How Much Do You Know About US Elections?

Do you think you know the US election system inside and out? Take these 12 questions and find out!
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How old must a person be in order to run for president?
40
35
30
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How many terms can a president be in office?
2
4
6
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How old must an individual be before they can register to vote?
21
18
16
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How are presidential candidates officially chosen?
Through state primary elections
Through a national election
By the political party
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Who chooses the vice presidential candidate?
The presidential candidate
The political party
The voting public
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How many electoral votes are required for a candidate to be chosen president?
300
270
250
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What month are elections held in the US?
November
September
October
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When is inauguration day?
January 20th
February 13th?
March 1st
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How often do presidential elections take place?
Every 4 years
Every 2 years
Every 6 years
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How often are elections held for the House of Representatives?
Every 2 years
Every 4 years
Every 6 years
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How long is a term for a US senator?
6 years
4 years
2 years
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What year were women first permitted to vote in the United States?
1920
1930
1915
Result
You are an election whiz! When it comes to the American election system, you have a bit to learn. The good news is you've got a great foundation to build upon. Keep up the good work!

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You are government great! The American election system can be confusing, muddled, and a bit hard to digest. Despite this, you earned near perfect marks on our election quiz. You know a thing or two about being an American citizen.

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You are voting bright! While some may find the American election system to be boring, confusing, and a bit overwhelming; you find it to be fascinating. We can tell that you have an amazing aptitude for the american voting system. Well done!

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1
How old must a person be in order to run for president?
40
35
30
2
How many terms can a president be in office?
2
4
6
3
How old must an individual be before they can register to vote?
21
18
16
4
How are presidential candidates officially chosen?
Through state primary elections
Through a national election
By the political party
5
Who chooses the vice presidential candidate?
The presidential candidate
The political party
The voting public
6
How many electoral votes are required for a candidate to be chosen president?
300
270
250
7
What month are elections held in the US?
November
September
October
8
When is inauguration day?
January 20th
February 13th?
March 1st
9
How often do presidential elections take place?
Every 4 years
Every 2 years
Every 6 years
10
How often are elections held for the House of Representatives?
Every 2 years
Every 4 years
Every 6 years
11
How long is a term for a US senator?
6 years
4 years
2 years
12
What year were women first permitted to vote in the United States?
1920
1930
1915