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US Election Quiz - 13 Oct

How well did you follow the US presidential race this week? Take this quiz to test your knowledge of the latest political news from the US.

Question 1
In what way did John McCain refer to Barack Obama during the debate in Nashville last Tuesday, creating a lot of controversy?
A: Young one
B: That one
C: Lanky one
Question 2
Oprah Winfrey has already had Barack Obama on her show. Which of the following has she said she'll invite to appear before election day?
A: Sarah Palin
B: Joe Biden
C: John McCain
D: None of the above
Question 3
Which woman recently made this statement, "I saw written someplace that people thought that I was kind of like a Stepford wife, and that couldn't be further from the truth...I'm anything but that."
A: Cindy McCain
B: Michelle Obama
C: Sarah Palin
D: Hillary Clinton
Question 4
Who told Jon Stewart, "I put myself in the position of a voter, and I tell him, if I don't believe you, I'm not voting for you, buddy."
A: Hillary Clinton
B: Michelle Obama
C: Cindy McCain
D: Sarah Palin
Question 5
Alaska's Legislative Council concluded its "Troopergate" investigation on Friday. What were its findings?
A: Mrs Palin did not abuse her power in pushing for the firing of an Alaska state trooper (who was divorced from her sister), but she did abuse her power in firing her public safety commissioner, Walt Monegan
B: Mrs Palin abused her power in pushing for the firing of an Alaska state trooper, but her firing of the public safety commissioner was found to be within her authority
C: Mrs Palin abused her power in pushing for the firing of an Alaska state trooper and in her firing of the public safety commissioner
Question 6
Which campaign released a video that accused an opponent of "bad judgement, blind ambition?"
A: Barack Obama
B: Independent candidate Ralph Nader
C: John McCain
D: Libertarian candidate Bob Barr
Question 7
Who campaigned with Joe Biden in Scranton, Pennsylvania?
A: Jimmy Carter
B: Bill and Hillary Clinton
C: Ted Kennedy
D: Spike Lee
Question 8
Which of the following did John McCain not list as his hero during the Nashville debate?
A: Teddy Roosevelt
B: Ronald Reagan
C: Elvis Presley
Question 9
What did CBS News reporter Dean Reynolds say about Barack Obama's campaign plane?
A: It is falling apart, the seatbelts won’t fasten, and a panel dropped off at take-off
B: The sound system, which blares U2 and Cat Stevens, is unbearably loud
C: It is cramped, uncomfortable and smells terrible most of the time
Question 10
The executive producer of which television show is reported to have donated money to John McCain's campaign?
A: The West Wing
B: Saturday Night Live
C: Sex and the City

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Obama - Democrat
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McCain - Republican
173
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