Question 1 Historically, successful candidates for statewide office in Texas have usually been:
Question 2 In most recent elections, who votes most regularly, men or women?
Question 3 Which of the following contributed to the decision to give the right to vote to 18 year olds?
Question 4 Which of the following acronyms describes the Hispanic group that was formed in Corpus Christi in 1929?
Question 5 Voter turnout is higher in:
Question 6 The most common type of lobbyist, who represents only a one particular company or group, is:
Question 7 Which of the following is NOT considered a component of the modern political campaign, according to your notes?
Question 8 Interest Groups have generally been strong in Texas because?
Question 9 What kinds of campaign assistance can an interest group legally offer a candidate?
Question 10 In lectures, we discussed short and long term factors that influence a person's vote. Which of the following is considered a short term factor?
Question 11 Campaign contributions and expenditures in Texas are reported to:
Question 12 According to the How Does Texas Compare data, which party in Texas has a strong organization?
Question 13 The idea that people join groups for "solidary" reasons refers to:
Question 14 A competitive party system has what effect on citizen political participation?
Question 15 Which of the following is NOT considered to be one of the keys to effectiveness for lobbyists?
Question 16 Taking a legislator out to dinner is an example of:
Question 17 Which of the following interest groups is most likely to be successful?
Question 18 Which of the following was considered an important resource for an interest group to have according to lecture?
Question 19 _______________ is an example of a group that at times may wield considerable influence in Texas government.
Question 20 When minorities in Texas do not vote, what candidates are hurt the most?
Question 21 Which of the following groups has traditionally been weak in Texas?
Question 22 Which of the following methods of participation has the greatest potential benefit?
Question 23 A(n) ______________ is something of value or some personal characteristic that people share and that is affected by government activity.
Question 24 What factors contribute to the lower participation levels of minorities (African Americans, Hispanic Americans, etc.) in Texas?
Question 25 Which of the following Texans is most likely to vote?
Question 26 According to your text, Texas conservatives may be called pseudo conservatives because:
Question 27 An interest group may be defined as a(n):
Question 28 Relative to other states, how many interest groups are registered in Texas (How Does Texas Compare)?
Question 29 The process by which we teach and learn our political knowledge, beliefs, attitudes, values, and habits of behavior is called _________________.
Question 30 When a lobbyist "ties" a bunch of checks together to deliver to a candidate:
Question 31 Drawing electoral districts so that most of the members of a particular group are in one area is:
Question 32 ________________ is the proportion of eligible citizens who actually cast ballots.
Question 33 The initiative process of proposing and passing a law:
Question 34 In order to vote early, a Texas voter must:
Question 35 Elections in Texas are characterized by:
Question 36 A lobbyist who works for many different groups is:
Question 37 Factors that can cause you to vote for a candidate that one might not expect you to vote for (according to your race, gender, education and party affiliation) are:
Question 38 A person that is paid to represent a government agency in the legislature is:
Question 39 A company that has a lot of money, but few members may engage in:
Question 40 Which of the following represent agents of socialization?
Excerpt from file: History Tutorial Question 1 Historically, successful candidates for statewide office in Texas have usually been: Correct Answer: wealthy. Question 2 In most recent elections, who votes most regularly, men or women? Correct Answer: Women Question 3 Which of the following contributed to the decision
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