Welcome to your Registers - Politics and Government (Senior Class English Study by Topics) NAME EMAIL PHONE NUMBER 1. what is Apartheid?government of the peoplegovernment of racial discriminationgovernment of social stratificationgovernment of totality of power2. what is the absence of government control in a country called?anarchypatriarchymonarchymatriarchy3. Government ruled by persons of the highest social rank is called?oligarchymonarchyaristocracysociarchy4. a system of government in which most of the important decisions are taken by state officials rather than by elected peopleBureaucracyGerontocracyDemocracyMonarchy5. The military force of a country is calledthe forcepolicearmysailors6. the legitimate power recognized by the government is called?democracyautocracyauthorityautocratic power7. A ------------ is a rule or law established by an organization or community to regulate itself, as allowed or provided for by some higher authorityby-lawstatutesorderssharia8. Private Ownership of means of production and distribution is calledcapitalismsocialismfederalismunitarism9. State ownership of means of production and distribution is calledfederalismcapitalismsocialismunitarism10. A person not serving with the armed forces.civiliannon-compliantsocialiatepersonal person11. Responsibilities of citizens towards the society or governmentCivic rightsCivic dutiesreformsstatutes12. District or area divided for the purpose of representation.constituencywardsystemdivision13. A plot to overthrow an incumbent government.AllyPlotCoup d'etatCombination14. Laws established by military governmentlawsdecreereformsstatutes15. ------------ refers to sharing of power to different lower levelscentralizationdivisionalizationdecentralizationvisionalism16. Government of the people, for the people and by the people.DemocracyAutocracyGerontocracyLimnocracy17. The arm of government responsible for enforcing laws.legislative armgovernmentjudicial armexecutive arm18. a form of government in which power is distributed to different levels of governmentunitarismsocialismfederalismcapitalism19. The right to vote and be voted forPowerFranchiseSupremacyLegitimacy20. Public declaration of principles, policy, purpose by a ruler of a partyManifestoAttestationDeclarationManifestation21. The science of or art of governmentPoliticsAristocracyModern scienceLegitimacy22. The decision of a political question by the direct vote of all electorate.ReferendumVote of thanksSupremacyVote of rights23. Form of government when power is given to elected representatives.UnitarismRepublicanFederalismCapitalism24. Radical change in governmentChangeRevolutionRadicalismSocialism25. The supreme power in the stateUnitySupremacyLegitimacyMaybellacy26. Money imposed by a state on its citizensRevenueTaxBudgetDeficit27. A type of government led by a king or queenoligarchymonarchygerontocracylieutocracy28. Democracy where citizens elect others to serve in governmentproxy representationdirect representationindirect representationproximal representation29. A type of government where God and religious law are the government’s authority TheocracyMonarchyOligarchyDemocracy30. Citizens often have no rights in ------------ type of governmentautocracydemocracysupremacylegitimacy31. The art or science of governmentPowerDemocracyAutonomyPolitics32. One who insists on government by elected representatives is calledDemocratAristocratStratocratAutocrat33. The right of self-government is calledAutonomyCapitalismMonarchyUnitary system34. Government by a ruler with uncontrolled authority is calledunitarismfederalismnepotismcapitalism35. The wife or husband of a king or queen or king is calledescortcohortconsortoccult36. Government of the church by bishops is calledgerontocracytheocracykakistocracyepiscopacy37. A period between two reigns is calledinterregnuminterimreferendumregency38. One who rules during the absence or disability of a ruler is calledcenserregentconsort39. An official counting of all the people in a country is calledamnestycensusreferendumregency40. Government's general pardon to offenders is calledcensusregencytheocracyamnesty41. To decide a political question by the direct vote pf the whole electorateamnestyregencycensusreferendum42. Facts and figures are also referred to as ...........tablesstatisticscountingdivides43. Government by the worst citizens is calledoligarchymonarchykakistocracyepiscopacy44. The party member who makes sure that all other members are present for crucial votes and that they vote in accordance with the party line is calledStumpWhipElectorateMajority45. The undecided, usually independent, portion of the electorate that can "swing" the outcome of an election one way or the otherDemocracySwing voteProxy voteAutocracy46. A politician's attempt to shape the way the public looks at an issue or eventWhipSpinCripElect47. The sort of place where behind-the-scenes political wheeling and dealing, often devious, occurs.Back roomSmoke-filled roomVestrySockrat48. Candidates for various offices running as a team; or a group of delegates running on behalf of one candidateSlateWhipSpinDemocrat49. Government paperwork and procedures that are slow and difficultRed tapeBlue tapeBlack tapeBrown tape50. A political analyst, commentator, or columnist who usually works for a newspaper or magazine, or in broadcastingPunditBanditCohortBenit51. A state election in which party members vote for a candidate from within their party is calledprimary electionsecondary electiontertiary election52. A survey used to gauge public opinion concerning issues or to forecast an electionPollWhipLobbySpin53. A group seeking to influence an elected official, or the act of doing so.PollWhipLobbyReferendum54. An integrated system of ideas about politics, values, and cultureIdeologyBeliefsDoctrines55. An attempt by a Senator or group of Senators to obstruct the passage of a bill, favored by the majority, by talking continuously.LobbyingFilibusterGerrymanderingSoinning56. A national meeting of a political party, where delegates formally elect a party's nomineeGrass rootConventionLobbyingLodging57. The system of dividing power among the three branches of government (executive, legislative, and judicial) to prevent any one from having too much powerCapitalismGerrymanderingChecks and balancesFilibuster58. The power of a popular candidate to gather support for other candidates in his or her party.LobbyingSpinningCoattailsFilibuster59. An organized effort to win an election , or strive for elected officeCampaignConventionCoalitionNomination60. ............ is what politicians do when they visit their electoral districts to explain an unpopular actionGerrymanderingFence mendingLobbyingMenacing61 out of 60Time is Up!