An Authoritarian State is one which:

A. Guarantees conditions in which the individual can realize his true self
B. Commands unquestioning obedience to the authority of the ruler
C. Claims to regulate every sphere of the individual’s life and activity
D. Is a natural organization possessing a will of its own to promote the good life

Answer

Correct Answer: B. Commands unquestioning obedience to the authority of the ruler

According to the pluralist theory of democracy:

A. political power is shared by the state and non-political associations and interest groups
B. people participate in politics with the express aim of overcoming their alienation from the groups to which they belong
C. the politics of consensus is not feasible
D. the power of individuals should be organized into syndicates and guilds to counter state power

Answer

Correct Answer: A. political power is shared by the state and non-political associations and interest groups