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Trivia Quiz - Classic Political Insults

Great trivia quiz featuring ten classic political insults from near and far. Match the quotes with the wits who made them.

Quiz Number: 3478
Date Submitted: October 05, 2010
Quiz Categories: History
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 40 percent
Times Taken: 37 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6

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Classic Political Insults
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1. "I knew Jack Kennedy.......... Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy."
  A.   Joe Biden
  B.   Lloyd Bentsen
  C.   Barry Goldwater
  D.   Michael Dukakis

2. "He is a sheep in sheep's clothing"
  A.   David Lloyd George
  B.   Harry Truman
  C.   Winston Churchill
  D.   Benjamin Disraeli

3. "If Richard Nixon ever caught himself telling the truth, he'd tell a lie just to keep his hand in."
  A.   Harry Truman
  B.   Hubert Humphrey
  C.   Lyndon Johnson
  D.   Adlai Stevenson

4. "Do you think if I had two faces, I'd be wearing this one?"
  A.   George Washington
  B.   Thomas Jefferson
  C.   Ulysses Grant
  D.   Abraham Lincoln

5. "He is the kind of politician who could cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation."
  A.   Adlai Stevenson
  B.   Thomas Dewey
  C.   Franklin Roosevelt
  D.   Dwight Eisenhower

6. "He played football too long without a helmet."
  A.   Lyndon Johnson
  B.   Walter Mondale
  C.   Bob Dole
  D.   Spirow Agnew

7. "He's all tip and no iceberg."
  A.   Gough Whitlam
  B.   Peter Costello
  C.   Paul Keating
  D.   Malcolm Fraser

8. "He couldn't lead a flock of homing pigeons."
  A.   Jim Killen
  B.   Fred Daly
  C.   Arthur Calwell
  D.   Malcolm Fraser

9. "If (he) fell into the Thames, that would be a misfortune. If someone pulled him out, that would be a calamity."
  A.   William Gladstone
  B.   Benjamin Disraeli
  C.   Aneurin Bevan
  D.   David Lloyd George

10. "I have spent much of my life fighting the Germans and fighting the politicians. It is much easier to fight the Germans."
  A.   George S. Patton
  B.   Omar Bradley
  C.   Bernard Montgomery
  D.   Dwight Eisenhower®   

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