The Hofstra Debate Quiz: Before And After

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  • 1. 
    During the Hofstra Debate, Joe "the plumbler" was mentioned how many times?
    • A. 

      15-20

    • B. 

      20-22

    • C. 

      35-337

    • D. 

      35-98

    • E. 

      25-28

  • 2. 
    In honor of the debate, Hofstra's President rang what Opening Bell?
    • A. 

      New York Stock Exchange

    • B. 

      SP 500

    • C. 

      American Stock Exchange

    • D. 

      NASDAQ

  • 3. 
    _________________________ was the moderator of the debate.
  • 4. 
    Prior to the Hofstra Debate, when was the last time a Presidential was held in New York?
    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1988

    • C. 

      1976

    • D. 

      1960

    • E. 

      1952

  • 5. 
    True or false:  Is Hofstra University the first University in New York State to hold a televised presidential debate for the general election?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which cable network broadcasted most of its political shows live from Hofstra, before and after the debate? 
    • A. 

      CNN

    • B. 

      MSNBC

    • C. 

      Fox News Channel

    • D. 

      C-SPAN

  • 7. 
    Who did McCain call a "Washed-up" terrorist?
    • A. 

      Barack Oboma

    • B. 

      Usama Bin Laden

    • C. 

      Bill Ayers

    • D. 

      Saddam Hussein

  • 8. 
    Was the Axinn Library opened on DEBATE DAY?
    • A. 

      No- Closed

    • B. 

      Yes-Closed at 5PM

    • C. 

      Yes-Closed at 8PM

    • D. 

      Closed-used by the media

    • E. 

      Yes-regular hours

  • 9. 
    The debate at Hofstra University was produced by:
    • A. 

      The TV Networks

    • B. 

      The two Campaigns

    • C. 

      Hofstra University

    • D. 

      The non-partisan organization, the Commission for Presidential Debates

  • 10. 
    Four days after the Hofstra Debate, _____________________ said on NBC's Meet the Press, he will vote for Senator Obama for president.