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100

If no individual candidate receives more than 50% of the votes in the first voting, this will take place between the two top vote-getters. 

What is a runoff election?

100

This branch of government has the power to declare a law unconstitutional.

What is the judicial branch?

100

The government levies this tax on imported goods in order to protect American businesses.

What is a tariff?

100

Sugar refineries, airports, and money are all examples of this.

(Choose from natural resources, human resources, and capital resources)

What are capital resources?

100

It is the likely effect of a drastic reduction in the price of an item.

What is increased demand? (or reduced supply)

200

This official in the executive branch is the chief election officer of the state.

Who is the Secretary of State?

200

The government levies this type of tax on specific items such as gasoline, cigarettes, and soft drinks.

What is an excise tax?

200

This is a person who tries to influence the decisions of elected officials. 

What is a lobbyist?

200

In this economy, the government controls the resources and means of production.

What is a command economy?

200

These two conditions must be met for a person to included in the unemployment rate.

What is (1) being out of work, and (2) actively looking for a job?

300

The type of election used in Louisiana where candidates of all parties run against each other in the first voting.

What is an open primary?

300

In the Louisiana legislature, this group becomes necessary if the House of Representatives and the Senate pass different versions of a bill.

What is a conference committee?

300

This term describes the fact that today's consumers and economies rely on each other for their success.

What is interdependence?

300

They are three of Louisiana's major agricultural crops. 

What are ___, ___, and ___?

(Accept 3 of the following: sugar cane, cotton, rice, soybeans, corn, sweet potatoes.)

300

It is defined as a steady increase in the Consumer Price Index and reduces the buying power of consumers.

What is inflation?

400

This elected official is the head of the Department of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism.

Who is the Lieutenant Governor?

400

The government levies this tax on companies that remove natural resources, such as oil or timber, from state land.

What is a severance tax?

400

This term refers to the people who an elected official represents.

What are constituents?

400

Police protection is an example of this.

(Choose from public goods, private goods, public services, or private services)

What is a public service?

400

(2 answers)  THIS soft wood comes from Louisiana's pine trees... and is used to make THIS product.  

What is pulpwood... and paper?

500

Under federalism, this level of government has the reserved power to run elections.

What are state governments?

500

These are two ways that Louisiana's governor can allow a bill passed by the legislature to become law. 

What are (1) signing the bill and (2) doing nothing?

500

This term refers to the re-drawing of district lines after a census to adjust for population shifts that have occurred since the previous census.

What is reapportionment?

500

It is Louisiana's major service industry.

What is tourism?  

(also accept movie-making)

500

It is the total value of all the goods and services produced in the United States in a year.

What is the Gross Domestic Product (GDP)?