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1. Which two countries have the greatest levels of peace without foreign military intervention due to their establishment of consociational power sharing arrangements?

  • Belgium and Tanzania
  • Luxembourg and Niger
  • The Netherlands and Madagascar
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2. Who says that ethnofederal states are more likely to collapse when they contain a core ethnic region?

  • Stepan
  • Brancati
  • Hale
  • Bermeo

3. Who says that federalism is more like a marble cake than a layer cake?

  • Grozdins
  • Brancati
  • Wilkinson
  • Gurr

4. Which is not one of the three countries Stepan says will never become stable democracies without 'workable federal systems' due to high levels of ethnic and linguistic diversity?

  • China
  • Russia
  • Burma
  • Indonesia

5. Which of the following is not one of Riker's conditions for federalism?

  • each level of government has at least one area of action in which is is autonomous
  • there is some guarantee of autonomy in its own sphere
  • states have a veto over central government powers
  • two levels of government that rule the same land and people

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