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Question 1: At times, elitism is closely related to social class and what sociologists call ________.
Middle classWorking classSocial stratificationSociology

Question 2: Elitism in the context of education is the practice of concentrating attention on or allocating funding to the best students, or those ________ who rank highest in a particular field of endeavour.
StudentUniversityCollegeHigh school

Question 3: This form of elitism may be described as ________.
AgeismRacial segregationDiscriminationRacism

Question 4: Elitists tend to favor systems such as meritocracy, technocracy and plutocracy as opposed to radical ________, political egalitarianism and populism.
DemocracyJohn LockeGottfried LeibnizAuthoritarianism

Question 5: Thus, many populists seek the social equality of egalitarianism, populism, socialism, or ________.
CommunismFourth InternationalMarxismCommunist state

Question 6: They may also support ________, social security, luxury taxes, and increasingly high progressive taxes for the wealthiest members of society.
MalaysiaAffirmative actionUnited StatesUnited Kingdom

Question 7: Those opposed to elitism are considered supporters of anti-elitism, populism or the ________ of pluralism.
David HumePolitical philosophyJusticeUtilitarianism

Question 8: ________ is the sociological or political science analysis of elite influence in society - elite theorists regard pluralism as a utopian ideal.
ElitismSociologyElite theoryGaetano Mosca

Question 9: [3] In politics, the terms are often used to describe people as out of touch with the ________.
American middle classImmigration to the United StatesAverage JoeUnited States

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