Elections and Voting Quiz (Level 1)

How much do you know about elections and voting? Take the easier version of the quiz.

Quiz

How much do you know about elections and voting? Take the easier version of the quiz.

1. How old do you have to be to vote?

  • 18
  • 21
  • 35

2. In the United States, national elections always take place during what month?

  • January
  • July
  • November

3. How often are presidential elections?

  • Every two years
  • Every four years
  • Every six years

4. How often are elections held for seats in the House of Representatives?

  • Every two years
  • Every four years
  • Every six years

5. How long are the terms served by U.S. senators?

  • Two years
  • Four years
  • Six years

6. How many terms can a president serve?

  • One term
  • As many as he wants
  • Two terms

7. What document gave African Americans the right to vote?

  • The Fifteenth Amendment
  • The Emancipation Proclamation
  • The Bill of Rights

8. When were women first permitted to vote in the United States?

  • 1776
  • 1865
  • 1920

9. What's another word that means the right to vote?

  • Ballot
  • Suffrage
  • Gerrymander

10. What does gerrymandering mean?

  • To rearrange voting districts so that they favor a certain political party
  • To cheat in an election
  • To deny a group of people the right to vote

11. At the time the Constitution was written, who was allowed to vote in U.S. elections?

  • White male property owners
  • All men, regardless of race, creed, or color
  • No one was initially given the right to vote

Your Results:

1. How old do you have to be to vote?
18

2. In the United States, national elections always take place during what month?
November

3. How often are presidential elections?
Every four years

4. How often are elections held for seats in the House of Representatives?
Every two years

5. How long are the terms served by U.S. senators?
Six years

6. How many terms can a president serve?
Two terms

7. What document gave African Americans the right to vote?
The Fifteenth Amendment

8. When were women first permitted to vote in the United States?
1920

9. What's another word that means the right to vote?
Suffrage

10. What does gerrymandering mean?
To rearrange voting districts so that they favor a certain political party

11. At the time the Constitution was written, who was allowed to vote in U.S. elections?
White male property owners

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