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Trivia Quiz - Bernie Sanders - Political Maverick

In the 2016 Presidential race Bernie Sanders has surprised many with his strong showing and avowedly socialist stance. Test your knowledge of the man whose political legacy may be a surprising one.

Quiz Number: 5597
Date Submitted: March 28, 2016
Quiz Categories: History, American History, American Culture
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 57.1 percent
Times Taken: 21 times
Taken by Registered Users: 2

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1. In what U S city was Bernie Sanders born September 8, 1941?
  A.   New York
  B.   Atlantic City
  C.   Montpelier
  D.   Boston

2. In which Vermont city did Bernie Sanders begin his political career as mayor in 1981?
  A.   St Albans
  B.   Chelsea
  C.   Burlington
  D.   Montpelier

3. As a Vermont mayor, Bernie Sanders was described as what?
  A.   compassionate socialist
  B.   capitalist socialist
  C.   sidewalk socialist
  D.   sewer socialist

4. When Bernie Sanders was elected to the House of Representatives in 1990 what political party was he representing?
  A.   Socialist
  B.   Democratic
  C.   Republican
  D.   None - he ran as an independent

5. Who has been Bernie Sanders' wife since 1988?
  A.   Elizabeth O'Hara
  B.   Jane O'Meara
  C.   Audrey O'Hanlon
  D.   Mary O'Shaughnessy

6. Which of the following political themes is not one advanced by Bernie Sanders?
  A.   tax breaks for the wealthy
  B.   living wage
  C.   reducing homelessness
  D.   pro-peace

7. Which of the following political stances has not been one of Bernie Sanders'?
  A.   universal health care
  B.   reduction of global warming
  C.   international trade agreements
  D.   campaign finance reform

8. What is a slogan used by many of Bernie Sanders' supporters?
  A.   Bern, Baby, Bern
  B.   Feel the Berne
  C.   Bern For You
  D.   Bern It Up

9. On what issue is Bernie Sanders surprisingly to the right of centre?
  A.   health care
  B.   foreign affairs
  C.   gun control
  D.   education

10. If Bernie Sanders is elected U S President, which of the following will not be true of him?
  A.   The oldest elected President
  B.   The first Jewish-born President
  C.   The first President living in Vermont
  D.   The first President to have served in the House and the Senate®   

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