Friday, May 2, 2008

Question No. 45 (2 May)

Here's Question No. 45:
Since Madison, Americans have attributed the preservation of their liberties in large part to the separation of powers in the U.S. regime. What has preserved the liberties of British citizens in a system that lacks separation of powers?

The AP exam for Comparative Government and Politics
Monday afternoon, 5 May 2008

The exam begins with a 45-minute session for reading and answering 55 multiple-choice questions. (Remember, choose the best answer from among the 5 choices offered.)

The second session is 100 minutes long.

During that time, you will write answers to 8 "Free Response Questions"
  • Five definitions and descriptions in the "Short-Answer Concepts" section
  • One "Conceptual Analysis" question (which will ask about one of the course's "big ideas")
  • Two "Country Context" questions, which are most likely to require comparisons

Good luck on Monday afternoon.

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Question No. 44 (1 May)

Here is the next-to-last question for this season.

Here's Question No. 44:
Is the UK a monarchy or a republic? Why?