The U. S. Presidency

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Presidency Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What document lays out how the government should work?
    • A. 

      The Penal Code

    • B. 

      The Constitution

    • C. 

      Articles of Confederation

  • 2. 
    Who are the only two government officials who are nationally elected in the United States?
    • A. 

      President and Speaker of the House

    • B. 

      President and Senator

    • C. 

      President and Vice President

  • 3. 
    According to the U.S. Constitution, how old must be how old before they can become president?
    • A. 

      42

    • B. 

      45

    • C. 

      35

    • D. 

      38

  • 4. 
    Which of the following can the president NOT do
    • A. 

      Appoint Supreme Court Judges

    • B. 

      Command the U.S. Armed Forces

    • C. 

      Make New laws

    • D. 

      Make treaties withother countries

  • 5. 
    Whois the only U.S. president to serve more than two terms in office?
    • A. 

      Richard M. Nixon

    • B. 

      Dwight D. Eisenhower

    • C. 

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

  • 6. 
    WHo is the youngest man to ever be elected president of the U.S.?
    • A. 

      Barack Obama

    • B. 

      Harry Truman

    • C. 

      John Kennedy

  • 7. 
    If the President and Vice President die unexpectedly, who is next in line to become president?
    • A. 

      Attorney General

    • B. 

      Secretary of Defense

    • C. 

      Speaker of the House

  • 8. 
    Which amendment established a two - term limit for the president?
    • A. 

      Fifth Amendment

    • B. 

      Tenth Amendment

    • C. 

      Twenty Second Amendment

  • 9. 
    The Secretary of Defense, The Secretary of the Treasury and The Secretary of State are part ot a group of advisors to the president.  This group of advisors are known as the 
    • A. 

      Cabinet

    • B. 

      Closet

    • C. 

      Parliament

  • 10. 
    The Writer's of the U.S. Constitution wanted this branch of government to be the most powerful
    • A. 

      Judicial

    • B. 

      Executive

    • C. 

      Congress

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Federal Court

    • B. 

      International Court

    • C. 

      Congress

  • 12. 
    Who is the only man to resign the presidency of the U.S.?
    • A. 

      Grover Cleveland

    • B. 

      Richard Nixon

    • C. 

      William Howard Taft

  • 13. 
    Choose one of the following Statements as the bestresponse to our president's power
    • A. 

      The power of the U.S. president comes from being morally upright

    • B. 

      The power of the U.S. president is shared with the vice president

    • C. 

      The power of the U.S. president comes from the Constitution

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Joe Biden

    • B. 

      John Kerry

    • C. 

      John McCain

  • 15. 
    Lou Mahony wants to run for presient of the U.S. He is a natural born U.S. citizen, he is 47 years old.   For the last 5 years he has lived in Atlanata ,Georgia.  Prior to residing in Atlanta he lived in France for 7 years.  His friend tells him that he is not eligible to run for the U.S. presidency.  Why?
    • A. 

      You must be 50 years old to run for the presidency

    • B. 

      You must be a U.S. resident for 14 years prior to running for office

    • C. 

      People who are from Georgia cannot run for the presidency