CLEP American Government Exam

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CLEP American Government Exam - Quiz

The American Government test questions you on governing in past and recent years. It evaluates your basic knowledge on American Government. The governmental structure, her sovereignty and states within her borders. Take this quiz and find out how much you know about American Government.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The US operates on one of these systems of government.
    • A. 

      Federalism

    • B. 

      Unitarian

    • C. 

      Confederation

    • D. 

      Quasi federal

  • 2. 
    The bicameralism used by the US government means:
    • A. 

      Two Presidential power, legislative and executive.

    • B. 

      Two legislative houses.

    • C. 

      Two systems of government, federalism and presidential.

    • D. 

      The power of the legislature.

  • 3. 
    The US has how many local government?
    • A. 

      88,500

    • B. 

      80,000

    • C. 

      80,500

    • D. 

      89,500

  • 4. 
    Right of suffrage means:
    • A. 

      Right of citizens 18 years and older to vote.

    • B. 

      Right to NOT suffer alone.

    • C. 

      Right to have financial independence.

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 5. 
    The US is dominated by one of these parties:
    • A. 

      The Congress

    • B. 

      The Radicalists

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    The followers of Alexander Hamilton were called...
    • A. 

      Radicalists

    • B. 

      Federalist

    • C. 

      Democrats

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    When did the first party system end?
    • A. 

      1802

    • B. 

      1900s

    • C. 

      1828

    • D. 

      1809

  • 8. 
    Abraham Lincoln won the......  elections.
    • A. 

      1840

    • B. 

      1867

    • C. 

      1860

    • D. 

      1850

  • 9. 
    Who is the President of the United States?
    • A. 

      Barrack Obama

    • B. 

      Bill Clinton

    • C. 

      Hillary Clinton

    • D. 

      Donald Trump

  • 10. 
    The US legislature is called?
    • A. 

      Legislature

    • B. 

      Congress

    • C. 

      Unicameralism

    • D. 

      Senate

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