How Much Do You Really Know About Modern US Elections?

While you might know some of the history of US elections, how much do you really know about the US election process? Take these 12 questions and put your election knowledge to the test!
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Question 1/10

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How many electoral college votes are needed to guarantee the keys to the White House?
268
270
240
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Which US state is worth the most electoral votes?
Florida
Texas
California
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In 2012, which of these states did Barack Obama win?
Arizona
New Mexico
Maryland
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How many US Presidents have won the election, but lost the popular vote?
1
3
4
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With 525, which President gained the most electoral college votes ever?
Franklin Roosevelt
Ronald Reagan
John F. Kennedy
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True or false: Unsuccessful 1928 candidate Al Smith's slogan was "Make your wet dreams come true".
True
False
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How many people have been US President?
44
43
40
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What was unique about Ulysses S Grant's 1872 election opponent?
He was dead
He didn't live in America
He was Grant's brother
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Who was the youngest President ever elected?
Barack Obama
John F. Kennedy
George Washington
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Question 10/10

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Who was Bill Clinton's 1996 election opponent?
Bob Dole
Newt Gingrich
Ross Perot
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you're a bit slow when it comes to US elections! While you might have a good base knowledge on US elections, you're far from an expert just yet. Don't worry, at least you learned something new on this quiz journey!

C+, Election Slow

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are election immaculate! There's not much that you don't know about US elections. From electoral votes to presidnetial terms, you're well on your way to election mastery.

B+, Election Immaculate

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Based on the results of this quiz, you hold a truly impressive amount of election expertise! Modern Us elections not only interest you, they are a true passion of yours. From electoral votes to presidential requirements, you know it all!

A+, Election Expertise

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1
How many electoral college votes are needed to guarantee the keys to the White House?
268
270
240
2
Which US state is worth the most electoral votes?
Florida
Texas
California
3
In 2012, which of these states did Barack Obama win?
Arizona
New Mexico
Maryland
4
How many US Presidents have won the election, but lost the popular vote?
1
3
4
5
With 525, which President gained the most electoral college votes ever?
Franklin Roosevelt
Ronald Reagan
John F. Kennedy
6
True or false: Unsuccessful 1928 candidate Al Smith's slogan was "Make your wet dreams come true".
True
False
7
How many people have been US President?
44
43
40
8
What was unique about Ulysses S Grant's 1872 election opponent?
He was dead
He didn't live in America
He was Grant's brother
9
Who was the youngest President ever elected?
Barack Obama
John F. Kennedy
George Washington
10
Who was Bill Clinton's 1996 election opponent?
Bob Dole
Newt Gingrich
Ross Perot