How Well Do You Know Bernie Sanders?

With the 2016 election heating up, it's time to test your knowledge on this current candidate! Do you think you know Bernie Sanders well? Take this quiz and find out!
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What state is Senator Bernie Sanders from?
New York
Vermont
Maine
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Which political group was Sanders an organizer for in college?
Socialist Labor Party
Black Panthers
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
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What did Sanders do immediately after he graduated from the University of Chicago?
Lived in a kibbutz in Israel
Joined the Peace Corp
Fulbright in Israel
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What was Sanders' first elected office in Vermont?
Governor of Vermont
Mayor of Burlington
Burlington city counsel
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How many years did Sanders serve in the House of Representatives?
12
16
8
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How does Sanders self-describe his political orientation?
Democrat
Independent Democrat
Democratic socialist
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True or False: Sanders voted to authorize the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
True
False
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Sanders has been criticized by his 2016 Democratic primary opponents for his stance on _________.
Free trade
Healthcare
Gun control
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What is Sanders’ position on the federal minimum wage?
Raise it to $12 per hour
Raise it to $15 per hour
Raise it to $10 per hour
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Sanders was cheered for declaring that the American people are “sick and tired” of hearing about _______.
Hillary Clinton's emails
Donald Trump's craziness
Wall Street and money
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What does Sanders believe is the greatest threat to national security?
China
Climate change
Isis
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Sanders once spoke on the Senate floor for more than eight hours in opposition to __________.
A bill rolling back regulations on Wall Street
The patriot act
Tax cuts for the wealthy
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are Bernie bright! Okay, so you might not know where Senator Sanders stands on some issues and you were a little murky on his past, but you still demonstrated a strong base knowledge on this popular candidate. Study up on this years contenders and you'll be a true ace in no time!

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Based on the results of this quiz you are a true Sanders savant! When it comes to Senator Bernie Sanders you know way more than the average American about his policies, past, and plans for the future. We commend you for know the American political candidates well!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are truly Bernie brainy! When it comes to Senator Bernie Sanders, you know just about all there is to know. From his position on policy to the past that shaped him into who he is, you know this candidate better than just about anyone else. Well done!

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1
What state is Senator Bernie Sanders from?
New York
Vermont
Maine
2
Which political group was Sanders an organizer for in college?
Socialist Labor Party
Black Panthers
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
3
What did Sanders do immediately after he graduated from the University of Chicago?
Lived in a kibbutz in Israel
Joined the Peace Corp
Fulbright in Israel
4
What was Sanders' first elected office in Vermont?
Governor of Vermont
Mayor of Burlington
Burlington city counsel
5
How many years did Sanders serve in the House of Representatives?
12
16
8
6
How does Sanders self-describe his political orientation?
Democrat
Independent Democrat
Democratic socialist
7
True or False: Sanders voted to authorize the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
True
False
8
Sanders has been criticized by his 2016 Democratic primary opponents for his stance on _________.
Free trade
Healthcare
Gun control
9
What is Sanders’ position on the federal minimum wage?
Raise it to $12 per hour
Raise it to $15 per hour
Raise it to $10 per hour
10
Sanders was cheered for declaring that the American people are “sick and tired” of hearing about _______.
Hillary Clinton's emails
Donald Trump's craziness
Wall Street and money
11
What does Sanders believe is the greatest threat to national security?
China
Climate change
Isis
12
Sanders once spoke on the Senate floor for more than eight hours in opposition to __________.
A bill rolling back regulations on Wall Street
The patriot act
Tax cuts for the wealthy