The Big Quiz On U.S. Government

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  • 1. 
    How many years was Bill Clinton a governor?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      4

  • 2. 
    The Governor of Massachusetts can grant pardons only if it is approved by what?
    • A. 

      The Governor's Council

    • B. 

      The President Of The United States

    • C. 

      The Legislature

    • D. 

      The General Assembly

  • 3. 
    How many people are on the Governors Council of Massachusetts?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      4

  • 4. 
    Who is the Chief Executive of Indiana?
    • A. 

      Senator

    • B. 

      Representative

    • C. 

      Mayor

    • D. 

      Governor

  • 5. 
    What is it called when legislatures take a break?
    • A. 

      Time Out

    • B. 

      Assembly

    • C. 

      Recess

    • D. 

      Siesta

  • 6. 
    What is a county called in Alabama?
    • A. 

      Region

    • B. 

      Parcel

    • C. 

      Borough

    • D. 

      Parish

  • 7. 
    Who defeated Richard Nixon in the race for Governor of California in "62?
    • A. 

      Helen Douglas

    • B. 

      Ronald Reagan

    • C. 

      Pat Brown

    • D. 

      Sam Yorty

  • 8. 
    Elected in 2001, Shirley Franklin became the first female mayor of what city?
    • A. 

      Raleigh

    • B. 

      Jackson

    • C. 

      Charleston

    • D. 

      Atlanta

  • 9. 
    In 2004, Christine Gregoire was named Governor of what U.S. state after a hand recount of the votes?
    • A. 

      Washington

    • B. 

      California

    • C. 

      New Jersey

    • D. 

      Ohio

  • 10. 
    On May 17, 2004, same-sex marriages became legal in what state?
    • A. 

      Massachusetts

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Washington

    • D. 

      California

  • 11. 
    Who was the mayor of New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina struck?
    • A. 

      Sidney Barthelemy

    • B. 

      Ernest Nathan Morial

    • C. 

      Ray Nagin

    • D. 

      Marc Morial

  • 12. 
    What state has the oldest written constitution in the world?
    • A. 

      Rhode Island

    • B. 

      Washington

    • C. 

      Massachusetts

    • D. 

      Maryland

  • 13. 
    How many counties are in Massachusetts?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      33

    • D. 

      14

  • 14. 
    How many branches of government does Indiana have?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      2

  • 15. 
    The Governor of Indiana can do what to a bill he does not agree with?
    • A. 

      Veto It

    • B. 

      Give It An F

    • C. 

      Ignore It

    • D. 

      Delete It

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