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16. Public backlash in the Treyvon Martin case in which a black teenager was shot to death and his assailant defended his actions by claiming protection under Florida’s “stand your ground” law prompted:
A. State legislatures to consider changing their regulation on civil rights.
B. Businesses to distance themselves from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
C. Walmart to stop selling guns and ammunition at its retail stores.
D. Businesses like Amazon.com, Coca Cola, Kraft Foods to stand up to civil rights groups.
17. Public policies and government regulations are shaped by:
B.Special interest groups.
D.All of the above.
18. Proponents of business as a political participant argue:
A. A pluralistic system invites many participants.
B. It is business’s constitutional right to be involved.
C. Business is a vital stakeholder of government.
D. Both A and C, but not B.
19. In a 2011 Harris poll, how many people believed that political action committees were seen as too powerful?
A. 87 percent.
B. 65 percent.
C. 47 percent.
D. 15 percent.
20. Two or more participants joining together to act in concert in the political process is called:
A. A political coalition.
B. An ad hoc coalition.
21. The National Energy Plan signed into law by President Bush:
A.Extended daylight savings time 11 weeks.
B.Shortened daylight savings time 5 weeks.
C.Extended daylight savings time 4 weeks.
D.Was opposed by the barbecue industry.
22. A corporate political strategy does not:
A. Hinder a competitor’s ability to compete economically.
B. Seek to continue the firm’s economic survival or growth.
C. Determine the legal limits allowed for campaign financing.
D. Exercise a firm’s right to a voice in government affairs.
23. Firms in the chemical industry, which must contend with frequently changing environmental regulations and the risk of dangerous accidents, usually have:
A. No defined political strategy.
B. A sophisticated political strategy.
C. A political strategy focused on intellectual property rights.
D. A political strategy focused on licensing rights.
24. To influence government policymakers’ actions, an information strategy involves:
A. Business leaders speaking before government policymakers.
B. Government policymakers hiring special interest groups for fact-finding projects.
C. Businesses listening to government policymakers in order to develop a corporate strategy.
D. Gaining support from other affected organizations.
25. A common tactic in a financial-incentive political strategy is:
B. Legal challenges.
C. Expert witness testimony.
D. Political contributions.