Quiz: Most Americans Can't Get 10/15 On This Basic Politics Test. Can You?

Hilary Clinton
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 Oct 29, 2017

1 of 15Question 15

What is the party affiliation of Independent voters?
Liberal
Green
None specific

2 of 15Question 14

Who is the ruler of a monarchy?
King
Prime Minister
President

3 of 15Question 13

How many people serve in Congress?
236
50
535

4 of 15Question 12

Which U.S President was in office for 12 years?
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Abraham Lincoln
Richard Nixon

5 of 15Question 11

How many Supreme Court justices are there?
13
10
9

6 of 15Question 10

Which of the following is the same as a monarchy?
Communism
Dictatorship
Anarchy

7 of 15Question 9

What kind of government does the United States have?
Democracy
Communism
Republic

8 of 15Question 8

How many members are there of the U.S. Senate?
150
50
100

9 of 15Question 7

What is the minimum age requirement to run for President?
35
55
40

10 of 15Question 6

Who nominates a Supreme Court judge?
President
Vice President
Senate

11 of 15Question 5

Who confirms a nominated Supreme Court justice?
Secretary of State
Speaker of the House
Senate

12 of 15Question 4

Every ___ years, voters elect all of the members of the House.
4
2
6

13 of 15Question 3

Which state has the most representatives in Congress?
Texas
California
New York

14 of 15Question 2

What are the first ten amendments to the Constitution?
Habeas Corpus
Declaration of Independence
Bill of Rights

15 of 15Question 1

What are the first ten amendments to the Constitution?
Administrative
Judicial
Executive
Correct Answer
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