Could you be President of The USA?

Could you be President of The USA?

Could you be President of The USA? Try out and see if you have what it takes to be President of The USA in this fun quiz with some offbeat answers.

The race to succeed Barack Obama as president of the United States is in its final stages, before the final vote on Tuesday 8 November 2016.

 

Welcome to your Could you be President of the USA?

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What is the minimum age requirement to run for president?


Which one of the following situations would disqualify you from standing as a candidate?


Money, lots of it, is needed in American elections in order to fund television advertising, printing posters and badges, hiring staff, coast to coast transport.

The record for the most funds raised is held by Barack Obama in 2012.

How much money did he raise and spend?


Discounting the candidates running for Vice-President, how many official candidate names will be on the ballot paper for the 2016 Presidential election?


In the 2012 Presidential election, the turnout was 57.5%. How much of the American population does that represent ?


In 1845, the Congress declared that the election date should take place after the autumn harvest but before the winter got too cold. This date is still used today, when is it ?


Swing states are crucial to winning the election. What are they ?




The donkey has been a symbol of the Democratic Party since 1880. Why did they choose this?


The symbol of the Republican party was first drawn and published in 1874. Why was the elephant adopted as the party's symbol?


Since 1892 the votes have been counted by a voting machine. This has worked well with one exception; in the 2000 election in Florida there was the issue with "hanging chads" which delayed the final result as all the votes had to be recounted by hand. What was the problem ?

 American nationals who have registered can vote wherever they are living at the time of the election.  Where is the furthest point from Washington DC that voters are expected to vote from?


Victoria Woodhull was the first ever female candidate to run for President. When was this?


What is the peculiarity of voting in the state of Oregon?


Why is the ballot paper so big?


What would happen in the event of a tie, that is, if 2 candidates received the same number of electoral votes ?


Which president is currently the the one dollar bill?


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