Quiz: Getting to Know Barack Obama

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If there's one clear message Sen. Barack Obama wants to get across to the voters, it's that he represents change. He also wants America to know that he's the candidate who can unite the U.S. government. So how will he do it if he's elected president?

In what year was Barack Obama born?

Barack Obama was born in 1961.

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Which of the following institutes did Barack Obama attend?

Barack Obama attended Columbia University.

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Barack Obama's political career began in 1997, when he became:

Barack Obama's political career began in 1997, when he became an Illinois state senator.

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In 2006, Barack Obama voted for H.R. 6061. What did this vote concern?

Barack Obama voted for H.R. 6061, which concerned the construction of a fence along the U.S./Mexico border.

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Of the following issues pertaining to ethics and morality, which did Barack Obama vote against?

Barack Obama voted against a Constitutional amendment that would've given Congress the power to outlaw flag desecration.

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In regard to Barack Obama's presidential agenda and plans for foreign policy, which of the following is not one of his goals?

Barack Obama's presidential agenda includes foreign policy goals like seeking talks with Iran and Syria and insulating the CIA from politics. Continuing military involvement in Iraq is not one of his goals.

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Of the following statements about Barack Obama's fundraising, which is not true:

It is not true that the Obama campaign has not received many donations through online contributions.

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When Barack Obama selected Joe Biden as his running mate, critics pointed out that:

When Barack Obama selected Joe Biden as his running mate, critics pointed out that Biden had openly criticized Obama's lack of foreign policy experience.

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Of the following books, which was not penned by Barack Obama?

Barack Obama wrote "The Audacity of Hope" and "Dreams from My Father." He didn't write "Common Sense."

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Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have how many children?

Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have two daughters.

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