Quiz: Only 1 In 50 People Can Get 100% On This Politics Test. Can You?

"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future. " - John F. Kennedy

america, American, usa, trivia, hero, smart, juju, glasses, quiz
Fox Searchlight Pictures
 Jul 04, 2018
Scroll to Start

Question: 1/50Choose Your Answer:

Which of the following is the same as monarchy?

Question: 2/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 3/50Choose Your Answer:

How many members make up the House of Representatives?

Question: 4/50Choose Your Answer:

How many members make up the Senate?

Question: 5/50Choose Your Answer:

Which of the following is NOT a branch of the government?

Question: 6/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 7/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 8/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 9/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 10/50Choose Your Answer:

Which branch of the government is responsible for passing laws?

Question: 11/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 12/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 13/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 14/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 15/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 16/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 17/50Choose Your Answer:

The fourth amendment protects us from:
Unlawful searches
Unfair trial

Question: 18/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 19/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 20/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 21/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 22/50Choose Your Answer:

Authoritative government gives you an exit option.

Question: 23/50Choose Your Answer:

The United States is a ____ government.

Question: 24/50Choose Your Answer:

Democracy means rule by the:
The wealthy
Royal family

Question: 25/50Choose Your Answer:

Theocracy is rule by:
The people
The republic

Question: 26/50Choose Your Answer:

Amendments to the structure require approval from __ of the states.

Question: 27/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 28/50Choose Your Answer:

Which regime is characterized by loss of power?

Question: 29/50Choose Your Answer:

Political legitimacy comes from several sources EXCEPT for:

Question: 30/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 31/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 32/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 33/50Choose Your Answer:

Which part of the government is responsible for making laws?

Question: 34/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 35/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 36/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 37/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 38/50Choose Your Answer:

Tax on imports is also known as:
Foreign fees

Question: 39/50Choose Your Answer:

What is universal suffrage?
A legislature that comprises a single part or chamber.
The division of governmental functions and powers
The right and privilege of all adults to vote for their representatives.

Question: 40/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 41/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 42/50Choose Your Answer:

Goods and services produced domestically and sold or traded abroad are ___.

Question: 43/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 44/50Choose Your Answer:

How many U.S Presidents have there been?

Question: 45/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 46/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 47/50Choose Your Answer:

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

Question: 48/50Choose Your Answer:

How many delegates attended the Constitutional Convention?

Question: 49/50Choose Your Answer:

When was the Constitution signed?

Question: 50/50Choose Your Answer:

Which U.S President served 3 terms in office?
Bill Clinton
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Ronald Reagan
QUIZ BLISS | Quiz Facts

Ready to challenge your brain? You're in luck, because we've got the best mind teasers, trivia, and general knowledge questions to test how smart you really are when it comes to U.S. history, government, and politics.

Unless you're a history or political science major or unless you work as a history teacher or politician, knowing all the little details about American politics, laws, and historical facts can be a bit tricky. When someone is learning and studying history and politics, they often need to memorize a lot of historical dates, branches of government, U.S. presidents, constitutional amendments, world leaders, geography, and more.

Maybe you're a history buff who is addicted to watching the History Channel and loves learning about the past. Maybe you're participating in the Debate Club. Maybe you want to run for political office someday. Or maybe you just have a history exam for school. Whatever the case, this quiz will help you test your proficiency of United States History and Politics and help you learn the answers to the following questions:

What are the three branches of government? Who was the first President of the United States? What is the U.S. Constitution and the different Amendments? What is the difference between a democracy and an oligarchy? Who fought in World War I and World War II? Who were the Allied forces? When did the Great Depression occur? When did the Boston Tea Party occur? What is the difference between the Senate and the House of Representatives? What is the difference between the popular vote and the electoral college? What is a filibuster? What do Supreme Court Justices do? What is anarchy?

Want to test your IQ to see if you could get into Mensa? Are you really smarter than a fifth grader? Could you win on a show like Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, Wheel of Fortune, or Jeopardy? If you really want to test your knowledge of American history, politics, and government, take this fun quiz and see if you know this great country like the back of your hand.

Are you actually smart enough to be President of the United States of America? Only someone with a high IQ and a high level of education will be able to pass this American history, government, and politics challenge with flying colors! Make your high school history teacher or college poli-sci professor proud and take this political and historical test! No cheating — let's see if you can ace this quiz without the use of a history textbook!

Click the start button to challenge your American history knowledge and political skills! This test will determine if you're a true American patriot. We're sure that by the end of it, you'll be boasting to your friends that you're the ultimate history and politics scholar through and through. Being proficient in American history, government, and politics is something that you should be proud of, so take this test, and don't forget to share the results with your friends to see if they've mastered American history and politics as well as you have!