How Well Do You Know The U.S. Elections System?

11 Questions
How Well Do You Know The U.S. Elections System?

Now that the Midterm U. S. Elections are almost done, its time for you to revise the knowledge of how the election system works in the U. S. Practice because the next presidential election is closing in fast and its better you have excellent knowledge before you give away your precious vote!

Sample Question

What percentage of voters turned out in the November 2010 midterm elections?

55 percent

36 percent

67 percent

42 percent

100 percent

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      55 percent

    • B. 

      36 percent

    • C. 

      67 percent

    • D. 

      42 percent

    • E. 

      100 percent

  • 2. 
    What 1993 law requires state motor vehicle offices and other state agencies to register voters?
    • A. 

      The National Voter Registration Act (NVRA)

    • B. 

      The Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act

    • C. 

      The Voting Rights Act

    • D. 

      The Help America Vote Act

    • E. 

      The Drive-Thru Voting Act

  • 3. 
    which country has the highest number of voters cast ballots in a single election?
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      Indonesia

    • D. 

      Russia

    • E. 

      Westeros

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Massachusetts

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      North Dakota

    • D. 

      California

    • E. 

      Georgia

  • 5. 
    What U.S. constitutional amendment gave women the right to vote?
    • A. 

      The 14th Amendment

    • B. 

      The 19th Amendment

    • C. 

      The 15th Amendment

    • D. 

      The 22nd Amendment

    • E. 

      The 103rd Amendment

  • 6. 
    True or False: All U.S. citizens can register to vote online.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Bosco the dog

    • B. 

      Hank the cat

    • C. 

      Izzy, a potted azalea bush

    • D. 

      Marko the donkey

  • 8. 
    On or before Election Day, many Latin American countries impose "ley seca," which temporarily does what?
    • A. 

      Blocks political advertisements

    • B. 

      Closes schools

    • C. 

      Bans the sale of alcohol

    • D. 

      Provides free public transportation

  • 9. 
    True or false: My absentee ballot is not counted unless the election is close.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What is a provisional ballot?
    • A. 

      A ballot cast by mail

    • B. 

      A ballot cast by a voter whose eligibility is in question

    • C. 

      A ballot cast during a primary election

    • D. 

      A ballot cast by someone under the age of 18

  • 11. 
    All of the following serve as the chief election official in at least one state, except:
    • A. 

      Secretary of state

    • B. 

      Lieutenant governor

    • C. 

      State board of elections

    • D. 

      Attorney general

    • E. 

      State election commission