Test your knowledge on how countries around the world govern themselves.
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Which Greek city is known as the birthplace of democracy?
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True or false: In a constitutional monarchy, the royal family has little real power and serve a mostly symbolic and ceremonial role.
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Which of these countries has a constitutional monarchy?
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Countries where citizens vote for representatives who then do the governing have what type of government?
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Which of these countries’ governments would not be considered a democracy?
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What does it mean when a government is authoritarian?
Governing with input only from the professional class
Governing based on religious ideology
Governing without any citizen input
Governing with minimal citizen input
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Which country has an authoritarian government?
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The prime minister is the head of what kind of government?
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Nothing is perfect and especially not democracy in the United States. Which of these issues contribute to making the U.S. democracy flawed?
Excessive barriers to exercise your right to vote
Presidents being elected without majority of the people's vote
U.S. territories such as Puerto Rico not being states
All of the above