Quiz: Only 1 In 50 People Can Get 100% On This Politics Test. Can You?

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Question: 1/50Choose Your Answer:


Which of the following is the same as monarchy?
Anarchy
Dictatorship
Aristocracy

Question: 2/50Choose Your Answer:


What is the difference between parliamentary and presidential democracy?
The court system
Election of the legislature
Election of the executive branch

Question: 3/50Choose Your Answer:


How many members make up the House of Representatives?
435
100
386

Question: 4/50Choose Your Answer:


How many members make up the Senate?
200
100
50

Question: 5/50Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 6/50Choose Your Answer:


What is the right to use an official power to make legal decisions?
Jurisdiction
Popular vote
Direct democracy

Question: 7/50Choose Your Answer:


What is the highest law of the government?
The U.S Constitution
The amendments
The Bill of Rights

Question: 8/50Choose Your Answer:


A group of people who come together to elect the President is called:
Habeas Corpus
House of Representatives
Electoral college

Question: 9/50Choose Your Answer:


The first 10 amendments are also called:
The Bill of Rights
Habeas Corpus
Bylaws

Question: 10/50Choose Your Answer:


Which branch of the government is responsible for passing laws?
Judicial
Executive
Legislative

Question: 11/50Choose Your Answer:


Constitution Day falls on _____ every year.
November 8
July 4
September 17

Question: 12/50Choose Your Answer:


What is Habeas Corpus?
An amendment to the constitution
A recourse in law
The Bill of Rights

Question: 13/50Choose Your Answer:


What is an incumbent?
A politician holding a political office and running for re-election
A candidate from the Green party
The Vice President

Question: 14/50Choose Your Answer:


What is the first federal form of government prior to the Constitution?
Articles of Confederation
Preamble
The Bill of Rights

Question: 15/50Choose Your Answer:


Which amendment covers the right to bear arms?
Amendment 3
Amendment 2
Amendment 1

Question: 16/50Choose Your Answer:


Which term refers to promoting ideas through pictures, ads, etc.?
Propaganda
Manipulation
Testimonial

Question: 17/50Choose Your Answer:


The fourth amendment protects us from:
Retribution
Unfair trial
Unlawful searches

Question: 18/50Choose Your Answer:


An Oligarchy occurs when:
The people holding the ruling power make the decisions directly
A few powerful families or people run the government
A person of royalty is in power

Question: 19/50Choose Your Answer:


What is the introduction to our Constitution?
Declaration of Independence
The Bill of Rights
Preamble

Question: 20/50Choose Your Answer:


What is a filibuster?
A strategy to delay and postpone action
A proposed bill from the President
Parliamentary procedure to limit debate

Question: 21/50Choose Your Answer:


Once appointed, Supreme Court Justices serve for:
10 years
Until the next President
Life

Question: 22/50Choose Your Answer:


Authoritative government gives you an exit option.
True
False

Question: 23/50Choose Your Answer:


The United States is a ____ government.
Unitary
Federal
Absolute

Question: 24/50Choose Your Answer:


Democracy means rule by the:
People
Royal family
The wealthy

Question: 25/50Choose Your Answer:


Theocracy is rule by:
The people
The republic
God

Question: 26/50Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 27/50Choose Your Answer:


Which is NOT considered part of a free trade regime?
Foreign direct investment
Subsidies
Tariff reductions

Question: 28/50Choose Your Answer:


Which regime is characterized by loss of power?
Autocratic
Authoritarian
Anarchy

Question: 29/50Choose Your Answer:


Political legitimacy comes from several sources EXCEPT for:
Tradition
Habit
Wealth

Question: 30/50Choose Your Answer:


What is the systematic study of politics?
Political Science
Democratic Studies
History

Question: 31/50Choose Your Answer:


What is Capitalism?
A principle of a system of checks and balances
A fundamental law of the nation
An economic system controlled by private owners for profit

Question: 32/50Choose Your Answer:


What is the art and science of conducting negotiations between nations?
Compromise
Diplomacy
Favors

Question: 33/50Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 34/50Choose Your Answer:


What is Nuclear Proliferation?
Abolishment of nuclear weapons
Development of nuclear weapons by nations that did not have them before.
Nuclear warzone

Question: 35/50Choose Your Answer:


A tax that is a constant percentage as income rises is called:
Proportional tax
Progressive tax
Regressive tax

Question: 36/50Choose Your Answer:


Social security tax is an example of:
Progressive tax
Proportional tax
Regressive tax

Question: 37/50Choose Your Answer:


What provision makes the Constitution superior to any conflicting laws?
Supremacy Clause
Supremacy Doctrine

Question: 38/50Choose Your Answer:


Tax on imports is also known as:
Penalties
Tariff
Foreign fees

Question: 39/50Choose Your Answer:


What is universal suffrage?
The division of governmental functions and powers
A legislature that comprises a single part or chamber.
The right and privilege of all adults to vote for their representatives.

Question: 40/50Choose Your Answer:


The revolutionary war to prevent foreclosure of farms was known as:
William's Rebellion
Shay's Rebellion
Pensky's Rebellion

Question: 41/50Choose Your Answer:


What is Libertarianism?
A political ideology of fully trusting the government
A political ideology of democracy
A political ideology of skepticism or opposition

Question: 42/50Choose Your Answer:


Goods and services produced domestically and sold or traded abroad are ___.
Exports
Imports

Question: 43/50Choose Your Answer:


Which clause assigns Congress the power to regulate trade?
Exchange Clause
Commerce Clause
Trade Clause

Question: 44/50Choose Your Answer:


How many U.S Presidents have there been?
44
41
42

Question: 45/50Choose Your Answer:


How is the President of the Senate determined?
The senators nominate a President.
The Senator with the most political experience.
The Vice President is appointed as President of the Senate.

Question: 46/50Choose Your Answer:


A constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal is called:
Veto
Special Circumstance
Professional Judgment

Question: 47/50Choose Your Answer:


Who is the first President of the United States?
Abraham Lincoln
Theodore Roosvelt
George Washington

Question: 48/50Choose Your Answer:


How many delegates attended the Constitutional Convention?
55
45
65

Question: 49/50Choose Your Answer:


When was the Constitution signed?
1787
1788
1786

Question: 50/50Choose Your Answer:


Which U.S President served 3 terms in office?
Bill Clinton
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Ronald Reagan
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