Quiz: You'll Only Pass This Politics Test If You Studied Political Science

Are you an expert on government relations?

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 Jun 29, 2018
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Question: 1/18Choose Your Answer:


The First Amendment to the Constitution guarantees _________.
the right to bear arms
freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and freedom of the press
the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness

Question: 2/18Choose Your Answer:


Democracy means...
Rule by the people for the people
every member of the country gets to vote
one president is appointed

Question: 3/18Choose Your Answer:


Which of the following is NOT a branch of government?
Logistics
Judicial
Executive

Question: 4/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 5/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 6/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 7/18Choose Your Answer:


How is the President of the Senate determined?
The Senator with the most political experience.
The Vice President is appointed as President of the Senate.
It is the oldest son of the current President of the Senate.

Question: 8/18Choose Your Answer:


What is universal suffrage?
The right and privilege of all adults to vote for their representatives.
Punishment applies to all U.S citizens regardless of political affiliation.
A legislature that comprises a single part or chamber.

Question: 9/18Choose Your Answer:


The passing of the 19th amendment in 1920 gave ______ the right to vote.
Europeans
Women
African Americans

Question: 10/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 11/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 12/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 13/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 14/18Choose Your Answer:


How many members make up the House of Representatives?
212
10
435

Question: 15/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 16/18Choose Your Answer:


Which state has the most electoral votes?
Illinois
Hawaii
California

Question: 17/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 18/18Choose Your Answer:


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