Political Terms Practice Exercises (page 2)

Updated on Sep 20, 2011


1. a
2. b
3. b
4. a
5. c
6. b
7. a
8. c
9. c
10. c

Practice Exercise 2

Fill in the blanks with words you've learned in this lesson.

1. The committee chairperson offered a/an ___________ to the members in order to get them to agree on her proposal.
2. The ___________ government of the country oversees the individual states.
3. A senator's ___________ is the set of beliefs which determine how she will vote on proposals for new laws.
4. The animal rights group held a town ___________ in order to plan the details of their latest campaign.
5. An effective leader is able to ___________ his ideas with the support of his constituents.
6. The highways of our country are an important part of its ___________.
7. The single most important function of government is to ___________ on behalf of the people.
8. Every elected official must listen carefully to the desires of his or her ___________.
9. The set of rules or customs by which relations between countries are conducted is called the international ___________.
10. The system that decides which individuals in a group are ranked higher or lower is called a___________.


1. incentive
2. federal
3. ideology
4. caucus
5. implement
6. infrastructure
7. legislate
8. constituents
9. protocol
10. hierarchy

Words You Should Now Know

caucus ideology
constituent infrastructure
facilitate legislate
federal mediate
hierarchy protocol


Extra Word(s) You Learned in This Lesson

View Full Article
Add your own comment