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Trivia Quiz - Sarah Palin: Fiesty GOP Leader!

How much do you know about fiery Alaska governor and GOP Vice Presidential candidate, Sarah Palin?

Quiz Number: 2832
Date Submitted: September 06, 2008
Quiz Categories: American Government
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 56.7 percent
Times Taken: 1,356 times
Taken by Registered Users: 21
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1. Sarah Palin's maiden name is Heath. As a point guard and captain of the her high school's basketball team, she earned a nicknamed because of her intense play. What was her nickname?
  A.   Sarah Barracuda
  B.   Super Sarah
  C.   Sarah Shark
  D.   Heater Heath

2. From what university did the Sarah graduate?
  A.   University of Alaska Anchorage
  B.   University of Idaho
  C.   Washington State University
  D.   University of Alaska Fairbanks

3. Sarah married her high school sweetheart in 1988. What was his name?
  A.   Tim
  B.   Ted
  C.   Tom
  D.   Todd

4. Sarah is a self-described:
  A.   hockey mom
  B.   soccer mom
  C.   baseball mom
  D.   football mom

5. In 1996, Sarah Palin was elected mayor of her home town. What's the name of the town?
  A.   Palmer, Alaska
  B.   Anchorage, Alaska
  C.   Wasilla, Alaska
  D.   Juneau, Alaska

6. In 2002, Sarah Palin made an unsuccessful bid for what Alaska government position?
  A.   governor
  B.   lieutenant governor
  C.   state senator
  D.   secretary of state

7. In 2006, Sarah Palin was elected Governor of Alaska. Which of the following is not true about her governership?
  A.   She became Alaska's first female governor
  B.   She became Alaska's youngest-ever governor, aged 42
  C.   She became the first Alaskan governor born after Alaska achieved U.S. statehood
  D.   She became the first Alaska governor that was born outside of Alaska

8. Following through on a campaign promise, Alaska governor Sarah Palin sold the state's corporate jet meant for executive travel. How did she sell it?
  A.   eBay
  B.   aircraft broker
  C.   Craig's List
  D.   Amazon

9. Which of the following is not a political position of Sarah Palin?
  A.   she supports the teaching of creationism in K-12 schools, not evolution
  B.   she supports capital punishment
  C.   she opposes same-sex marriage
  D.   she supports the right to keep and bear arms

10. Sarah Palin ran as the Republican nominee for Vice President of the United States in 2008. Who was her running mate?
  A.   John McCain
  B.   Mitt Romney
  C.   Mike Huckabee
  D.   Ron Paul®   

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