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Vocabulary - SAT, TOEFL, GRE Test Preparation
1.27 cracy: government; rule

Directions: The following questions are related to the words that are derived from the root "cracy", which means "government" or "rule". Match the words with their definitions. After you verify the answers, write the words, their definitions, and example sentences using the words on a sheet of paper.
Q 1: Government by the wealthy. (Hint: ploutos - wealth)
technocracy
kleptocracy
democracy
plutocracy

Q 2: Privileged members of a society holding government offices.
aristocracy
kleptocracy
democracy
technocracy

Q 3: Government by the armed forces. (Hint: stratos - army)
democracy
stratocracy
kleptocracy
technocracy

Q 4: Administration of a government chiefly through bureaus or departments staffed with nonelected officials.
bureaucracy
democracy
kleptocracy
aristocracy

Q 5: A government characterized by rampant greed and corruption.
kleptocracy
technocracy
plutocracy
democracy

Q 6: Government by the people, exercised either directly or through elected representatives.
aristocracy
kleptocracy
technocracy
democracy

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