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California gubernatorial election, 1966: Quiz


Question 1: After his re-election victory over Richard Nixon in 1962, he was strongly considered to be Lyndon Johnson's running mate in 1964, a spot that eventually went to ________.
Lyndon B. JohnsonHubert HumphreyEdmund MuskieWalter Mondale

Question 2: Incumbent Governor
Earl WarrenJerry BrownGeorge DeukmejianPat Brown

Question 3: The Republicans seized upon Brown's sudden unpopularity by nominating a well known and charismatic political outsider - actor ________.
Ronald ReaganGeorge H. W. BushGerald FordRichard Nixon

Question 4: As Reagan's lead in the polls increased, Brown began to panic and made a gaffe when he told a group of school children that an actor, John Wilkes Booth, had killed ________.
Ulysses S. GrantAndrew JohnsonAbraham LincolnGerald Ford

Question 5: However, Brown's popularity began to sag amidst the civil disorders of the ________ and the early anti-Vietnam war demonstrations at U.C.
Los Angeles Police Department1992 Los Angeles riotsLos AngelesWatts Riots

Question 6: The election was a contest between incumbent Governor ________, the Democratic candidate, and actor Ronald Reagan, the Republican candidate.
George DeukmejianJerry BrownEarl WarrenPat Brown

Question 7: Governor-elect
Gerald FordRichard NixonRonald ReaganGeorge H. W. Bush


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