General Knowledge Quiz On Election!

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General Knowledge Quiz On Election!

Welcome to a general knowledge quiz on elections as a whole. There are different ways in which leaders are either chosen or made, and in most of the country’s elections are the best ways people choose their leaders. Some elections in some countries are done differently. Take this test and get to see just how well you understand elections in America.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many candidate were running for President in the Election of 1824?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 2. 
    Which candidate was supported by New England?
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      John Q. Adams

    • C. 

      Henry Clay

    • D. 

      James Monroe

  • 3. 
    Which two candidates were supported by The Westerners?
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      John Q. Adams

    • C. 

      Henry Clay

    • D. 

      James Monroe

  • 4. 
    Which candidate won the most popular vote, but did not get the majority of the electoral votes?
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      John Q. Adams

    • C. 

      Henry Clay

    • D. 

      James Monroe

  • 5. 
    Who won the election after the House of Representative voted for president?
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      John Q. Adams

    • C. 

      Henry Clay

    • D. 

      James Monroe

  • 6. 
    Who was names secretary of state after giving John Q. Adams his support?
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      John Q. Adams

    • C. 

      Henry Clay

    • D. 

      James Monroe

  • 7. 
    Many called the deal between John Q. Adams and Henry Clay this:
    • A. 

      Great Bargain

    • B. 

      Corrupt Deal

    • C. 

      Great Deal

    • D. 

      Corrupt Bargain

  • 8. 
    Select three things Adams planned to do as President:
    • A. 

      Aid Educations

    • B. 

      Build Roads

    • C. 

      Close Canals

    • D. 

      Build Canals

    • E. 

      Tighten the budget

  • 9. 
    Who claimed to represent the "Common Man?"
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      John Q. Adams

    • C. 

      Henry Clay

    • D. 

      James Monroe

  • 10. 
    Jackson promoted the concept of Majority Rule which became known as Jacksonian Rule. What does that mean?
    • A. 

      Spreading democracy to some of the people

    • B. 

      Spreading democracy to all the people

    • C. 

      Spreading republic to all the people

    • D. 

      Spreading republic to some of the people

  • 11. 
    Who won the election of 1828?
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      John Q. Adams

    • C. 

      Henry Clay

    • D. 

      James Monroe

  • 12. 
    What was Andrew Jackson known as that helped make him president?
    • A. 

      Peace Hero

    • B. 

      Peach Keeper

    • C. 

      War Keeper

    • D. 

      War Hero

  • 13. 
    Andrew Jackson fought in the Revolutionary War and was taken prisoner. This left him with a lifelong hatred of:
    • A. 

      British

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      Native Americans

    • D. 

      Spanish

  • 14. 
    What nickname did Andrew Jackson earn for being tough?
    • A. 

      Hickory Dickory Dock

    • B. 

      Hickory Farms

    • C. 

      Old Yellar

    • D. 

      Old Hickory

  • 15. 
    What happened after Jackson was elected?
    • A. 

      His daughter died

    • B. 

      His son died

    • C. 

      His wife died

    • D. 

      He died

  • 16. 
    Jackson began a new political era and promised to reform government. How did he start?
    • A. 

      Replacing supporters with government, known as the spoils system

    • B. 

      Replacing spoils system with government officials, known as supporters

    • C. 

      Replacing government spoils system with supporters

    • D. 

      Replacing government officials with supporters, known as the spoils system

  • 17. 
    What are three major issues President Jackson faced:
    • A. 

      The role of the Bank of the United States

    • B. 

      The role of the security system

    • C. 

      Spoil systems

    • D. 

      Native Americans

    • E. 

      Rights of people

    • F. 

      Rights of states

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