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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
Anarchy
Dictatorship

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

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

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How many members make up the Senate?
100
200
10

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Which of the following is NOT a branch of the government?
Judicial
Executive
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 U.S Constitution
The Bill of Rights
The amendments

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

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The first 10 amendments are also called:
Bylaws
The Bill of Rights
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.
July 4
November 8
September 17

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

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

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

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Which amendment covers the right to bear arms?
Amendment 1
Amendment 3
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:
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?
Declaration of Independence
The Bill of Rights
Preamble

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

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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
True
False

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The United States is a ____ government.
Absolute
Unitary
Federal

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Democracy means rule by the:
People
Royal family
The wealthy

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Theocracy is rule by:
The republic
God
The people

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Tax on imports is also known as:
Foreign fees
Tariff
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
Shay's Rebellion
Pensky's Rebellion

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

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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?
Exchange Clause
Commerce Clause
Trade Clause

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

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

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

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How many delegates attended the Constitutional Convention?
65
55
45

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When was the Constitution signed?
1788
1787
1786

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