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(CNN Student News) -- Check your knowledge of the presidential election process as we continue Talking Democracy.

CNN Student News: Talking Democracy Daily Quiz Answers

April 15: What city's mayor credited his 2001 election victory to the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, John McCain?
Answer: New York City

April 14: What singer helped raise $2.5 million for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign with a benefit concert at Radio City Music Hall?
Answer: Elton John. For more information, don't miss this story.

April 10: Which U.S. president signed the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act into law?
Answer: George W. Bush. For more information, don't miss this story.

April 8: Which U.S. president first called for legislation restricting corporate contributions for political purposes?
Answer: Theodore Roosevelt. For more information, don't miss this story.

April 4: True or false: Labor unions can give money directly to a political candidate.
Answer: False. For more information, don't miss this story.

April 3: What body is in charge of enforcing U.S. campaign finance laws?
Answer: Federal Election Commission (FEC). For more information, don't miss this story.

April 2: Which current presidential candidate was a co-sponsor of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act?
Answer: John McCain. For more information, don't miss this story.

March 31: What is the maximum amount that an individual donor can contribute to a candidate's campaign during the primaries this year?
Answer: $2,300. For more information, don't miss this story.

March 28: What is currently the third largest American political party?
Answer: Libertarian party. For more information, don't miss this story.

March 27: Which U.S. political party's Florida branch considered holding a second presidential primary in the state?
Answer: Democratic party. For more information, don't miss this story.

March 25: John McCain is the presumptive presidential nominee of which U.S. political party?
Answer: Republican party. For more information, don't miss this story.

March 18: Which modern U.S. political party was originally known as the Democratic-Republican party?
Answer: Democratic party. For more information, don't miss this story.

March 17: What is the nickname of the Republican party?
Answer: Grand Old Party, or GOP. For more information, don't miss this story.

March 14: True or false: The Whig party nominated George Washington for U.S. president.
Answer: False. For more information, don't miss this story.

March 12: Thomas Jefferson was elected to the U.S. presidency as a member of what political party?
Answer: Democratic-Republican party. For more information, don't miss this story.

March 10: Who was the first member of the Republican party to be elected U.S. president?
Answer: Abraham Lincoln. For more information, don't miss this story.

March 7: Name one of the four U.S. presidents who were members of the Whig party.
Answer: William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, Zachary Taylor or Millard Fillmore. For more information, don't miss this story.

March 6: What state's Democratic presidential primary did Hillary Clinton not win on March 4th?
Answer: Vermont. For more information, don't miss this story.

March 5: Which candidate did not win the presidential primary in his home state of Texas on March 4th?
Answer: Ron Paul. For more information, don't miss this story.

March 4: What political party nominated Ralph Nader for president in 2000?
Answer: The Green Party. For more information, don't miss this story.

March 3: In addition to Texas and Ohio, which two states are holding primaries on March 4th?
Answer: Rhode Island and Vermont. For more information, don't miss this story.

February 29: Which state awards the most electoral votes in a presidential election?
Answer: California. For more information, don't miss this story.

February 27: Which candidate won the Democrats Abroad global primary?
Answer: Barack Obama. For more information, don't miss this story.

February 26: Which candidate did former president George H. W. Bush endorse for president?
Answer: John McCain. For more information, don't miss this story.

February 22: In which state was a Democratic presidential debate held on Thursday?
Answer: Texas. For more information, don't miss this story.

February 21: Which amendment to the U.S. Constitution effectively granted suffrage to African-American adult males?
Answer: The 15th Amendment. For more information, don't miss this story.

February 20: In what year did women gain suffrage in the United States?
Answer: 1920. For more information, don't miss this story.

February 19: Which law addressed the need for physical access to the ballot box for all Americans?
Answer: Americans with Disabilities Act. For more information, don't miss this story.

February 15: Which Democratic and Republican presidential candidates swept their party's contests in the "Potomac primaries"?
Answer: Barack Obama and John McCain. For more information, don't miss this story.

February 14: Which two states, along with Washington, D.C., took part in the "Potomac primaries"?
Answer: Virginia and Maryland. For more information, don't miss this story.

February 13: During which war was the U.S. voting age set at 18?
Answer: Vietnam War. For more information, don't miss this story.

February 12: Define Suffrage.
Answer: The right to vote. For more information, don't miss this story.

February 11: True or False? According to the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, any child born on U.S. soil is a U.S. citizen.
Answer: True. For more information, don't miss this story.

February 8: Which Democratic presidential candidate did not win his or her home state in this year's Super Tuesday contests?
Answer: Mike Gravel. For more information, don't miss this story.

February 7: Which presidential candidate declared himself the Republican front-runner following this year's Super Tuesday contests?
Answer: John McCain. For more information, don't miss this story.

February 5: In January, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments regarding which state's voter identification law?
Answer: Indiana. For more information, don't miss this story.

February 4: Super Tuesday took place in which month in 2004?
Answer: March. For more information, don't miss this story.

February 1: True or False: In January, several Nevada presidential caucuses were held in Las Vegas casinos.
Answer: True. For more information, don't miss this story.

January 31: In the 1976 Democratic Iowa caucuses, "uncommitted" got the most votes. Who placed second?
Answer: Jimmy Carter. For more information, don't miss this story.

January 29: Which of the following current presidential candidates is also a superdelegate: Barack Obama, John Edwards, John McCain, Mitt Romney?
Answer: Barack Obama. For more information, don't miss this story.

January 28: Which state's Democratic primary did John Edwards win in the 2004 presidential campaign?
Answer: South Carolina. For more information, don't miss this story.

January 25: Who selects the date of a state's presidential primary: the delegates, the political parties, the state legislature, or the U.S. Congress?
Answer: The state legislature. For more information, don't miss this story.

January 24: This former president declared himself the "comeback kid" even though he lost the 1992 New Hampshire primary.
Answer: Bill Clinton. For more information, don't miss this story.

January 23: A primary where any registered voter can vote in either party's primary is known as a(n) ________ primary.
Answer: Open. For more information, don't miss this story.

January 22: Joe Biden and Chris Dodd dropped out of the 2008 presidential race after disappointing finishes in which state's political contests?
Answer: Iowa. For more information, don't miss this story.

January 18: What state traditionally holds the nation's first presidential primary contests?
Answer: New Hampshire. For more information, don't miss this story.

January 17: Which candidate won the Michigan Republican primary?
Answer: Mitt Romney. For more information, don't miss this story.

January 16: Democrats and Republicans have different rules for selecting delegates. Which party has superdelegates?
Answer: Democrats.For more information, don't miss this story.

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