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How Well Do You Know Basic U.S. Politics?

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  1. 1. How many people serve in Congress?
    1. 475
    2. 100
    3. 250
    4. 535
    5. 1000
  2. 2. This phrase is the opening of which founding document?
    1. The Declaration Of Independence
    2. The Bill Of Rights
    3. The Constitution
    4. Obamacare
  3. 3. This arrangement is called:
    1. The Executive Split
    2. The Constitutional Separation
    3. The Branch Government
    4. The Three Party System
    5. The Three-Way
    6. The Separation of Powers
  4. 4. How many years was this man president?
  5. 5. Joe Biden is president of the...
  6. 6. True or False: Ronald Reagan lost only one state in the 1984 election.
  7. 7. Which state has more congressmen?
    1. Alaska
    2. Hawaii
  8. 8. Since 1900, which party has had more presidents elected?
  9. 9. Who was the last Democrat to win Texas in a presidential election?
  10. 10. Which state has the MOST electoral votes?
  11. 11. Which city was never home to the U.S. Congress after the Revolutionary war?
  12. 12. How far is John Kerry down in the presidential line of succession?
    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4
    5. 5
    6. 6
    7. 7
    8. 8
    9. 9
    10. 1,000,000
  13. 13. How many U.S. presidents have been assassinated?
  14. 14. How many Supreme Court justices are there?
  15. 15. TRUE or FALSE: John Boehner is second in line for the presidency.

correction

This quiz previously misstated the order of the presidential line of succession.

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