POLI 330 Final Exam.DOCX

POLI 330 Final Exam

1. (TCO 1) Which best explains the differences between historians and political scientists? (Points : 2)
       Historians look for generalizations, and political scientists are reluctant to generalize.
       Historians are reluctant to generalize, and political scientists look for generalizations.
       Historians are more likely to look for comparisons than political scientists.
       Historians tend to focus on nature-based explanations, and political scientists focus on nurture-based explanations.


 

Question 2. 2. (TCO 1) The notion that politicians think practically and political scientists think abstractly is indicative of which of the following? (Points : 2)
       Political scientists often train politicians.
       Politicians often train political scientists.
       Political scientists and politicians are different in that the former studies the latter.
       Political scientists and politicians are often indistinguishable.


 

Question 3. 3. (TCO 1) When people base their views on beliefs that may not be based in reality, they are behaving _____. (Points : 2)
       irrationally
       rationally
       politically
       legitimately


 

Question 4. 4. (TCO 1) A political leader’s ability to command respect and exercise power is known as _____. (Points : 2)
       sovereignty
       corruption
       authority
       legitimacy


 

Question 5. 5. (TCO 1) Despite a disputed 2000 presidential election, once President George W. Bush took office, few people doubted his _____. (Points : 2)
       charisma
       control
       legitimacy
       sovereignty
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