WONDER #1005: What Is a Democracy?

Question 1 of 3

What word with Greek origins means “rule by the people”?

  1. legislature
  2. judiciary
  3. democracy
  4. popularity

Question 2 of 3

What type of democracy allows all citizens to vote directly on issues?

  1. representative
  2. direct
  3. indirect
  4. republic

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following words can accurately be used to describe the United States government?

  1. indirect democracy
  2. representative democracy
  3. monarch
  4. Both a and b

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