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Are you politically savvy?

This quiz will test your knowledge of U.S. politics from the branches of government to the different political parties in America.

 Jul 29, 2018

1 of 18Pick your answer!

What is an incumbent?
The Secretary of State
A politician holding a political office and running for re-election
An independent party candidate

2 of 18Pick your answer!

The first 10 amendments are also referred to as:
Bylaws
Bill of Rights
Habeas Corpus

3 of 18Pick your answer!

Which state has the most electoral votes?
Illinois
California
Texas

4 of 18Pick your answer!

Which of the following is considered a 'swing' state?
California
Florida
New York

5 of 18Pick your answer!

How many members make up the Senate?
20
700
100

6 of 18Pick your answer!

How many members make up the House of Representatives?
435
981
12

7 of 18Pick your answer!

Once appointed, Supreme Court Justices serve for:
9 years
Life
The end of the President's term

8 of 18Pick your answer!

Theocracy is rule by:
No one
Peasants
Theology/religion

9 of 18Pick your answer!

Which former U.S President was linked to the Watergate scandal?
Clinton
Nixon
Obama

10 of 18Pick your answer!

Amendments to the structure require approval from __ of the states.
1/8
3/4
1/2

11 of 18Pick your answer!

Which part of the government is responsible for making laws?
Executive
Legislative
Judicial

12 of 18Pick your answer!

What provision makes the Constitution superior to any conflicting laws?
Supremacy clause
Santa clause
Commerce clause

13 of 18Pick your answer!

What is universal suffrage?
The right to say whatever you want
The right and privilege of all adults to vote for their representatives
The right to be religious

14 of 18Pick your answer!

How is the President of the Senate determined?
The Vice President is appointed as President of the Senate.
The loser of the Presidential election is appointed
The Senator with the most political experience gets the job

15 of 18Pick your answer!

This is a constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal.
Veto
Professional judgment
Filibuster

16 of 18Pick your answer!

What is the minimum age requirement to run for President?
47
35
25

17 of 18Pick your answer!

When a single person has the power to authoritatively allocate values, this type of government is a/an:
Autocracy
Anarchy
Democracy

18 of 18Pick your answer!

Which of the following is NOT a branch of government?
Executive
Judicial
Logistics
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Political science is the study of political ideas, actions, events, and institutions. It aims to help us understand and explain the political arena along with its implications in society and the future. Political science explores how political power is distributed, how different governments operate and interact, how rules are made and enforced.

Believe it or not, we all participate in politics, most of the time, we do so unknowingly. Politics is so much more than simply voting in an election or working for a federal agency. The choices we make each day affect the world of politics. Our participation and the lack of involvement plays a critical role in law implementation and our basic rights.

If you majored in political science or took a political science class in college, then you need to put your knowledge to the test with this quiz! This quiz covers the basic questions in the subject of political science. Do you know the three major branches of government? Do you know how the electoral college works? If you were running for Presidency under the Democratic party, would you know which states you'll need to target your campaign towards to? Are you even old enough to run for President? What about government structures outside the United States of America, are you familiar with those as well? Have you mastered all the amendments? Which one covers the right to bear arms? These are just some of the type of questions this quiz will cover. Go ahead and give it a try!