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Mc Question Pointers

  1. 1. Multiple Choice Question Pointers
  2. 2. Read question thoroughly <ul><li>Words are chosen because they have precise, exact, and specific meanings. </li></ul><ul><li>Carefully examine key words and phrases </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><ul><li>Motives of the delegates to the 1787 Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia include all of the following except </li></ul></ul>Example
  4. 4. <ul><li>a. to preserve the union. </li></ul><ul><li>b. to forestall anarchy. </li></ul><ul><li>c. to ensure the security of life and property. </li></ul><ul><li>d. to curb unrestrained democracy . </li></ul><ul><li>e. to increase individual freedom. </li></ul>true true true true
  5. 5. Example: <ul><li>The new Constitution did not provide for the creation of a(n) </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>a. vice president. </li></ul><ul><li>b. Electoral College . </li></ul><ul><li>c. Supreme Court. </li></ul><ul><li>d. federal court system. </li></ul><ul><li>e. cabinet. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Choose the best correct answer <ul><li>questions may have more than one correct answer </li></ul><ul><li>choose the one that matches the question exactly </li></ul>
  8. 8. Example: <ul><li>Regarding the French Revolution, most Jeffersonian Democratic-Republicans believed that </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>a. the violence was regrettable but necessary. b. the overthrow of the king was necessary, but the Reign of Terror went much too far. c. the Revolution should be supported by American military aid. d. the Revolution represented a complete distortion of American ideals of liberty. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Guess intelligently <ul><li>use information you do know </li></ul>
  11. 11. Example: <ul><li>Thomas Jefferson received the bulk of his support from the </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>a. cities. </li></ul><ul><li>b. North. </li></ul><ul><li>c. South and West. </li></ul><ul><li>d. areas where only the wealthy could vote. </li></ul><ul><li>e. New England. </li></ul>agrarian policies Federalists in North Did not support the wealthy Federalists in New England
  13. 13. Quickly eliminate implausible options
  14. 14. <ul><li>Thomas Jefferson's failed attempt to impeach and convict Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase for &quot;high crimes and misdemeanors&quot; meant that </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>a. Jefferson's effectiveness as president had been lost. </li></ul><ul><li>b. no federal judge could ever be removed from office. </li></ul><ul><li>c. judicial independence and the separation of powers had been preserved. </li></ul><ul><li>d. an unfortunate precedent had been established. </li></ul><ul><li>e. Aaron Burr would go free. </li></ul>XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

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