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2016 U.S. Presidential Candidates Quiz
by Staff
Presidential hopefuls are already hitting the campaign trail in a fiercely debated bid to be the United States' chief executive. How well do you know the candidates on the road to the White House? Take our quiz and find out!

As of Dec. 1, 2015, how many people were candidates in the United States' 2016 presidential election?

  • 18
  • 1409
  • 56

Which candidate said, "Everyday Americans need a champion, and I want to be that champion?"

  • Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Jeb Bush
  • Ben Carson

2016 presidential candidates who filed their intent with the Federal Election Commission include:

  • Jason Borne
  • Prince of Darkness
  • All of the above

Which candidate said, “I am now ready to fight for the people of the United States of America?"

  • Jim Gilmore
  • Carly Fiorina
  • Chris Christie

This presidential candidate is a former Baptist pastor:

  • Mike Huckabee
  • Chris Christie
  • Ben Carson

Which Republican candidate for president in 2016 was the governor of Virginia from 1998 to 2002:

  • Lindsey Graham
  • Jim Gilmore
  • John Kasich

This 2016 presidential candidate is currently a U.S. senator from South Carolina:

  • Jeb Bush
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Lindsey Graham

Which candidate said, “I will take nothing and no one for granted. I will run with heart. I will run to win?"

  • Martin O'Malley
  • Jeb Bush
  • Bernie Sanders

This candidate doesn't use a Teleprompter, even for State of the State addresses that last more than an hour:

  • John Kasich
  • Carly Fiorina
  • Jeb Bush

If elected, which candidate would become the fifth U.S. president to previously serve as governor of New York?

  • Bernie Sanders
  • Chris Christie
  • George Pataki

Which 2016 presidential candidate is also an ophthalmologist who performs free surgeries?

  • Rand Paul
  • Ben Carson
  • Donald Trump

Which candidate said, “The power of the American people as we stand up and fight for liberty knows no bounds?"

  • Carly Fiorina
  • Hillary Clinton
  • Ted Cruz

Which 2016 presidential candidate was previously the CEO of a Fortune 500 company?

  • Carly Fiorina
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Ben Carson

Which candidate said, "I'm using my own money. I'm not using the lobbyists; I'm not using donors. I don't care. I'm really rich?"

  • Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Rand Paul
  • Donald Trump

This presidential candidate goes by a nickname derived from his initials:

  • Jeb Bush
  • Martin O'Malley
  • Ben Carson

Which candidate said, “I know that there is a difference between making a speech and making government accountable to the people who pay for it?"

  • Lindsey Graham
  • Mike Huckabee
  • Jim Gilmore

During the first Republican debate of 2016 presidential candidates, who said, "I'm the only one to separate Siamese twins ... the only one to take out half of a brain, though you would think that if you go to Washington that someone had beat me to it?"

  • Ben Carson
  • Rick Santorum
  • Marco Rubio

Which 2016 presidential candidate is a former U.S. secretary of state?

  • Carly Fiorina
  • Jeb Bush
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton

Which candidate said, “The time has come for our generation to lead the way towards a new American century?"

  • Marco Rubio
  • Rand Paul
  • George Pataki

Which 2016 presidential candidate's campaign slogan is "Defeat the Washington machine. Unleash the American dream"?

  • Rand Paul
  • Lindsey Graham

Which candidate said, “Working families don’t need another president tied to big government or big money?"

  • Rick Santorum
  • Donald Trump
  • John Kasich

This presidential candidate didn't move into the governor's mansion after being elected as New Jersey's top official:

  • Jeb Bush
  • Chris Christie
  • Marco Rubio

This 2016 presidential candidate is the lead performer in a rock band:

  • Donald Trump
  • Martin O'Malley
  • Carly Fiorina

"I want to be president to protect our nation that we all love so much from all threats foreign and domestic" was said during which candidate's 2016 bid for the White House?

  • George Pataki
  • Mike Huckabee
  • Lindsey Graham

Which candidate said, “I think people should be a little bit careful underestimating me?"

  • Ben Carson
  • Bernie Sanders
  • Martin O'Malley

This candidate once recorded an album featuring folk music:

  • Bernie Sanders
  • Jeb Bush
  • Ted Cruz

Which 2016 presidential candidate's campaign slogan is, "New possibilities. Real leadership?"

  • Donald Trump.
  • Carly Fiorina
  • John Kasich

Which candidate said, “We must save our country now. And we will do that by rebuilding the dream?"

  • Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Bernie Sanders
  • Martin O'Malley

A board game was named after which candidate making a White House bid in 2016?

  • Bernie Sanders
  • Donald Trump
  • Chris Christie

Which candidate said, “I’m probably never going to be politically correct because I’m not a politician?"

  • Ted Cruz
  • Ben Carson
  • Chris Christie