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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?
Anarchy
Aristocracy
Dictatorship
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What is the difference between parliamentary and presidential democracy?
The court system
Election of the legislature
Election of the executive branch
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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?
10
100
200
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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?
Popular vote
Direct democracy
Jurisdiction
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What is the highest law of the government?
The amendments
The U.S Constitution
The Bill of Rights
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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:
Bylaws
Habeas Corpus
The Bill of Rights
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Which branch of the government is responsible for passing laws?
Executive
Judicial
Legislative
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Constitution Day falls on _____ every year.
July 4
November 8
September 17
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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?
A candidate from the Green party
A politician holding a political office and running for re-election
The Vice President
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What is the first federal form of government prior to the Constitution?
Articles of Confederation
Preamble
The Bill of Rights
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Which amendment covers the right to bear arms?
Amendment 3
Amendment 2
Amendment 1
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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:
Unfair trial
Unlawful searches
Retribution
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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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What is the introduction to our Constitution?
The Bill of Rights
Preamble
Declaration of Independence
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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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Once appointed, Supreme Court Justices serve for:
Until the next President
Life
10 years
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Authoritative government gives you an exit option
False
True
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The United States is a ____ government.
Absolute
Federal
Unitary
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Democracy means rule by the:
The wealthy
People
Royal family
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Theocracy is rule by:
The republic
The people
God
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Amendments to the structure require approval from __ of the states.
3/4
1/2
1/8
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Which is NOT considered part of a free trade regime?
Subsidies
Tariff reductions
Foreign direct investment
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Which regime is characterized by loss of power?
Autocratic
Authoritarian
Anarchy
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Political legitimacy comes from several sources EXCEPT for:
Habit
Tradition
Wealth
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What is the systematic study of politics?
Political Science
History
Democratic Studies
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What is Capitalism?
A fundamental law of the nation
A principle of a system of checks and balances
An economic system controlled by private owners for profit
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What is the art and science of conducting negotiations between nations?
Favors
Diplomacy
Compromise
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Which part of the government is responsible for making laws?
Judicial
Executive
Legislative
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What is Nuclear Proliferation?
Nuclear warzone
Development of nuclear weapons by nations that did not have them before.
Abolishment of nuclear weapons
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A tax that is a constant percentage as income rises is called:
Regressive tax
Proportional tax
Progressive tax
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Social security tax is an example of:
Progressive tax
Proportional tax
Regressive tax
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What provision makes the Constitution superior to any conflicting laws?
Supremacy Doctrine
Supremacy Clause
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Tax on imports is also known as:
Penalties
Foreign fees
Tariff
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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:
Shay's Rebellion
William's Rebellion
Pensky's Rebellion
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What is Libertarianism?
A political ideology of democracy
A political ideology of fully trusting the government
A political ideology of skepticism or opposition
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Goods and services produced domestically and sold or traded abroad are ___
Imports
Exports
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Which clause assigns Congress the power to regulate trade?
Trade Clause
Commerce Clause
Exchange Clause
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How many U.S Presidents have there been?
42
44
41
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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.
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A constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal is called:
Special Circumstance
Veto
Professional Judgment
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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?
65
45
55
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When was the Constitution signed?
1787
1788
1786
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Which U.S President served 3 terms in office?
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Ronald Reagan
Bill Clinton
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