Are You Ready For November? How Well Do You Know The Candidates?

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This quiz tests how well you know the candidates who are running for office. It includes Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, Ron Paul, and Gary Johnson.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who said, “I believe that marriage is the union between a man and a woman. Now, for me as a Christian — for me — for me as a Christian, it is also a sacred union. God’s in the mix."
    • A. 

      Barack Obama

    • B. 

      Mitt Romney

    • C. 

      Ron Paul

    • D. 

      Gary Johnson

  • 2. 
    Who said, "No, no, I like mandates. The mandates work."
    • A. 

      Barack Obama

    • B. 

      Mitt Romney

    • C. 

      Ron Paul

    • D. 

      Gary Johnson

  • 3. 
    Paul Ryan stood before congress and requested that TARP be passed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Mitt Romney has stated in the past that he supports cap and trade...
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

      If it was on the global level

    • C. 

      If it was on the local level

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 5. 
    Paul Ryan voted against making the Patriot Act permanent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Mitt Romney named this man as a parent of RomneyCare
    • A. 

      Himself

    • B. 

      Ted Kennedy

    • C. 

      George W. Bush

    • D. 

      He did not name anyone a parent of RomneyCare

  • 7. 
    Mitt Romney's health care plan included an individual mandate like the one found in PPACA.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Mitt Romney used taxpayer money to fund green energy programs
    • A. 

      True but they all succeeded.

    • B. 

      True and at least one failed.

    • C. 

      He invested his own money.

    • D. 

      He did not invest in green energy.

  • 9. 
    Paul Ryan requsted money from the Obama stimulus program for his home state.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Romney called his tax hikes
    • A. 

      Government fees

    • B. 

      Closing loopholes

    • C. 

      Both

  • 11. 
    Mitt Romney opposed TARP.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    This candidate balanced the budget in his home state without raising taxes.
    • A. 

      Barack Obama

    • B. 

      Mitt Romney

    • C. 

      Gary Johnson

    • D. 

      None

  • 13. 
    Under Barack Obama the military has launched drone attacks on which nation?
    • A. 

      Afghanistan

    • B. 

      Libya & Afghanistan

    • C. 

      Pakistan

    • D. 

      Somalia

    • E. 

      All of these

  • 14. 
    Barack Obama rejected a former VP and lobbist for Monsanto from being the senior advisor to the commissioner at the FDA.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The following voted for NDAA.
    • A. 

      Paul Ryan

    • B. 

      Ron Paul

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 16. 
    The following candidates want to end the war on drugs.
    • A. 

      Mitt Romney

    • B. 

      Gary Johnson

    • C. 

      Ron Paul

    • D. 

      Barack Obama

  • 17. 
    Ron Paul voted against no child left behind.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Who said, "matter of fact, I'd like to see all governments out of the marriage question. I don't think it's a state function, I think it's a religious function"
    • A. 

      Ron Paul

    • B. 

      Gary Johnson

    • C. 

      Mitt Romney

    • D. 

      Barack Obama

  • 19. 
    Who said, "Balance the federal budget now, not 15 years from now, not 20 years from now, but now. And throw out the entire federal tax system, replace it with a fair tax, a consumption tax, that by all measurements is just that. It's fair."  
    • A. 

      Gary Johnson

    • B. 

      Mitt Romney

    • C. 

      Ron Paul

    • D. 

      Barack Obama

  • 20. 
    Gary Johnson is running under the
    • A. 

      Republican Party

    • B. 

      Democratic Party

    • C. 

      Constitution Party

    • D. 

      Libertarian Party

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