Pressure Groups

AS Government and Politics Unit 1 Pressure Groups

A 10 question quiz on the basics of pressure groups. 

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1. What are pressure groups?

  • A group that represents MPs.
  • A group of like-minded individuals who share an opinion on a certain issue.
  • A type of political party,
  • A group of like-minded people who were not voted into their constituency.
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2. What is 'new pressure group politics'?

  • Characterising a looser form of the more organised social movements.
  • Characterising a group
  • Characterising a group works closely with the government.
  • Characterising a group that campaigns for many different types of causes/issues.

3. Which of these is NOT an example of a role that pressure groups perform?

  • Representation (helping to voice views)
  • Participation (allowing the public another avenue of political participation.)
  • Ideology (creating a new form of ideology for a political party)
  • Education (teaching the public and government about a certain cause.)

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

  • False
  • True

5. What is an insider group?

  • A group that rarely directly communicates with the government.
  • A group that does have direct communication with policy makers.
  • A group that does not have access to direct communication with the government.
  • A group that only works in England.

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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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