Democracy
Monarchy
Dictatorships
Other Types of Gov't
100

In which country was Democracy first established?

Ancient Greece
100

Does a monarch have more power in a constitutional or absolute monarchy?

Absolute Monarchy

100

What is the name of the North Korean Leader?

Kim Jong Un

100

The USSR was originally conceived as what type of government?

Socialist/Communist

200

What type of democracy is present if everyone in a country votes on laws and other important government decisions?

Direct Democracy

200

How many people were present during Louis XIV's Getting Up Ceremony each day?

Around 100.

200

What is one difference between a monarchy and dictatorship?

Monarchies always pass power through family. Monarchs are supposed to do what is best for their people.

200

The Pope in Vatican City is an example of this type of government.

Theocracy

300

What was the main difference between how modern democracies and Ancient Greek democracy chose government representatives?

Ancient Greeks used a lottery system.

300

In a monarchy, what is someone who claims a throne that is already occupied called?

A Pretender

300

Mao's Little Red Book is an example of what feature of dictatorship?

Ideology

300

What is an oligarchy?

A small group of people having control of a country

400

What was the Magna Carta?

A document guaranteeing English political liberties that was signed by King John on June 15, 1215

400

What is the name of someone who rules when a monarch is a child or absent?

A Regent

400

How do dictatorships usually start?

Strongmen come to power promising to fix a major problem in society, usually by breaking some of the existing institutions.

400

In Ancient Egypt, Pharaohs were viewed as offspring of the Sun God. This type of government is an example of _______.

Theocracy

500

What is the name of Venezuela's previous president who consolidated power and began turning the country away from democracy?

Hugo Chavez

500

What was the main benefit for peasants and serfs to have a Monarch with absolute power?

Protection

500

What is the missing feature of Dictatorships/Totalitarian States? Propaganda, Ideology, Cult of Personality, Terror, and ______.

State-Controlled Economy

500

Name two of the countries that currently call themselves Communist.

Lao, China, North Korea, Vietnam, Cuba

Click to zoom
M
e
n
u