Quiz: Get More Than 12/15 On This Politics Test, And You Could Be President

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Do you have an inside-the-Beltway mentality?

Test your knowledge of terms, concepts, and events related to American politics with this fun trivia quiz.

 Nov 04, 2017

1 of 15Pick your answer!

What is the identifying characteristic of a swing state?
Its economy is diverse and not dominated by one industry.
A large percent of its voters are naturalized citizens.
Its electoral votes have gone to different parties in different elections.

2 of 15Pick your answer!

Which Dustin Hoffman movie is about the Watergate scandal?
'Marathon Man'
'Wag the Dog'
'All the President's Men'

3 of 15Pick your answer!

The Teapot Dome scandal, about bribery and unethical business practices, plagued the presidency of ________.
William McKinley
William Taft
Warren Harding

4 of 15Pick your answer!

W. Mark Felt, better known by the pseudonym Deep Throat, was famous for his _________.
anonymous reports to the 'Washington Post' about the Watergate scandal
mysterious graffiti on the National Mall
Washington, D.C. public access TV show about national politics

5 of 15Pick your answer!

A faithless elector is a member of the Electoral College who casts his state's votes for ________.
a candidate without a political party
a candidate he did not vote for at the polls
a candidate who did not win his state's popular vote

6 of 15Pick your answer!

After the Vice President, who is third in line of succession to become President, according to the 25th Amendment?
Speaker of the House
Secretary of State
President of the Senate

7 of 15Pick your answer!

John F. Kennedy was the first __________ President of the United States.
divorced
assassinated
Catholic

8 of 15Pick your answer!

Which of these presidents was elected as a member of the Whig party?
Millard Fillmore
James Buchanan
James K. Polk

9 of 15Pick your answer!

Manifest Destiny was a belief that the United States ____________.
should be an ally of France, not Great Britain
should not have a central bank
should control territory from the Atlantic to the Pacific

10 of 15Pick your answer!

In the early 20th century, the Progressive Party was nicknamed the __________ Party.
Nativist
Bull Moose
Know Nothing

11 of 15Pick your answer!

Theodore Roosevelt earned a reputation as a war hero in the ___________ War.
Spanish-American
Crimean
Boer

12 of 15Pick your answer!

Which positions did George H. Bush hold prior to being elected president?
Ambassador to China and head of CIA
none; his first political office was as Reagan's Vice President
Speaker of the House and Secretary of State

13 of 15Pick your answer!

Which federal program originated as part of Lyndon Johnson's Great Society reforms?
Medicare
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP)

14 of 15Pick your answer!

Which president initiated the Social Security program?
Franklin Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt
Lyndon Johnson

15 of 15Pick your answer!

Which president, when impeached, was acquitted by one vote?
Andrew Johnson
Bill Clinton
Richard Nixon
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