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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.

 Feb 13, 2018

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

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

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

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How many members make up the Senate?
200
10
100

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Authoritative government gives you an exit option
False
True

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The United States is a ____ government.
Absolute
Unitary
Federal

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Democracy means rule by the:
People
The wealthy
Royal family

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Theocracy is rule by:
The people
God
The republic

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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How many delegates attended the Constitutional Convention?
45
65
55

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When was the Constitution signed?
1786
1787
1788

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