Competition Time!

Posted by Rebecca Mortimer - Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016




Want to be in with a chance of winning a copy of The VP Advantage? All you have to do is answer the 10 questions below and send them to [email protected]

The closing date for all entries is Wednesday 3rd February. The winner will be announced shortly afterwards on our website. Good luck!


  1. The first presidential campaign for which Hillary (Rodham) Clinton ever served as a campaign volunteer was that of:
  1. Barry Goldwater (1964)
  2. Bill Clinton (1992)
  3. John Kennedy (1960)
  4. Robert Kennedy (1968)


  1. Besides George W., how many brothers does Jeb Bush have?
  1. 0
  2. 1
  3.  2
  4. 3


  1. Donald Trump said while running for the Reform Party’s presidential nomination in 2000, and again while running for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination in 2016, that his ideal running mate would be:
  1. Bill Gates
  2. Clint Eastwood
  3. Hillary Clinton
  4. Oprah Winfrey


  1. As an 18-year-old college freshman, this 2016 presidential candidate wrote a letter to then-President Richard Nixon requesting to meet him at the White House, explaining “My parents would permit me to fly down and see you anytime and I know my grades wouldn’t suffer.” Nixon agreed, and the two met in the Oval Office three weeks later.
  1. Ben Carson
  2. Bernie Sanders
  3. Jeb Bush
  4. John Kasich


  1. Should Hillary Clinton win her party’s nomination in 2016, she will become the first Democratic or Republican presidential nominee to have previously served in a cabinet position since:
  1. Adlai Stevenson
  2. Herbert Hoover
  3. Hubert Humphrey
  4. William Jennings Bryan


  1. For the first time in 60 years, Dixville Notch will not be the first town in New Hampshire to cast its primary votes. Which town in New Hampshire will now be the first to cast its votes at midnight for the 2016 New Hampshire Primary?
  1. Hartsfield’s Landing
  2. Sugar Hill
  3. North Woodstock
  4. Millsfield


  1. Which Republican candidate was the first to officially declare that he/she was running for president?
  1. Carly Fiorina
  2. Ted Cruz
  3. Donald Trump
  4. Mike Huckabee


  1. In 1960, Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy were the first presidential candidates to engage in a televised debate. But who were the first vice presidential candidates to engage in a televised debate?
  1. Hubert Humphrey and William Miller
  2. Spiro Agnew and Edmund Muskie
  3. Spiro Agnew and Sargent Shriver
  4. Bob Dole and Walter Mondale


  1. Which of the following states allocates its Electoral College votes by congressional district?
  1. Arizona
  2. Louisiana
  3. Maine
  4. Tennessee


  1. Jeb Bush’s real name is:
  1. Jebediah Bush
  2. James Elliot Bush
  3. John Ellis Bush
  4. Jacob Ennis Bush

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