# How Much Do You Know About The 2020 Presidential Election?

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In this quiz you will be drilled on events pertaining to the united states presidential election slated for November 3, 2020. As before, the election would start with the selection of presidential electors who would determine the next president and vice president. The winner of the election would most likely be inaugurated in early 2021. Do you think you are in the know?

• 1.

### How many members make up the united states electoral college?

• A.

538 members

• B.

700 members

• C.

520 members

• D.

620 members

A. 538 members
Explanation
The correct answer is 538 members. The United States Electoral College is made up of 538 members who are responsible for electing the President and Vice President of the United States. Each state is allocated a certain number of electors based on their representation in Congress, with the number of electors equal to the total number of Senators and Representatives from that state. This system ensures that smaller states have a voice in the election process, while still giving larger states more influence due to their higher population.

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• 2.

### For a candidate to be declared winner how many electoral votes is required?

• A.

• B.

• C.

• D.

Explanation
In order for a candidate to be declared the winner, they must secure a minimum of 270 electoral votes. The electoral votes are allocated to each state based on their population, and the candidate who wins the majority of the votes in a state receives all of its electoral votes. Therefore, the candidate who reaches or surpasses 270 electoral votes is considered the winner of the election.

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• 3.

### Donald Trump contested in the US presidential election as a

• A.

Independent

• B.

Envangelical

• C.

Democrat

• D.

Republican

D. Republican
Explanation
Donald Trump contested in the US presidential election as a Republican.

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• 4.

### Donald Trump became  the US president in what year?

• A.

2015

• B.

2014

• C.

2016

• D.

2018

C. 2016
Explanation
Donald Trump became the US president in 2016. This is the correct answer because the question is asking for the year in which he became president, and 2016 is the only option that matches that criteria.

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• 5.

### At what age can a citizen eligible to contest in the US presidential election?

• A.

Age 30

• B.

Age 45

• C.

Age 35

• D.

Age 40

C. Age 35
Explanation
The correct answer is Age 35. According to the United States Constitution, a citizen must be at least 35 years old to be eligible to run for President of the United States. This age requirement is specified in Article II, Section 1, Clause 5 of the Constitution.

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• 6.

### What part of the US constitution states the requirements for US presidential aspirants?

• A.

Article One

• B.

Article Two

• C.

Article Four

• D.

Article Six

B. Article Two
Explanation
Article Two of the US Constitution states the requirements for US presidential aspirants. This article outlines the qualifications, such as being a natural-born citizen, being at least 35 years old, and having been a resident of the United States for at least 14 years. It also establishes the electoral college system for the election of the president and outlines the powers and responsibilities of the president.

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• 7.

### Who introduced the voting age of 16 in Washington DC?

• A.

Mark Robb

• B.

Charles Allen

• C.

Clark Edwin

• D.

Charles Edward

B. Charles Allen
Explanation
Charles Allen is the correct answer because he introduced the voting age of 16 in Washington DC.

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• 8.

### Who is the 44th president of the United States?

• A.

Jimmy Carter

• B.

Donald Trump

• C.

Gerard Ford

• D.

Barack Obama

D. Barack Obama
Explanation
Barack Obama is the correct answer because he served as the 44th president of the United States. He was elected in 2008 and served two terms until 2016. During his presidency, Obama implemented various policies such as the Affordable Care Act, the economic stimulus package, and the Paris Agreement on climate change. He also played a significant role in the killing of Osama bin Laden and the Iran nuclear deal. Overall, Barack Obama is widely recognized as the 44th president of the United States.

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• 9.

### Who is the 32nd president of the United States?

• A.

Abraham Lincoln

• B.

Herbert Hoover

• C.

Harry Truman

• D.

Franklin Roosevelt

D. Franklin Roosevelt
Explanation
Franklin Roosevelt is the correct answer because he served as the 32nd president of the United States. He was in office from 1933 until his death in 1945. Roosevelt is known for his leadership during the Great Depression and World War II, implementing the New Deal policies to help the country recover from the economic crisis. He was elected for four terms, making him the longest-serving president in U.S. history.

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• 10.

### For someone to be eligible as a US presidential aspirant, he must be resident in US for

• A.

10 years

• B.

18 years

• C.

14 years

• D.

20 years

C. 14 years
Explanation
To be eligible as a US presidential aspirant, one must have been a resident in the US for at least 14 years. This requirement ensures that candidates have a significant understanding of the country's history, culture, and political system. It also ensures that candidates have established ties to the US and have a vested interest in its well-being. The 14-year residency requirement helps to ensure that only individuals with a strong connection to the country and its values are able to run for the highest office in the land.

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