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US Government Quizzes & Trivia

This is a brief quiz on the basics of U. S. Government


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who became the 35th Chief of Staff of the United States Army in 2003?
    • A. 

      General Peter Schoomaker

    • B. 

      General Colin Powell

    • C. 

      General Wesley Clark

    • D. 

      General Richard Myers

  • 2. 
    According to the EPA, air pollution in how many states didn't meet federal health standards in 2004?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      31

    • D. 

      10

  • 3. 
    In what city did Republicans choose to hold their 2004 National Convention?
    • A. 

      Atlanta

    • B. 

      Chicago

    • C. 

      Houston

    • D. 

      New York City

  • 4. 
    On August 2, 2001, who was named the new director of the FBI?
    • A. 

      Robert Mueller

    • B. 

      Floyd I. Clarke

    • C. 

      Louis J. Freeh

    • D. 

      Thomas J. Pickard

  • 5. 
    From what college did Laura Bush earn her Bachelor's degree in Education in 1968?
    • A. 

      University Of Texas At Austin

    • B. 

      Texas Tech

    • C. 

      University Of North Carolina

    • D. 

      Southern Methodist University

  • 6. 
    What FBI agent's memo stated that the agency disregarded warning signs of terrorist attacks prior to 9/11?
    • A. 

      Coleen Rowley

    • B. 

      Becky Lourey

    • C. 

      Chuck Grassley

    • D. 

      Robert Mueller

  • 7. 
    What politician was a licensed and ordained preacher by the age of nine?
    • A. 

      Al Sharpton

    • B. 

      Bill Clinton

    • C. 

      Jesse Jackson

    • D. 

      Bob Dole

  • 8. 
    What record number did the federal budget deficit reach in 2004?
    • A. 

      $300 Billion

    • B. 

      $413 Billion

    • C. 

      $500 Billion

    • D. 

      $550 Billion

  • 9. 
    Which government agency ceased to exist in March 2003?
    • A. 

      Environmental Protection Agency

    • B. 

      National Science Foundation

    • C. 

      Immigration & Naturalization Service

    • D. 

      Federal Communications Commission

  • 10. 
    2004 Democratic Vice Presidential nominee John Edwards hails from which state?
    • A. 

      Kentucky

    • B. 

      Georgia

    • C. 

      Texas

    • D. 

      North Carolina

  • 11. 
    On which state did the 2004 Presidential election hinge?
    • A. 

      Ohio

    • B. 

      California

    • C. 

      Iowa

    • D. 

      Michigan

  • 12. 
    In the Electoral College, an elector who does not vote for the candidate they should is called what?
    • A. 

      Faithless

    • B. 

      Wrong

    • C. 

      Stubborn

    • D. 

      Difficult

  • 13. 
    What is an election that decides which candidates will be on the November ballot called?
    • A. 

      A Nomination Election

    • B. 

      A Primary Election

    • C. 

      A General Election

    • D. 

      An Electoral College

  • 14. 
    When a President is elected, what does he have to do before he starts his term?
    • A. 

      Visit Each State

    • B. 

      Be Inaugurated

    • C. 

      Give Blood

    • D. 

      Learn The Constitution

  • 15. 
    Where do citizens go to vote?
    • A. 

      Polls

    • B. 

      Internet

    • C. 

      Hospitals

    • D. 

      Drugstores

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