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How Well Do You Know Basic U.S. Politics?

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Posted on May 7, 2014, at 11:03 a.m. ET

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This post has been corrected to remove phrasing that was copied from Wikipedia.

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  1. 1. How many people serve in Congress?

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  2. 2. This phrase is the opening of which founding document?

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  3. 3. This arrangement is called:

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  4. 4. How many years was this man president?

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    March 4, 1933 – April 12, 1945

  5. 5. Joe Biden is president of the...

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  6. 6. True or False: Ronald Reagan lost only one state in the 1984 election.

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    Minnesota and the District of Colombia, but D.C. is not a state.

  7. 7. Which state has more congressmen?

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    Hawaii has 2, Alaska has 1

  8. 8. Since 1900, which party has had more presidents elected?

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    There have been 12 Republican Presidents elected, 8 Democrat

  9. 9. Who was the last Democrat to win Texas in a presidential election?

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    Jimmy!

  10. 10. Which state has the MOST electoral votes?

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    Both have 29.

  11. 11. Which city was never home to the U.S. Congress after the Revolutionary war?

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  12. 12. How far is John Kerry down in the presidential line of succession?

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  13. 13. How many U.S. presidents have been assassinated?

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    Four presidents have been assassinated: Abraham Lincoln, James A. Garfield, William McKinley, and John F. Kennedy.

  14. 14. How many Supreme Court justices are there?

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  15. 15. TRUE or FALSE: John Boehner is second in line for the presidency.

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This quiz previously misstated the order of the presidential line of succession.

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