Political Terms (U.S.) Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated Aug 25, 2017

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Definition Term % Correct
Grand Old PartyRepublican
96%
Oldest political party in the United StatesDemocratic
90.2%
Body of 538 elected representatives who select the President and Vice PresidentElectoral College
81.1%
An exceptionally long speech as a form of obstruction in a legislatureFilibuster
74.6%
Formal accusation issued by a legislature against a public officialImpeachment
62.1%
Gathering of delegates to nominate candidates for elective officeConvention
61.9%
Northerners who moved to the South to make a profit from ReconstructionCarpetbagger
60.2%
Definition Term % Correct
Rearrangement of voting districts so as to favor the party in powerGerrymander
57.5%
An elected official who loses political power due to a term limitLame Duck
56.5%
Political movement driven by the constituents of a communityGrassroots
54.5%
A little-known, unexpectedly successful candidateDark Horse
53.1%
Meeting of supporters or members of a political party or movementCaucus
48.7%
Electoral device where voters express preferences to government policyInitiative
39.9%
Election in which the candidates do not formally have a party affiliationNonpartisan
16.7%

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