SS 30-1.2 (R!)

Multiple Choice Questions (30-1)
Use the sources below to help you answer the following 3 questions
Source 1
Source 2
Source 3
The three sources explore which factors that may influence individual and collective
beliefs and values?
A. media and ideology
B. gender and language
C. spirituality and religion
D. relationship to land and environment
The authors of sources two and three would most likely agree with which of the
following statements?
A. The United States must be open to adaptations and changes to the Constitution.
B. The commercialization of schools is an important aspect of the learning
C. Society is becoming increasingly influenced and controlled by corporate
D. Governments could make ample tax dollars if they sold public space to
The author of source number one would most likely support which of the following
A. The influence of the media begins early in life.
B. Corporations can play a positive role in the lives of today’s youth
C. Television producers must be held accountable for the content of programs that
are aired.
D. Governmental organizations can stop the spread of false or misleading
information through communication’s regulations.
Use the sources below to help you answer the following 3 questions
Speaker 1: If I contribute all that I am capable of in order to fulfil the goal of
improving my own economic standing, I will in turn be improving the quality of life of
everyone. It is with each person pursuing what is best for them that the world will
become truly equal.
Speaker 2: We act justly only when we take into consideration how our actions
may influence the wellbeing and equality of everyone. Equality is achieved when we
keep the needs of everyone in mind in order to act in a way that will better meet the needs
of those who would otherwise have difficulty helping themselves.
Speaker 3: A strong central government is an easy way to overcome the
selfishness of individual citizens. By implementing social programs funded by a system
of progressive taxation, which taxes individuals based on their economic prosperity, the
government is able to create greater social equality and opportunity for all citizens.
Speaker 4: In any given society there is only one person who should be in control
of my life and that is me. Every person has the inherent right to conduct their lives in
whatever manner they see fit. If they so choose to work hard they will achieve economic
and social success, and they justly deserve the fruits of their labour.
Which speakers would be proponents of a strong collectivist identity?
A. Speakers 1 and 2
B. Speakers 1 and 4
C. Speakers 2 and 3
D. Speakers 3 and 4
Which of the following statements would Speaker 4 most likely agree with?
A. Collective responsibility will help guide society in a sustainable direction.
B. Universal health care is the best way to ensure the wellbeing of all citizens.
C. Self-interest and economic freedoms are essential elements of a successful
D. Without the government to guide the people all of society will slip into a
chaotic state.
What common characteristic do all of the speakers share?
A. An ideological vision for what is the best way for society to be governed.
B. A value of collective security for citizens achieved through a strong central
C. A belief that individualism is the most important aspect of a modern developed
D. A goal of collectivizing economic interests in order to create economic
stability and equality.
If the government intervenes to break up a monopoly it may be to ensure which ideal of
A. economic freedom
B. private property
C. social security
D. competition
Use the source below to help you answer the following 2 questions
The author of this source would most likely support which of the following ideological
A. increased taxation for businesses and wealthy land owners to create economic
B. restrictions on the usage of ecologically hazardous or harmful materials.
C. the collectivization and centralization of the auto-industry.
D. the elimination or restriction of the use of bio-diesels.
Which ideological perspective would best describe the author of this cartoon?
A. a collectivist in support of collective responsibility and collective interests.
B. a collectivist in support of public property and economic equality.
C. an individualist in support of economic freedom and self-interest.
D. an individualist in support of individual rights and freedoms.