Pressure Groups

AS Government and Politics Unit 1 Pressure Groups

A 10 question quiz on the basics of pressure groups. 

  • Created by: Katie
  • Created on: 07-01-12 15:04
What are pressure groups?
A group of like-minded individuals who share an opinion on a certain issue.
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What is 'new pressure group politics'?
Characterising a looser form of the more organised social movements.
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'Peak' or 'Umbrella' groups define a single successful group?
False
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What is an insider group?
A group that does have direct communication with policy makers.
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Access Points are points where pressure groups can exert pressure on those with political power?
True
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What is lobbying?
Writing or talking directly to an appropriate Member of Parliament.
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What is direct action?
A form of political protest that are not as conventional as traditional protests.
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Liberal Democracy incorporates free and fair elections and the importance of certain key rights and responsibilities?
True
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What is Pluralist Democracy?
A system of government that encourages participation and allows for fair competition between parties.
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Card 2

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What is 'new pressure group politics'?

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Characterising a looser form of the more organised social movements.

Card 3

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'Peak' or 'Umbrella' groups define a single successful group?

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Card 4

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What is an insider group?

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Card 5

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Access Points are points where pressure groups can exert pressure on those with political power?

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Kathryn

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Great quiz but i'm pretty sure that the answer to 5 is A group that does have direct communication with policy makers.

it told me i was wrong :(

Katie

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You're right Kathryn. Due to how similar the answers are I ticked the wrong one. It has been edited and should now be right!

I'm glad that you have found this even vaguely useful!

:) 

Constance Akande

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Great quiz that got my brain thinking quickly, and I'm at the top of the leader board :) 

srodgers

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Good Quiz

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