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How well do you know the politics of the U.S.A.? United States Election Quiz, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Views.

 Jan 19, 2018
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Which U.S President served 3 terms in office?
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Ronald Reagan
Bill Clinton
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When was the Constitution signed?
1788
1787
1786
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How many delegates attended the Constitutional Convention?
45
65
55
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Who is the first President of the United States?
Theodore Roosvelt
Abraham Lincoln
George Washington
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A constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal is called:
Veto
Professional Judgment
Special Circumstance
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How is the President of the Senate determined?
The senators nominate a President.
The Vice President is appointed as President of the Senate.
The Senator with the most political experience.
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How many U.S Presidents have there been?
44
42
41
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Which clause assigns Congress the power to regulate trade?
Commerce Clause
Trade Clause
Exchange Clause
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Goods and services produced domestically and sold or traded abroad are ___
Imports
Exports
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What is Libertarianism?
A political ideology of skepticism or opposition
A political ideology of democracy
A political ideology of fully trusting the government
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The revolutionary war to prevent foreclosure of farms was known as:
Pensky's Rebellion
William's Rebellion
Shay's Rebellion
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What is universal suffrage?
The right and privilege of all adults to vote for their representatives.
A legislature that comprises a single part or chamber.
The division of governmental functions and powers
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Tax on imports is also known as:
Penalties
Foreign fees
Tariff
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What provision makes the Constitution superior to any conflicting laws?
Supremacy Clause
Supremacy Doctrine
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Social security tax is an example of:
Proportional tax
Progressive tax
Regressive tax
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A tax that is a constant percentage as income rises is called:
Proportional tax
Progressive tax
Regressive tax
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What is Nuclear Proliferation?
Abolishment of nuclear weapons
Nuclear warzone
Development of nuclear weapons by nations that did not have them before.
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Which part of the government is responsible for making laws?
Legislative
Judicial
Executive
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What is the art and science of conducting negotiations between nations?
Compromise
Diplomacy
Favors
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What is Capitalism?
A fundamental law of the nation
An economic system controlled by private owners for profit
A principle of a system of checks and balances
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What is the systematic study of politics?
History
Democratic Studies
Political Science
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Political legitimacy comes from several sources EXCEPT for:
Tradition
Wealth
Habit
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Which regime is characterized by loss of power?
Authoritarian
Autocratic
Anarchy
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Which is NOT considered part of a free trade regime?
Foreign direct investment
Subsidies
Tariff reductions
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Amendments to the structure require approval from __ of the states.
1/2
1/8
3/4
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Theocracy is rule by:
God
The republic
The people
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Democracy means rule by the:
Royal family
People
The wealthy
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The United States is a ____ government.
Federal
Absolute
Unitary
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Authoritative government gives you an exit option
False
True
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Once appointed, Supreme Court Justices serve for:
Until the next President
Life
10 years
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What is a filibuster?
Parliamentary procedure to limit debate
A strategy to delay and postpone action
A proposed bill from the President
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What is the introduction to our Constitution?
The Bill of Rights
Preamble
Declaration of Independence
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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
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The fourth amendment protects us from:
Unlawful searches
Unfair trial
Retribution
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Which term refers to promoting ideas through pictures, ads, etc.?
Propaganda
Manipulation
Testimonial
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Which amendment covers the right to bear arms?
Amendment 2
Amendment 1
Amendment 3
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What is the first federal form of government prior to the Constitution?
The Bill of Rights
Preamble
Articles of Confederation
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What is an incumbent?
A politician holding a political office and running for re-election
The Vice President
A candidate from the Green party
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What is Habeas Corpus?
A recourse in law
An amendment to the constitution
The Bill of Rights
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Constitution Day falls on _____ every year.
September 17
July 4
November 8
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Which branch of the government is responsible for passing laws?
Executive
Legislative
Judicial
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The first 10 amendments are also called:
Bylaws
Habeas Corpus
The Bill of Rights
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A group of people who come together to elect the President is called:
Electoral college
House of Representatives
Habeas Corpus
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What is the highest law of the government?
The U.S Constitution
The amendments
The Bill of Rights
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What is the right to use an official power to make legal decisions?
Popular vote
Jurisdiction
Direct democracy
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Which of the following is NOT a branch of the government?
Congress
Executive
Judicial
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How many members make up the Senate?
100
10
200
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How many members make up the House of Representatives?
386
435
100
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What is the difference between parliamentary and presidential democracy?
Election of the executive branch
Election of the legislature
The court system
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Which of the following is the same as monarchy?
Aristocracy
Dictatorship
Anarchy
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