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Samuel Tilden Quiz

Samuel Joe Tilden

Samuel Joe Tilden (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(This quiz is about Samuel Tilden who was Democratic candidate in USA Presidential Election 1876. He was cheated of Presidency.)

Samuel Tilden Quiz Questions

1) When was Samuel Tilden born?
a) 9 February 1814
b) 21 June 1818
c) 7 August 1810
d) 20 December 1808

2) Where was Samuel Tilden born?
a) Los Angeles
b) Panama
c) Austin
d) New Lebanon

3) Which University did Samuel Tilden attend?
a) Oxford
b) Harvard
c) Regent
d) Yale

4) When was Samuel Tilden elected Governor of New York?
a) 1868
b) 1870
c) 1872
d) 1874

Rutherford B. Hayes - 19th President of the United States

Rutherford B. Hayes – 19th President of the United States  (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

5) How many popular votes did Samuel Tilden get in the Presidential Election 1876?
a) 4,211,315
b) 4,264,117
c) 4,284,757
d) 4,300,858

6) The Republicans disputed the results in four states. Which state soon decided in favour of Republicans?
a) South Carolina
b) Florida
c) Louisiana
d) Oregon

7) What was the number of electoral votes won by candidates leaving aside the four disputed states?
a) Samuel Tilden 184, Rutherford Hayes 165
b) Samuel Tilden 172, Rutherford Hayes 162
c) Samuel Tilden 170, Rutherford Hayes 164
d) Samuel Tilden 180, Rutherford Hayes 175

8) The Electoral Commission set up to resolve the dispute was to consist of seven Democrats, seven Republicans and one independent justice. What happened to the independent justice?
a) He left the country.
b) He went on leave.
c) He was not informed.
d) He was offered a Senate seat from Illinois and a Republican supporter replaced him.

9) By how many votes the Electoral Commission decided in favour of Rutherford Hayes?
a) 15-0
b) 14-1
c) 12-3
d) 8-7

10) What was the number of electoral votes the candidates got after the decision of the Electoral Commission?
a) Samuel Tilden 184, Rutherford Hayes 185
b) Samuel Tilden 172, Rutherford Hayes 182
c) Samuel Tilden 170, Rutherford Hayes 180
d) Samuel Tilden 180, Rutherford Hayes 185

Samuel Tilden Quiz Questions with Answers

Campaign poster for the election of 1876.

Campaign poster for the election of 1876. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) When was Samuel Tilden born?
a) 9 February 1814

2) Where was Samuel Tilden born?
d) New Lebanon

3) Which University did Samuel Tilden attend?
d) Yale

4) When was Samuel Tilden elected Governor of New York?
d) 1874

5) How many popular votes did Samuel Tilden get in the Presidential Election 1876?
c) 4,284,757

6) The Republicans disputed the results in four states. Which state soon decided in favour of Republicans?
d) Oregon

7) What was the number of electoral votes won by candidates leaving aside the four disputed states?
a) Samuel Tilden 184, Rutherford Hayes 165

Results of the United States presidential election in Alabama, 1876 Samuel J. Tilden (D) Rutherford B. Hayes (R)

Results of the United States presidential election in Alabama, 1876 Samuel J. Tilden (D) Rutherford B. Hayes (R) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

8) The Electoral Commission set up to resolve the dispute was to consist of seven Democrats, seven Republicans and one independent justice. What happened to the independent justice?
d) He was offered a Senate seat from Illinois and a Republican supporter replaced him.

9) By how many votes the Electoral Commission decided in favour of Rutherford Hayes?
d) 8-7

10) What was the number of electoral votes the candidates got after the decision of the Electoral Commission?
a) Samuel Tilden 184, Rutherford Hayes 185

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Originally posted 2017-02-24 22:33:23.

USA Presidential Election 2008 Quiz

1) Who was the Democratic Party’s candidate for President for USA Presidential Election 2008?
a) Barak Obama
b) Hillary Clinton
c) John Edwards
d) John Kerry

2) Who was the Republican Party’s candidate for President for USA Presidential Election 2008?
a) John McCain
b) Milton Romney
c) Michael Huckabee
d) Rudolf Giuliani

3) Who was the Democratic Party’s candidate for Vice President for USA Presidential Election 2008?
a) William Richardson
b) Geraldine Ferraro
c) Joseph Biden
d) Lloyd Bentsen

4) Who was the Republican Party’s candidate for Vice President for USA Presidential Election 2008?
a) Frederick Thompson
b) Sarah Palin
c) Michael Bloomberg
d) Rudolf Giuliani

5) When was the voting day for USA Presidential Election 2008?
a) 31 October 2008
b) 1 November 2008
c) 2 November 2008
d) 4 November 2008

6) Who won USA Presidential Election 2008?
a) Barak Obama
b) Ronald Paul
c) John McCain
d) Ralph Nader

7) What is number of electors who form Electoral College for USA Presidential Election 2008?
a) 100
b) 336
c) 428
d) 538

8) What is minimum number of electors a state of USA has in Electoral College for USA Presidential Election 2008?
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) Four

9) What is number of electors California has in Electoral College for USA Presidential Election 2008?
a) 12
b) 22
c) 40
d) 55

10) Alaska is the largest state in USA. How many electors it has in Electoral College for USA Presidential Election 2008?
a) Six
b) Five
c) Three
d) Ten

USA Presidential Election 2008 Quiz Answers

1) Who was the Democratic Party’s candidate for President for USA Presidential Election 2008?
a) Barak Obama

2) Who was the Republican Party’s candidate for President for USA Presidential Election 2008?
a) John McCain

3) Who was the Democratic Party’s candidate for Vice President for USA Presidential Election 2008?
c) Joseph Biden

4) Who was the Republican Party’s candidate for Vice President for USA Presidential Election 2008?
b) Sarah Palin

5) When was the voting day for USA Presidential Election 2008?
d) 4 November 2008

6) Who won USA Presidential Election 2008?
a) Barak Obama

7) What is number of electors who form Electoral College for USA Presidential Election 2008?
d) 538

8) What is minimum number of electors a state of USA has in Electoral College for USA Presidential Election 2008?
c) Three

9) What is number of electors California has in Electoral College for USA Presidential Election 2008?
d) 55

10) Alaska is the largest state in USA. How many electors it has in Electoral College for USA Presidential Election 2008?
c) Three

Originally posted 2017-02-24 22:32:43.

Mormons Quiz

1. Who founded the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints?
a) Asael Smith
b) Joseph Smith
c) Alfred Cummings
d) James Buchanan

2. When was the Book of Mormon published?
a) 1834
b) 1832
c) 1830
d) 1826

3. Which city did Joseph Smith found?
a) Nauvoo
b) Detroit
c) Kirthland
d) Carthage

4. What was the original title of Doctrine and Covenants?
a) Prayer of Manasseh
b) Book of Abraham
c) Pearl of Great Price
d) Book of Commandments

5. Who succeeded Joseph Smith as president of Mormons?
a) Emma Hale
b) Brigham Young
c) William Bickerton
d) David Whitmer

6. Who wanted to succeed Joseph Smith as president of Mormons, was denounced as imposter and forger and expelled?
a) John Taylor
b) Martin Harris
c) Jesse James Strang
d) William R. King

7. When was Mountain Meadows Massacre?
a) 1850
b) 1842
c) 1854
d) 1857

8. Who announced abandonment of polygamy for Mormons in USA in 1830?
a) Wilford Woodruff
b) Wallace B. Smith
c) W. Grant McMurray
d) Sidney Rigdon

9. When did the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints change its name to Community of Christ?
a) 2001
b) 1996
c) 2004
d) 1994

10. Who was the Mormon to seek Republican Party nomination for USA presidential election 2008?
a) Michael Dale Huckabee
b) John McCain
c) Willard Mitt Romney
d) Fred Thompson

Mormons Quiz Answers

1. Who founded the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints?
b) Joseph Smith

2. When was the Book of Mormon published?
c) 1830

3. Which city did Joseph Smith found?
a) Nauvoo

4. What was the original title of Doctrine and Covenants?
d) Book of Commandments

5. Who succeeded Joseph Smith as president of Mormons?
b) Brigham Young

6. Who wanted to succeed Joseph Smith as president of Mormons, was denounced as imposter and forger and expelled?
c) Jesse James Strang

7. When was Mountain Meadows Massacre?
d) 1857

8. Who announced abandonment of polygamy for Mormons in USA in 1830?
a) Wilford Woodruff

9. When did the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints change its name to Community of Christ?
a) 2001

10. Who was the Mormon to seek Republican Party nomination for USA presidential election 2008?
c) Willard Mitt Romney

Originally posted 2016-07-26 21:53:11.