CLEP American Government Exam
Description of the CLEP American Government Examination
The American Government examination covers material that is normally taught in a one-semester early on course in American government and legislative issues at the school level. The degree and accentuation of the exam reflect what is most ordinarily taught in starting American government and legislative issues courses in political science offices around the United States. These courses go past a general comprehension of civics to consolidate political procedures and conduct. The exam covers points, for example, the foundations and arrangement procedures of the national government, the elected courts and common freedoms, political gatherings and vested parties, political convictions and conduct, and the substance and history of the Constitution.
The examination contains give or takes 100 inquiries to be replied in an hour and a half. Some of these are pretest inquiries that won't be scored. At whatever time applicants spend on instructional exercises and giving individual data is notwithstanding the real testing time.
Knowledge and Skills Required
• Questions on the American Government examination need candidates to prove one or more of the following abilities in the imprecise proportions indicated.
• Analysis and interpretation of simple data that are relevant to American government and politics (10%-15% of the exam)
• Understanding of typical patterns of political processes and behavior (including the components of the behavioral situation of a political actor), the principles used to explain or justify various governmental structures and procedures (about 30%-50% of the exam)
• Knowledge of American government and politics (about 55%-60% of the exam)
The percentages next to the main topics indicate the approximate percentage of exam questions on that topic. The subject matter of the American Government examination is drawn from the following topics.
Examination Syllabus for CLEP American Government
Here are the following topics with its approximated equivalent percentage to the exam: