Political Socialization: Agents of the Political System

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What is the main function of the government in maintaining law and order?

Using the police force and law courts

Why is studying government important for an average citizen?

To assess political events correctly

Which characteristic defines a state as having a clear boundary separating it from other states?

Territorial limit

What differentiates a state from just a group of people?

Possessing organized government

How does the government protect lives and property from external aggression?

Through coercive power

Why is it important for citizens to know their rights, duties, and obligations?

To participate effectively in government

Which of the following is NOT considered an agent of political socialization?

Religious institutions

How do political parties contribute to political socialization?

By providing education to their members and the public through manifestos and campaigns

Which of the following statements about the role of the mass media in political socialization is TRUE?

People are socialized through what they read, listen to, and watch in the mass media

Which of the following statements about politically conscious families is TRUE?

Children from politically conscious families tend to be more politically aware and interested in politics

Which of the following is NOT mentioned as an agent of political socialization in the text?

Workplace

Which of the following statements about the role of schools in political socialization is TRUE?

Educational institutions play a significant role in the political socialization of the citizens of a country

Which of the following is NOT an agent of political socialization?

Government policies

What is the primary role of the family as an agent of political socialization?

To instill basic political values and beliefs

Which of the following is an example of an educational institution acting as an agent of political socialization?

Teaching students about different forms of government

How do peer groups contribute to political socialization?

By reinforcing or challenging existing political beliefs

Which of the following is an example of the media acting as an agent of political socialization?

News coverage of political events and issues

How can religious institutions act as agents of political socialization?

By instilling moral and ethical values that may influence political beliefs

Learn about political socialization and the various agents that influence citizens' values, attitudes, and beliefs towards the political system. Explore the impact of family and educational institutions on political awareness.

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