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  1. The _____ party model holds that parties are organizations that sponsor candidates for political office under the organization's name in hopes of controlling the apparatus of government.

    A) organizational
    B) platform
    C) rational
    D) responsible
    E) political
    C
  2. If a citizen tells a pollster he thinks of himself as a "strong Democrat," he would be considered part of the

    A) party-in-government.
    B) party-as-organization.
    C) party-in-the-electorate.
    D) party network.
    E) party kinship.
    C
  3. The _____ party model views parties as organizations that run candidates to shape the outcomes of government

    A) organizational
    B) platform
    C) pragmatic
    D) responsible
    E) political
    D
  4. Parties serve an important organizing function because they narrow the pool of office seekers to party _____ and establish a platform of issues for their candidates.

    A) donors
    B) nominees
    C) officers
    D) surrogates
    E) planners
    B
  5. By the 1950s, political scientists developed what is called the _____ view of parties, which holds that parties have three interrelated elements.
    A) bipartite
    B) tripartite
    C) dialectic
    D) quadrilateral
    E) univariate
    B
  6. The citizens who identify themselves with the ideology or platform of a political party make up the
    A) party-in-government.
    B) party-in-structure.
    C) party-in-the-electorate.
    D) party-as-organization.
    E) party-as-fundraiser.
    C
  7. True or False?

    The rational party model argues that parties are organizations that run candidates to shape the outcomes of government and to direct public policy.
    False
  8. True or False?

    Because the American political system is so complex, it is difficult for voters to make accountability judgments
    True
  9. True or False?

    The highest level of party organization in the Democratic and
    Republican parties is done by the state party committees.
    False
  10. Refers to every citizen who attaches himself or herself to a political party.
    Party in the Electorate 
  11. The function of a party is to offer a clear choice to voters by establishing priorities or policy stances different from those of rival parties.
    Responsible Party Model
  12. An organization that recruits, nominates, and elects party members to office in order to control government.
    Political Party
  13. A belief that one belongs to a certain party. An emotional attachment to a political party.
    Party Identifiers 
  14. The set of issues, principles, and goals that a party supports.
    Platform
  15. The goal is to win office and to control the distribution of government jobs.
    Rational Party Model
  16. Opposition to war
    Democratic Party
  17. Environmental protection.
    Democratic Party
  18. Regulating traditional moral values.
    Republican Pary
  19. Privatizing social security.
    Republican Party
  20. Regulation of abortion.
    Republican Party
  21. A smaller government that performs fewer social welfare functions.
    Republican Party
  22. Gay rights
    Democratic Party
  23. Expansion of social welfare programs.
    Democratic Party
  24. A foreign policy emphasizing military action.
    Republican Party
  25. Freedom of choice with respect to abortion.
    Democratic Party

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