How well do you know the 2016 U.S. election?

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The 2016 U.S. Presidential election has been a strange one. Sometimes entertaining, sometimes chaotic and sometimes downright frightening, 2016 will go down in history as one of the most turbulent in American history.

How well do you know the election? Can you name all of the candidates? Do you know who is from what state, who was elected to what positions and who has the smallest hands? (It's Trump. Trump has weirdly small hands. Now you know.) Anyway, take this quiz to find out how accurate your 2016 election knowledge is.

Created by: netricsa
  1. Including those who have dropped out, how many candidates have run in the 2016 election?
  2. Which of the following positions has Hillary Clinton NOT held?
  3. Bernie Sanders won his first political election in 1981, becoming the Mayor of which Vermont city?
  4. What does the J in Donald J. Trump stand for?
  5. Two of this year's candidates, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, are the children of immigrants from which country?
  6. Martin O'Malley was the Governor of which state?
  7. Jeb Bush is known for being the younger brother of George W. Bush. How old was George W. when Jeb was born?
  8. Before becoming Governor of Ohio, John Kasich hosted a Fox News show named...
  9. Which 1968 folk rock song was used in a Bernie Sanders ad shortly before voting began in Iowa?
  10. What is Lincoln Chafee's middle name?
  11. Who are the oldest and youngest candidates?
  12. Which of the following accurately describes the results of the Iowa caucuses?
  13. Over 180,000 votes were cast in the Iowa Republican Caucus, but former Virginia governor Jim Gilmore only received...
  14. What is Ted Cruz's full name?
  15. At a campaign rally, Marco Rubio told the crowd that Donald Trump had oddly small hands and then said, "you know what they say about men with small hands..."
  16. Which of the following statements is FALSE?
  17. Only two of the 2016 candidates ever served in the military. Which candidates were they?
  18. Carly Fiorina was the CEO of which company?
  19. Lincoln Chafee is a distant relative of which former President?
  20. As a college freshman, John Kasich wrote a letter to the President of the United States, who agreed to a short meeting with the eighteen-year-old. Which President was this?
  21. Which of the following statements is FALSE?
  22. What kind of surgeon is Ben Carson?
  23. Screenwriter and director Craig Mazin shared a room with one of the candidates in college and has repeatedly criticized his former roommate on Twitter. Who was the roommate?
  24. New Jersey governor Chris Christie is a huge fan of a music artist from his state and has attended over 120 of this artist's concerts. The artist in question is...
  25. Rand Paul's father ran for President in 1988, 2008 and 2012. His name is...

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