Test Your Political Knowledge

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Test Your Political Knowledge

Test your political knowledge. San Francisco quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    As American working families and seniors shoulder more of the tax burden thanks to the Bush Administration, there is one candidate that would like to relieve that pressure. Which candidate currently running for president would eliminate the income tax for seniors earning less than $50,000 annually?
    • A. 

      John McCain

    • B. 

      Barack Obama

  • 2. 
    George W. Bush and his policies attacks the rights of women from cutting funding for maternal and child health care, weakening the Family Medical Leave Act and limiting the strength of the Title IX program for women in collegiate sports. The only right he could not take away is the 19th Amendment which granted women the right to vote. In what year was it passed?
    • A. 

      1919

    • B. 

      1932

    • C. 

      1928

    • D. 

      1920

  • 3. 
    George W. Bush is infamous for his limited vocabulary and public speaking gaffes. There is another President who misspoke. Which President nearly touched off an international incident, when he joked about bombing Russia on national radio?
    • A. 

      Ronald Reagan

    • B. 

      George H. W. Bush

    • C. 

      Bill Clinton

    • D. 

      Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • 4. 
    Although President Bush has a brother who is the former Governor of Florida, which President faced a public relations nightmare, when his brother signed on as the official spokesperson for a new brand of beer?
    • A. 

      Bill Clinton

    • B. 

      Jimmy Carter

    • C. 

      Lyndon B. Johnson

    • D. 

      John F. Kennedy

  • 5. 
    What calamity befell President George W. Bush while he was watching a NFL playoff game in January 2002?
    • A. 

      He burned his tongue on hot nacho cheese dip.

    • B. 

      He broke his tooth on a handful of salted nuts.

    • C. 

      He choked on a pretzel and passed out.

  • 6. 
    As George W. Bush is famous for his ramblings, this President spoke the following incompressible sentence in a speech. “I would like the government to do all it can to mitigate, then, in understanding, in mutuality of interest, in concern for the common good, our tasks will be solved.” Who was it?
    • A. 

      Gerald R. Ford

    • B. 

      Richard M. Nixon

    • C. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • D. 

      Warren G. Harding

  • 7. 
    In 2000, America was introduced to the term “hanging chad” and “butterfly ballot” during the Florida recount for the Presidential election. Florida was the last state to be verified for the election. What governmental entity ultimately decided the race for George W. Bush to become the 43rd President?
    • A. 

      The United States Supreme Court

    • B. 

      Supreme Court

    • C. 

      US Supreme Court

  • 8. 
    How many electoral votes does it take to win the Presidency and end eight years of the Bush Administration?
    • A. 

      270

    • B. 

      280

    • C. 

      290

    • D. 

      260