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As of January 1, 2011 the President receives an annual salary of

$400,000

The electoral system broke down in the election of 1800 because of

the rise of political parties

If an incumbent President is seeking another term in office, who will his party likely nominate

The president

The national convention is held to accomplish all of the following EXCEPT:

C. Select party delegates

The least number of Presidential electors a state or district can have is

2

The Presidential primary can be:

C. Both of the above

One of the major flaws in the Electoral College system is that:

A. Popular vote is not guaranteed presidency

A president may need to produce evidence of his ability to preform the powers and duties of his office in the event that

war breaks in his term of office

The nation "played with fate" for nearly 180 years because

no constitution that defined presidential disabilities

If a Republican presidential candidate from the South is considered unsupportive of womens's' rights he might "balance the ticket" by choosing ____________ as a running mate

a woman

In order to become President a candidate must win how many electoral votes?

270

In politics the "Big 10" are

states with the most electoral votes

Television first played a major role in the Presidential election of

1960

There are _____ informal presidential qualifications:

7

In order to be qualified to be President a person must be at least ____ years old

35

This was the youngest person to become President

John F. Kennedy

This was the oldest person to become President

Ronald Reagan

Gerald Ford become president of the U.S because of the provisions of the ______ amendment

25th

President George H.W> Bush was the first "sitting" Vice President to be elected President since

Martin Van Buren

President Thomas Jefferson's' home is called

Monticello

The election of 1968 was very unusual because

All of the above

Theodore Roosevelt at one time was

All of the above

John F. Kennedy's administration become known as

New Frontier

John F. Kennedy was assassinated in this city

Dallas

The first major set-back in the Kennedy administration was caused by the

Bay of Pigs

The first speech a President makes is called

Inaugural address

Which President was forced to resign?

Nixon

This man was the first president to be impeached

Andrew Johnson

This man was the first president to be impeached

Andrew Johnson

This President made golf a favorite pastime by his passion for the game

Eisenhower

This amendment limits the amount of time any person may serve as President

25th

Most Presidential powers come from

customs and traditions

Most of the executive branch employees are

hired

How are Vice Presidential Candidates chosen?

By Presidential candidate

The basic job of the President is to:

B. carry out laws passes by Congress

The people vote for the president on

the first Tuesday in November

The cruse put of President William Henry Harrison is called:

C. Curse of Prophet

This man ran a successful third party campaign in 1968

George Wallace

The state of Florida has ____ number of electoral votes?

27

The military authority in the United States is under whose control

President

If the office of Vice President becomes vacant

President appoints new vice Vice President with congressional approval

Between the Presidential election and the inauguration. The winner is known as

President elect

The president may grant:

D. all of the above

Each President is limited to 9 years and 364 days as President by the

22nd amendment

Which of the following is a formal duty assigned to the Vice President

preside over the senate

How many electoral votes does a candidate need to win the election:

D. the majority

How many times has a Presidential election been decided by the House of Representatives:

C. three times

The number of electors chosen from any state will be:

C. three

Television first played a major role in this presidential campaign

1960

The military authority of the United States is under who's authority?

Commander in chief

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