The Ultimate Quiz About Barack Obama

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Barack Obama Quizzes & Trivia

He is the first black president of the USA. Having made such remarkable history, you might want to discover how much you really know about him. He is a legend. Find out how well you know this legend.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What magazine wrote that Barack Obama had attended a Muslim seminary as a child?
    • A. 

      Harpers

    • B. 

      The Walrus

    • C. 

      The New Yorker

    • D. 

      Insight

  • 2. 
    Which of these states did Barack Obama lose during the 2008 Democratic primary?
    • A. 

      Colorado

    • B. 

      Connecticut

    • C. 

      California

    • D. 

      Delaware

  • 3. 
    What is the maiden name of Barack Obama's wife Michelle?
    • A. 

      Jones

    • B. 

      Smith

    • C. 

      Robinson

    • D. 

      Taylor

  • 4. 
    On June 4, 2008, Barack Obama pledged support to what country?
    • A. 

      Israel

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Pakistan

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 5. 
    What does "Barack" mean in Swahili?
    • A. 

      Stout

    • B. 

      Blessed

    • C. 

      Anger

    • D. 

      Graceful

  • 6. 
    In what Super Tuesday state did Barack Obama win 79% of the vote?
    • A. 

      Idaho

    • B. 

      Arkansas

    • C. 

      California

    • D. 

      Arizona

  • 7. 
    In what year did Barack Obama give the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention?
    • A. 

      2007

    • B. 

      2000

    • C. 

      2004

    • D. 

      2002

  • 8. 
    In what 2008 Democratic caucus did Obama win 92% of the popular vote?
    • A. 

      Nevada

    • B. 

      Virgin Islands

    • C. 

      Wyoming

    • D. 

      Maryland

  • 9. 
    In May of 2008, George McGovern called Obama the second who?
    • A. 

      Kennedy

    • B. 

      Clinton

    • C. 

      Lincoln

    • D. 

      Roosevelt

  • 10. 
    Who directed the 2008 Obama-endorsing music video "Yes We Can"?
    • A. 

      Paul Simon

    • B. 

      Neil Young

    • C. 

      Common

    • D. 

      Jesse Dylan

  • 11. 
    Where did Barack Obama attract a record crowd of 75,000 people in May of 2008?
    • A. 

      Illinois

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      Oregon

    • D. 

      Florida

  • 12. 
    Who defeated Barack Obama in a Democratic primary in 2000?
    • A. 

      Hillary Clinton

    • B. 

      Peter Fitzgerald

    • C. 

      Blair Hull

    • D. 

      Bobby Rush

  • 13. 
    By what margin did Obama lose the 2008 Democratic primary in Kentucky?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      13%

    • C. 

      35%

    • D. 

      75%

  • 14. 
    What Canadian indie band played a free show in 2008 in support of Barack Obama?
    • A. 

      Stars

    • B. 

      Arcade Fire

    • C. 

      Broken Social Scene

    • D. 

      Eric's Trip

  • 15. 
    Which of these is a Chicago law firm that employed Barack Obama?
    • A. 

      Sidley Austin

    • B. 

      Stinger Austin

    • C. 

      Austin Healy

    • D. 

      Sidney Dallas

  • 16. 
    In what year did Barack Obama announce his candidacy for the U.S. Senate?
    • A. 

      1993

    • B. 

      2006

    • C. 

      2003

    • D. 

      2001

  • 17. 
    How many states did Barack Obama win during the course of 2008's Super Tuesday?
    • A. 

      10 States

    • B. 

      Four States

    • C. 

      One State

    • D. 

      14 States

  • 18. 
    What New York City newspaper endorsed Obama for the Democratic candidacy?
    • A. 

      New York Times

    • B. 

      New York Post

    • C. 

      None Of Them Did

    • D. 

      The New York Daily News

  • 19. 
    What was the name of Barack Obama's mother?
    • A. 

      Sara Canpol

    • B. 

      Jane Magline

    • C. 

      Ann Dunham

    • D. 

      Grace Slick

  • 20. 
    How many African-American U.S. Senators had there been before Barack Obama?
    • A. 

      Four

    • B. 

      None

    • C. 

      One

    • D. 

      Ten