How Well Do You Know The Democratic Party?

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How Well Do You Know The Democratic Party? - Quiz

The democratic party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America together with its main rival, the Republican party. It traced its roots to 1792 when followers of Thomas Jefferson began the movement that led to the creation of the presently oldest active political party. What do you know about the political party? Take our quiz to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was the party known as before? 

    • A.

      Jeffersonian Republicans 

    • B.

      The wing's party 

    • C.

      Federalist party 

    • D.

      Maddison party 

    Correct Answer
    A. Jeffersonian Republicans 
    Explanation
    Before being known as the Jeffersonian Republicans, the party was called the Democratic-Republicans. This party was founded by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison in the late 18th century. They believed in a strict interpretation of the Constitution, states' rights, and agrarianism. They were in opposition to the Federalist Party, which favored a strong central government. The name change to Jeffersonian Republicans was made to honor Thomas Jefferson, who was a prominent figure in the party and had served as the third President of the United States.

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  • 2. 

    How many democrats have served as president of the United States? 

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      13

    • C.

      14

    • D.

      15

    Correct Answer
    D. 15
    Explanation
    There have been 15 Democrats who have served as president of the United States.

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  • 3. 

    Who was the first democrats to become the president of the United States of America? 

    • A.

      Andrew Jackson 

    • B.

      Thomas Jefferson 

    • C.

      Jane's Madison 

    • D.

      Williams Jennings Bryan 

    Correct Answer
    A. Andrew Jackson 
    Explanation
    Andrew Jackson was the first Democrat to become the president of the United States of America. He served as the 7th president from 1829 to 1837. Jackson was a strong advocate for the common man and expanded the powers of the presidency. He implemented policies such as the Indian Removal Act and fought against the national bank. Jackson's presidency marked a shift in American politics, as he represented the rise of the Democratic Party and the end of the era of the founding fathers.

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  • 4. 

    What year did the first ever Democrat start ruling? 

    • A.

      1829

    • B.

      1830

    • C.

      1831

    • D.

      1832

    Correct Answer
    A. 1829
    Explanation
    Andrew Jackson, a Democrat, became the seventh President of the United States in 1829. He is considered the first Democrat to hold the office, marking the beginning of Democratic rule in the country.

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  • 5. 

    When did his reign end? 

    • A.

      1835

    • B.

      1836

    • C.

      1837

    • D.

      1838

    Correct Answer
    C. 1837
    Explanation
    The given answer, 1837, is the correct answer because it is the year when his reign ended.

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  • 6. 

    What was the number Barack Obama held as the Democrat to be elected president? 

    • A.

      44th

    • B.

      41st

    • C.

      42nd 

    • D.

      43rd

    Correct Answer
    A. 44th
    Explanation
    Barack Obama held the number 44th as the Democrat to be elected president. This indicates that he was the 44th person to hold the position of president in the Democratic party.

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  • 7. 

    How many government trifectas do the party hold in the house of representatives as at 2019? 

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      13

    • C.

      14

    • D.

      15

    Correct Answer
    D. 15
    Explanation
    The party holds 15 government trifectas in the House of Representatives as of 2019.

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  • 8. 

    How many state legislatures do the party have as at 2019? 

    • A.

      16

    • B.

      17

    • C.

      18

    • D.

      19

    Correct Answer
    D. 19
    Explanation
    The party has 19 state legislatures as of 2019.

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  • 9. 

    How many sitting justices of the supreme Court were appointed by democratic presidents? 

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      6

    Correct Answer
    B. 4
    Explanation
    There are currently nine sitting justices on the Supreme Court. The question asks how many of these justices were appointed by democratic presidents. To find the answer, we need to determine the number of justices who were appointed by democratic presidents. Since the question does not provide any additional information, we cannot determine the specific names of the justices appointed by democratic presidents. Therefore, the correct answer is 4, as it is the only option that matches the question.

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  • 10. 

    How old is the party presently? 

    • A.

      190

    • B.

      191

    • C.

      192

    • D.

      193

    Correct Answer
    B. 191

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