Quiz: Can You Answer All These Political Questions In Honor Of Voting Day?

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Are you smart enough for elected office?

On voting day, let's see just how much you really know about America's political system and how the U.S. government actually works.

 Nov 07, 2018

1 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Which of the following is NOT a right or freedom allowed by the First Amendment?
Religion
Speech
Dress

2 of 18Pick Your Answer!

How many amendments does the U.S. Constitution have?
6
27
12

3 of 18Pick Your Answer!

The concept of self-government is in the first three words of the Constitution, _____.
“My fellow Americans”
“We the People”
“Four score and”

4 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Which of the following is NOT a right in the Declaration of Independence?
Life
Liberty
Love

5 of 18Pick Your Answer!

How old do citizens have to be to vote for President?
18
16
21

6 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
John Hancock

7 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Which of the following is NOT an actual Cabinet position?
Secretary of State
Secretary of Commerce
Secretary of the Citizens

8 of 18Pick Your Answer!

How many members are there in the U.S. House of Representatives?
225
435
555

9 of 18Pick Your Answer!

How many members are there in the U.S. Senate?
100
200
50

10 of 18Pick Your Answer!

How often do House members run for reelection?
Every six years
Every four years
Every two years

11 of 18Pick Your Answer!

How often do U.S. senators run for reelection?
Every two years
Every four years
Every six years

12 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Who breaks a tie vote in the U.S. Senate?
The majority leader
The secretary of state
The vice president of the United States

13 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Where did the first Congress meet?
Philadelphia
New York City
Boston

14 of 18Pick Your Answer!

How old do you have to be to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives?
21
25
18

15 of 18Pick Your Answer!

How many times can a U.S. senator or member of the U.S. House of Representatives run for reelection?
Four times
Twice
Unlimited times

16 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Can Congress override a presidential veto?
Yes, a two-thirds majority vote can override the veto
Maybe, Congress can appeal the veto to the U.S. Supreme Court
No, Congress can never override a presidential veto

17 of 18Pick Your Answer!

True or False: The junior senator of a state is always younger than the senior senator.
True
False

18 of 18Pick Your Answer!

Who has the power to declare war?
Congress
The president
The secretary of defense
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