a stronger sense of values, ethics, and civic engagement"?

 1) public education           2) liberal education                3) global education  

4)  military school education                            5) private religious school education  

9.  A belief that you would not expect someone for whom the Education for Democracy worldview theme is a key component of their overall worldview to hold would be belief in, or being sympathetic to, which of the following? 

1) promoting civics education                2) designing propaganda                  3) valuing critical thinking skills   

4) preferring public schools over religious schools                      5)  liberal education

10. Science and democracy both value all of the following except which?   

1)  honesty      2) skeptical evaluation of new ideas      3) egalitarian decision-making (all judgments treated equally)     

4)  reason                                                                       5) debate and free inquiry


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