Trivia Quiz On Obama And Mccain Campaign

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Welcome to the trivia Quiz on Obama and McCain Campaign. The 2008 American election was one for the books where a very experienced politician tried to beat someone who was just a first-time senator for the top seat in America. It was one that was very interesting to watch, take this test and see how much you remember the race.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Both candidates voted for and support the No Child Left Behind law that was passed in 2001.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is "Both candidates voted for and support the No Child Left Behind law that was passed in 2001." The explanation for the answer "False" could be that the statement implies that both candidates voted for and currently support the law. However, it is possible that one or both candidates may have voted for the law in 2001 but no longer support it. Therefore, the answer is false because the statement does not provide information about their current stance on the law.

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  • 2. 

    _______________  wants parents to have more school choice. He believes that parents should be allowed to choose their child's school.

    • A.

      Obama

    • B.

      McCain

    Correct Answer
    B. McCain
    Explanation
    McCain is the correct answer because he supports the idea of giving parents more school choice and believes that they should have the freedom to choose their child's school. This aligns with his political stance and his belief in empowering parents in making educational decisions for their children. On the other hand, Obama may have a different perspective on this issue, which is not mentioned in the given information.

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  • 3. 

    ________________  wants schools to improve but says NCLB needs more funds to make improvements and it too much about testing.

    • A.

      Obama

    • B.

      McCain

    Correct Answer
    A. Obama
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is Obama. This is because the statement mentions that someone wants schools to improve but believes that the NCLB (No Child Left Behind) policy requires more funding to bring about improvements and focuses too much on testing. This aligns with Obama's stance on education, as he has advocated for increased funding for schools and has criticized the NCLB policy for its emphasis on standardized testing. McCain's stance on education may differ from this, hence making Obama the more likely answer.

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  • 4. 

    __________________  does not believe in school choice because it would mean some public schools would lose money.  He wants to give more funding to public schools.

    • A.

      McCain

    • B.

      Obama

    Correct Answer
    B. Obama
    Explanation
    Obama does not believe in school choice because it would mean some public schools would lose money. Instead, he wants to give more funding to public schools. This indicates that Obama supports a system where all students have access to quality education in public schools, rather than allowing funds to be diverted to private or charter schools through school choice policies.

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  • 5. 

    _________________  believes greenhouse gases add to global warming and would put a limit on the amount that companies could produce.  He would allow companies to pollute beyond the limits if they had a permit. He also believes that the government should find new forms of energy that do not produce greenhouse gases.

    • A.

      McCain

    • B.

      Obama

    Correct Answer
    A. McCain
    Explanation
    McCain believes that greenhouse gases contribute to global warming and therefore supports putting a limit on the amount of greenhouse gases that companies can produce. However, he also suggests that companies could exceed these limits if they obtain a permit. Additionally, McCain advocates for the government to invest in finding alternative forms of energy that do not produce greenhouse gases.

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  • 6. 

    _________________  believes greenhouse gases add to global warming and would put a limit on the amount that companies could produce.  He wants companies that pollute beyond the limits set by the government to buy a permit. The money from the permits would help fund the development of new forms of energy that do not produce greenhouse gases.

    • A.

      McCain

    • B.

      Obama

    Correct Answer
    B. Obama
    Explanation
    Obama believes that greenhouse gases add to global warming and would put a limit on the amount that companies could produce. He wants companies that pollute beyond the limits set by the government to buy a permit. The money from the permits would help fund the development of new forms of energy that do not produce greenhouse gases.

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  • 7. 

    Under ______________  the insurance companies would still provide insurance and it would be paid for by individuals/employers.  The government would encourage new systems and technology to make the health care system work better to bring health care costs down.  This would bring insurance fees down and make them more affordable.

    • A.

      Obama

    • B.

      McCain

    Correct Answer
    B. McCain
    Explanation
    Under McCain's plan, the insurance companies would still provide insurance and it would be paid for by individuals/employers. The government would encourage new systems and technology to make the health care system work better to bring health care costs down. This would bring insurance fees down and make them more affordable.

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  • 8. 

    There would be a new national insurance under __________________ plan but insurance companies would still provide the insurance.  In most cases, individuals/employers would still pay for the insurance but the plan would be overseen by the government. The government would encourage new systems and technology to make the health care system work better to bring health care costs down.  This would bring insurance fees down and make them more affordable.

    • A.

      Obama's

    • B.

      McCain's

    Correct Answer
    A. Obama's
    Explanation
    Under Obama's plan, there would be a new national insurance system where insurance companies would still provide the insurance. However, the government would oversee the plan and encourage the use of new systems and technology to improve the healthcare system and reduce costs. This would ultimately lead to lower insurance fees and make them more affordable for individuals and employers.

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  • 9. 

    ______________ plan would have the government set up a company to work with insurance companies to provide lower-cost health care for people who could not afford insurance.

    • A.

      Obama's

    • B.

      McCain's

    Correct Answer
    B. McCain's
    Explanation
    McCain's plan would have the government set up a company to work with insurance companies to provide lower-cost health care for people who could not afford insurance.

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  • 10. 

    ______________ plan would have the government pay part of the cost of insurance for people who could not afford insurance or for children.   Insurance would be required for children.

    • A.

      Obama's

    • B.

      McCain's

    Correct Answer
    A. Obama's
    Explanation
    Obama's plan would have the government pay part of the cost of insurance for people who could not afford it or for children. This suggests that Obama's plan aimed to make healthcare more accessible and affordable for those who were unable to afford insurance. Additionally, the mention of insurance being required for children indicates that Obama's plan also emphasized the importance of ensuring healthcare coverage for children.

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  • 11. 

    ________________________  believes the war has made Iraq more violent and the world less safe. He does not support the war and believes that our troops should withdraw from Iraq. He believes that security in Iraq can be achieved if the U.S. works with leaders in the region to encourage peace and stability in and around Iraq.

    • A.

      McCain

    • B.

      Obama

    Correct Answer
    B. Obama
  • 12. 

    I want to build 45 new nuclear power plants by 2030 and drill for for offshore oil to help end America's dependence on foreign oil by 2025.  I am ______________________.

    • A.

      Barack Obama

    • B.

      John McCain

    Correct Answer
    B. John McCain
    Explanation
    The given statement aligns with the energy policies and goals of John McCain. He has advocated for increasing nuclear power as a means to reduce dependence on foreign oil. Additionally, McCain has expressed support for offshore drilling to boost domestic oil production. Therefore, the statement is more likely to be attributed to John McCain rather than Barack Obama.

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  • 13. 

    I think that more nuclear power plants are needs but I am worried about nuclear waste.  I support some offshore drilling but only if the government is also looking into renewable energy to reduce oil use by one-third by 2030.  I am __________________________________

    • A.

      Barack Obama

    • B.

      John McCain

    Correct Answer
    A. Barack Obama
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that the person supports the idea of more nuclear power plants but expresses concern about nuclear waste. They also advocate for offshore drilling, but only if the government is actively pursuing renewable energy to decrease oil consumption by one-third by 2030. Based on these views, the person is identified as Barack Obama.

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  • 14. 

    _______________________  wants to promote new sources of energy by lowering taxes for people who have electric cars. He wants the government to develop cleaner energy sources.

    • A.

      John McCain

    • B.

      Barack Obama

    Correct Answer
    A. John McCain
    Explanation
    John McCain wants to promote new sources of energy by lowering taxes for people who have electric cars and believes that the government should develop cleaner energy sources. This aligns with his stance on energy policy, which includes supporting alternative energy sources and reducing dependence on foreign oil. McCain has advocated for tax incentives for electric vehicles as a way to encourage their adoption and reduce carbon emissions.

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  • 15. 

    Under ___________________________ economic plan everyone would get a tax cut but the wealthy would get the largest tax cut.  He wants to reduce taxes on companies and make rules that make it difficult for the government to pass new tax increases.  He also wants to increase the tax deduction amounts for families that have children.

    • A.

      Barack Obama

    • B.

      John McCain

    Correct Answer
    B. John McCain
    Explanation
    The given description suggests that the economic plan mentioned aims to provide tax cuts for everyone, with the wealthy receiving the largest tax cut. It also mentions reducing taxes on companies and implementing rules to make it hard for the government to pass new tax increases. Additionally, the plan aims to increase tax deduction amounts for families with children. This aligns with the policies and proposals typically associated with John McCain, making him the most likely answer.

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  • 16. 

    _____________________  economic plan would give tax cuts to everyone making under $227,000 a year and tax increases to those who make above $227,000 a year.  He wants to increase the minimum wage and increase the tax credit amounts for workers. 

    • A.

      Barack Obama's

    • B.

      John McCain's

    Correct Answer
    A. Barack Obama's
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Barack Obama's. This can be inferred from the statement that the economic plan includes tax cuts for those making under $227,000 a year and tax increases for those making above that amount. Additionally, the plan includes increasing the minimum wage and tax credit amounts for workers, which aligns with Obama's policy proposals during his presidency.

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