QUIZ #8

Instructions
There are 15 questions, and you have 30 minutes.

This assessment is worth 21 points.

  1. A primary difference between a political party and a typical interest group is
    that the party
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  2. The theory that nearly all interests are adequately presented through group activity is
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  3. A purposive incentive is defined as
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  4. Some groups pursue public or collective goods. A public good is one that
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  5. The situation where individuals are tempted not to contribute to a cause because they will get the benefits even if they do not participate is called
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  6. The group system politically favors those interests that
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  7. Effective inside lobbying is based upon
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  8. PACs tend to contribute money to
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  9. Outside lobbying does not include the use of
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  10. Grass roots lobbying is based on the assumption that officials will respond to
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  11. The most well-financed interest groups are those that promote
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  12. Under federal law, PACs can contribute ________ per candidate per election.
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  13. In comparison with today's newspapers, early American newspapers were
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  14. The yellow journalism of 1900 was characterized by
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  15. The reporting of national news is relatively uniform among news sources because
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  16. The news media's common-carrier role is based on the idea that
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  17. The Watergate scandal illustrates the
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  18. The reason the news product is designed to fascinate as well as to inform is
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  19. Which of the following statements is true?
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  20. On-the-scene coverage of a natural disaster is an example of the press' role of
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  21. The average length of time that presidential candidates are shown speaking without interruption on television broadcasts
       (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  



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