a. the Department of Defense
b. the secretary of state
c. the Central Intelligence Agency
d. the World Trade Organization
e. the Marshall Plan
What did George Gallup mean when he said that public opinion polls 'speed up the
process of democracy"?
a. that polls define issues of concern to the public
b. that polls make elections run more smoothly
c. that polls accurately predict election outcomes
d. that politics without polls is undemocratic
e. that laws sail through the legislative process if public opinion supports them
Which of the following statements about the relationship between political knowledge
and political participation is true?
a. Increases in political knowledge lead to decreases in political participation.