differences between historians and political scientists?

  1. The term, polis originated in __________.

 

  1. A) Italy
  2. B) The United States
  3. C) Great Britain
  4. D) Greece

 

Answer: D

Learning Objective: 1.2

Page Ref: 5

Topic/A-head: The Master Science

Skill Level: Remember the Facts

 

  1. Seymour Martin Lipset is associated with the social science __________.

 

  1. A) psychology
  2. B) anthropology
  3. C) sociology
  4. D) economics

 

Answer: C

Learning Objective: 1.2

Page Ref: 6

Topic/A-head: The Master Science

Skill Level: Remember the Facts

 

  1. Which best explains the differences between historians and political scientists?

 

  1. A) Historians look for generalizations, while political scientists are reluctant to generalize.
  2. B) Historians are reluctant to generalize, while political scientists look for generalizations.
  3. C) Historians are more likely to look for comparisons than political scientists.
  4. D) Historians tend to focus on nature-based explanations, while political scientists focus on nurture-based explanations.

 

Answer: B

Learning Objective: 1.2

Page Ref: 5

Topic/A-head: The Master Science

Skill Level: Understand the Concepts

 

  1. Politics could be referred to the “master science” because politics __________.

 

  1. A) predates the other social sciences
  2. B) is more rigorous compared to other social sciences
  3. C) is more difficult to study than other social sciences
  4. D) relates to other social sciences

 

Answer: D

Learning Objective: 1.2

Page Ref: 5

Topic/A-head: The Master Science

Skill Level: Understand the Concepts

 

  1. The notion that “red” states supported Mitt Romney, and “blue” states supported Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential election related to which social science?

 

  1. A) History
  2. B) Sociology
  3. C) Human geography
  4. D) Anthropology

 

Answer: C

Learning Objective: 1.2

Page Ref: 5

Topic/A-head: The Master Science

Skill Level: Understand the Concepts

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