POLI 330 Week 2 Quiz

Question 1

(TCO 6) Aristotle said that extreme democracies, pure oligarchies, or tyrannies can develop from what cause?

Communities where some possess much

Communities where some have nothing

All of the above

None of the above

Question 2

(TCO 6) Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau would likely agree on which of the following?

Individuals join and stay in civil society.

Life is nasty and brutish.

Power resided with the proletariat.

Empirical research is important.

Question 3

3 / 3 pts

(TCO 6) Social contracts, the state of nature, and civil society are phrases that are best associated with _____.

the contractualists



systems theory

Question 4

(TCO 6) Karl Marx used the term _____ to refer to everything built on top of the economy.

the social contract




Question 5

(TCO 6) Which statement best supports Marxist theories?

The United States provides ample opportunities for all who work hard.

Similarities exist between economies in both Europe and the United States.

Tax breaks will often create jobs, benefiting the working class.

Uneven benefits to corporations with few benefits for workers led to the economic crises in the early 2000s.

Question 6

(TCO 6) Which of the following best describes classical liberalism and modern conservatism?

Classical liberalism is the opposite of modern conservatism.

Classical liberalism is similar to modern conservatism.

Neither classical liberalism, nor modern conservatism continues to exist.

Classical liberalism and modern conservatism were developed by Karl Marx.

Chapter 3, page 37

Question 7

(TCO 6) Thomas Hill Green might agree with which of the following?

No one is forced to take a job he or she doesn’t like.

Unions are necessary to protect workers against business owners.

Taxes should benefit business owners because they allow owners to hire more workers.

Markets regulate themselves.

Question 8

(TCO 6) Where do modern conservatives diverge from Adam Smith?

Adam Smith was resolute in his belief that markets produced fair outcomes, whereas modern conservatives are not.

Adam Smith believed government could help regulate market, but modern conservatives do not.

Modern conservatives believe government can help regulate markets, but Adam Smith did not.

Modern conservatives are resolute in their beliefs that markets are fair, but Adam Smith acknowledged that they could be unfair.

Question 9

(TCO 6) _____ prefer virtually no government involvement in anything.





Question 10

(TCO 6) _____ is an extreme form of nationalism.





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