How Much Do You Know Politics?

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How well do you know Politics, This questions asks you about idelogies, parties, history, presidents and other political figures.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In 2009 who controls/controlled congress?

    • A.

      Democrat

    • B.

      Republican

    • C.

      Tie

    • D.

      Indpendent

    • E.

      Libertarian

    Correct Answer
    A. Democrat
    Explanation
    In 2009, the Democratic Party controlled Congress. This means that the majority of seats in both the House of Representatives and the Senate were held by Democrats. As a result, the Democratic Party had the power to set the legislative agenda, pass bills, and make decisions on behalf of Congress. This control of Congress by the Democrats had implications for the policies and priorities pursued during that period.

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  • 2. 

    Democrats want th economy more

    Correct Answer
    regulated
    Explanation
    Democrats generally support more government regulation in the economy. They believe that regulations can help protect consumers, promote fair competition, and prevent abuses by corporations. Democrats often advocate for regulations in areas such as labor rights, environmental protection, financial markets, and healthcare. They argue that government oversight is necessary to ensure that businesses operate in the best interest of the public and to prevent economic inequalities. By advocating for a more regulated economy, Democrats aim to create a fair and equitable society.

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  • 3. 

    Libertarian and Liberal mean the same thing?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Libertarian and Liberal do not mean the same thing. While both terms are associated with political ideologies, they have different principles and beliefs. Libertarians advocate for limited government intervention in both social and economic matters, prioritizing individual freedom and personal responsibility. On the other hand, liberals generally support a more active role for government in addressing social and economic inequalities, promoting social justice, and providing public services. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 4. 

    Which Political Party supports gun control?

    • A.

      Republicans

    • B.

      Democrats

    Correct Answer
    B. Democrats
    Explanation
    Democrats typically support gun control measures, advocating for stricter regulations on firearms in order to reduce gun violence. They often propose policies such as universal background checks, closing gun show loopholes, banning assault weapons, and implementing red flag laws. This stance is based on the belief that stricter gun control can help prevent mass shootings and protect public safety. On the other hand, Republicans generally oppose gun control measures, emphasizing the importance of the Second Amendment and individual rights to bear arms.

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  • 5. 

    Democrats came before Republicans?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because the Democratic Party was founded in 1828, making it one of the oldest political parties in the United States. The Republican Party, on the other hand, was founded in 1854. Therefore, Democrats came before Republicans in terms of their establishment and presence in American politics.

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  • 6. 

    Who ran against JFK for president?

    • A.

      Dwight Esinhower

    • B.

      John McCain

    • C.

      George Bush

    • D.

      Ronald Reagan

    • E.

      Richard Nixon

    Correct Answer
    E. Richard Nixon
    Explanation
    Richard Nixon ran against JFK for president in the 1960 election. Nixon was the Republican candidate, while JFK, or John F. Kennedy, was the Democratic candidate. This election was one of the closest in American history, with JFK ultimately winning by a narrow margin. Nixon would go on to become the 37th President of the United States himself, serving from 1969 to 1974.

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