Can You Answer 12 Questions On Bizarre Presidential Elections?

While US presidential elections are typically pretty cut and dry, every now and then they can be a bit bizarre. Do you think you can answer 12 questions on America's most bizarre presidential elections?
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What is the only election in the nation's history to feature 100 percent of the Electoral College vote for one candidate?
The first election
The election of 1800
The election of 1961
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What was the controversial "missing vote" state in the 2004 presidential election?
Texas
Ohio
Florida
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True or false: In the early days of presidential elections, voting ran from April until October.
True
False
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Which candidate gained support after his opponents falsely accused him of spending federal dollars on his dog?
Franklin Roosevelt
Richard Nixon
George Bush
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Which candidates opponent died before the final votes were cast in the election of 1972?
Andrew Jackson
Ulysses S. Grant
Horace Greely
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What was the famous voting malfunction of the 2000 election known as?
The dimpled dot
The mismatched card
The hanging chad
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How many votes did George Bush beat Al Gore by in Florida in the 2000 presidential election?
2 out of 6 million
537 out of 6 million
250 out of 6 million
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Why was the election of 1800 significant?
It ended in a tie
There was only one candidate
There were no candidates
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Which newspaper infamously incorrectly declared Dewey the winner of the 1948 election?
New York Times
Boston Globe
The Chicago Daily Tribune
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Why do some historians accuse JFK of stealing the 1960 election from Nixon?
He wiretapped Nixon's hotel room
He had famous friends
Voting fraud in Chicago
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What did Grover Cleveland achieve in the 1872 election?
Elected to non-consecutive terms
Elected by unanimous vote
Married while in office
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Which state notoriously decided the 2000 election between Al Gore and George Bush?
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Florida
Result
Based on the result of this quiz you are a total election ace! While you may not be the world's foremost expert on bizarre presidential elections, you still have an amazing base knowledge on the history behind America's most notorious elections. Well done!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are election apt! Well done! When it comes to bizarre presidential elections, you know your stuff. Not only are you well versed on the history of US presidential elections, but you know the obscure facts that most Americans simply aren't privy to.

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Based on the results of this quiz you are totally election savvy! What's the difference between you and the majority of Americans? You know your election history! While many people know the basics, you know the nitty gritty. We think that's highly commendable. Well done!

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1
What is the only election in the nation's history to feature 100 percent of the Electoral College vote for one candidate?
The first election
The election of 1800
The election of 1961
2
What was the controversial "missing vote" state in the 2004 presidential election?
Texas
Ohio
Florida
3
True or false: In the early days of presidential elections, voting ran from April until October.
True
False
4
Which candidate gained support after his opponents falsely accused him of spending federal dollars on his dog?
Franklin Roosevelt
Richard Nixon
George Bush
5
Which candidates opponent died before the final votes were cast in the election of 1972?
Andrew Jackson
Ulysses S. Grant
Horace Greely
6
What was the famous voting malfunction of the 2000 election known as?
The dimpled dot
The mismatched card
The hanging chad
7
How many votes did George Bush beat Al Gore by in Florida in the 2000 presidential election?
2 out of 6 million
537 out of 6 million
250 out of 6 million
8
Why was the election of 1800 significant?
It ended in a tie
There was only one candidate
There were no candidates
9
Which newspaper infamously incorrectly declared Dewey the winner of the 1948 election?
New York Times
Boston Globe
The Chicago Daily Tribune
10
Why do some historians accuse JFK of stealing the 1960 election from Nixon?
He wiretapped Nixon's hotel room
He had famous friends
Voting fraud in Chicago
11
What did Grover Cleveland achieve in the 1872 election?
Elected to non-consecutive terms
Elected by unanimous vote
Married while in office
12
Which state notoriously decided the 2000 election between Al Gore and George Bush?
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Florida