Lesson 1: Political Parties in Britain Versus Political Culture in the USA (Task 2 answer)

Reread the text and choose the appropriate answer.

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4. In the USA, which branch of government is responsible for making and passing laws?

a.b) The Legislative Branch

b.c) The Judicial Branch

c.a) The Executive Branch

d.d) The Monarch’s Privy Council

2. Which of the following statements accurately describes the form of government in the USA?

a. c) Federal Democratic Republic

b.d) Authoritarian Regime

c.a) Constitutional Monarchy

d.b) Parliamentary Democrac

9. Which country tends to have higher voter turnout in general elections?

a. a) Britain

b.b) USA

7. What electoral system is typically used in Britain?

a.a) First-past-the-post

b. b) Proportional representation

c. d) Mixed-member proportional

d.c) Single transferable vote

1. What historical events significantly influenced Britain’s political culture?

a.b) The French Revolution

b.d) The Renaissance

c.c) The Magna Carta and the Glorious Revolution

d.  a) The American Revolution

10. What type of political participation is more common in the USA?

a.c) Joining the House of Lords

b.a) Protests and Demonstrations

c.d) Lobbying and grassroots activism

d.b) Petitioning the Monarch

6. In the USA, the President is both the head of state and the head of government.

a.b) False

b.a) True

3. What is the primary legislative body in Britain?

a.d) The Senate

b.c) The House of Lords

c.b) The House of Representatives

d.a) The House of Commons

5. Which of the following best characterises the political landscape in Britain?

a.b) A multi-party system with various regional parties and no dominant parties.

b.c) A one-party system with the Labour Party holding the majority of seats.

c. a) A two-party system dominated by the Conservative and Labour parties.

d.d) A three-party system with the Conservative Party, Liberal Democrats, and SNP as major players.

8. Which of the following political parties is considered a third-party in the USA?

a.b) The Republican Party

b.d) The Labour Party

c. a) The Democratic Party

d.c) The Green Party

Answers

 Based on the document, here are the answers to the questions:

  1. In the USA, which branch of government is responsible for making and passing laws?
    • Answer: b) The Legislative Branch
  2. Which of the following statements accurately describes the form of government in the USA?
    • Answer: a) Federal Democratic Republic
  3. Which country tends to have higher voter turnout in general elections?
    • Answer: a) Britain
  4. What electoral system is typically used in Britain?
    • Answer: a) First-past-the-post
  5. What historical events significantly influenced Britain’s political culture?
    • Answer: c) The Magna Carta and the Glorious Revolution
  6. What type of political participation is more common in the USA?
  • Answer: d) Lobbying and grassroots activism
  1. In the USA, the President is both the head of state and the head of government.
    • Answer: a) True
  2. What is the primary legislative body in Britain?
    • Answer: a) The House of Commons
  3. Which of the following best characterises the political landscape in Britain?
    • Answer: c) A two-party system dominated by the Conservative and Labour parties.
  4. Which of the following political parties is considered a third-party in the USA?
    • Answer: d) The Green Party

Here are the answers:

  1. b) The Legislative Branch
  2. a) Federal Democratic Republic
  3. a) Britain
  4. a) First-past-the-post
  5. c) The Magna Carta and the Glorious Revolution
  6. d) Lobbying and grassroots activism
  7. a) True
  8. a) The House of Commons
  9. c) A two-party system dominated by the Conservative and Labour parties
  10. d) The Green Party

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