1. What is the law of time and numbers?
- the more citizens a democratic unit contains, the less that citizens can participate directly in government decisions and the more that they must delegate more authority to others'
- representatives cannot see all of there constituents for the practical reasons of time and numbers
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2. What is a fairer system of voting that majority wins?
- Lottery voting
3. Which of the following, according to Dahl's list, is not an opportunity provided for by democracy?
- inclusion of adults
- guaranteeing liberty
- exercising final control over the agenda
- effective participation
- equality in voting
- gaining enlightened understanding
4. Which of the following is not a political institution required by large-scale modern democracy, according to Dahl's list?
- alternate sources of information
- elected officials (representative)
- inclusive citizenship
- right to bear arms
- free, fair and frequent elections
- associational autonomy
- freedom of expression
5. What does Dahl say about guardianship?
- 'experts on tap, not on top'
- 'to govern a state well requires more than scientific knowledge'