Elections and Voting Quiz (Level II) - FamilyEducation

Elections and Voting Quiz (Level II)

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

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

1. Which president won both the highest popular vote and the most electoral college votes in an election?

  • Ronald Reagan
  • John Kennedy
  • Woodrow Wilson

2. What candidate has run in the most presidential elections?

  • Franklin Roosevelt
  • Norman Thomas
  • Adlai Stevenson

3. Which presidents were elected even though they lost the popular vote?

  • Two: Jimmy Carter and George W. Bush
  • Four: John Quincy Adams, Rutherford B. Hayes, Benjamin Harrison, and George W. Bush
  • None

4. Which presidential election was the closest in terms of the popular vote?

5. Which presidential candidate was elected, defeated, and then reelected?

  • William McKinley
  • Herbert Hoover
  • Grover Cleveland

6. Who was the only president elected four times?

  • George Washington
  • Franklin Roosevelt
  • Andrew Jackson

7. Women throughout the United States were given the right to vote in 1920 with the passage of the 19th Amendment. But what was the first territory or state to grant women the right to vote?

  • California
  • Virginia
  • Wyoming

8. The 15th Amendment gave African Americans the right to vote. But what outlawed the discriminatory practices the prevented many African Americans from exercising their right to vote?

  • Brown v. Board of Education
  • The Voting Rights Act of 1965
  • The Civil Rights Act of 1991

9. Which was the first presidential election in which 18-year-olds could vote?

  • 1968
  • 1972
  • 1960

10. Only two states allow electors to divide their votes among candidates in presidential elections. Which of the following are the two states?

  • Massachusetts and California
  • New York and Texas
  • Maine and Nebraska
  • Florida and Iowa

1. Which president won both the highest popular vote and the most electoral college votes in an election?
Ronald Reagan

2. What candidate has run in the most presidential elections?
Norman Thomas

3. Which presidents were elected even though they lost the popular vote?
Four: John Quincy Adams, Rutherford B. Hayes, Benjamin Harrison, and George W. Bush

4. Which presidential election was the closest in terms of the popular vote?
John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon

5. Which presidential candidate was elected, defeated, and then reelected?
Grover Cleveland

6. Who was the only president elected four times?
Franklin Roosevelt

7. Women throughout the United States were given the right to vote in 1920 with the passage of the 19th Amendment. But what was the first territory or state to grant women the right to vote?
Wyoming

8. The 15th Amendment gave African Americans the right to vote. But what outlawed the discriminatory practices the prevented many African Americans from exercising their right to vote?
The Voting Rights Act of 1965

9. Which was the first presidential election in which 18-year-olds could vote?
1972

10. Only two states allow electors to divide their votes among candidates in presidential elections. Which of the following are the two states?
Maine and Nebraska

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