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How well do you know Huck­abee and Car­son?

- By An­thony Man Staff writer

With Ben Car­son, of West Palm Beach, and Mike Huck­abee, of Santa Rosa Beach, ready to de­clare their in­tent to start their cam­paigns, here’s a chance to test your knowl­edge of Car­son and Huck­abee — and what they bring to the pres­i­den­tial race. Find the an­swers at bot­tom of the page.

1. Which Florida res­i­dent who wants to be pres­i­dent in 2016 en­dorsed Mike Huck­abee when he ran for pres­i­dent in 2008?

A. Marco Ru­bio (He was then speaker of the Florida House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives and a strong sup­porter of Huck­abee.) B. Ben Car­son C. Jeb Bush

2. Which can­di­date praised Bey­once’s singing and danc­ing but chas­tised her and hus­band Jay Z for an uber-sex­u­al­ized per­for­mance with this com­ment: “Jay Z is a very shrewd busi­ness­man, but I won­der: Does it oc­cur to him that he is ar­guably cross­ing the line from hus­band to pimp by ex­ploit­ing his wife as a sex ob­ject?” A. Ben Car­son B. Mike Huck­abee

3. Who has been reg­is­tered to vote in Florida the long­est? A. Ben Car­son B. Mike Huck­abee

4. Who shares a home­town with a for­mer presi- dent? A. Ben Car­son B. Mike Huck­abee

5. Which can­di­date of­fered this anal­y­sis of the protests-turned-loot­ing and ri­ot­ing in Bal­ti­more: “The larger is­sue here is, how do you re­act when some­thing is wrong? If you have an un­pleas­ant ex­pe­ri­ence with a plumber, do you go out and de­clare a war on all plumbers? Or teach­ers or doc­tors? Of course not. And it makes no sense to do that with po­lice, ei­ther.” A. Ben Car­son B. Mike Huck­abee

6. Which Florida coun­ties are home to 2016 Repub­li­can pres­i­den­tial can­di­dates?

A. Miami-Dade, Beach, Santa Rosa

B. Miami-Dade, Beach, Wal­ton

C. Hills­bor­ough, Beach, Santa Rosa

Palm

Palm

Palm

7. Which recipe /diet books have been writ­ten by a Florida pres­i­den­tial can­di­date?

A. “God, Guns, Gravy”

B. “Quit Dig­ging Your Grave with a Knife and Fork” C. Both D. Nei­ther

Grits, and

8. Which can­di­date is lead­ing in the lat­est Iowa poll (home to the first con­test of the Repub­li­can nom­i­na­tion)? A. Marco Ru­bio B. Mike Huck­abee C. Ben Car­son D. Jeb Bush

9. Which can­di­date cre­ated a sen­sa­tion on the right and firestorm on the left with a Na­tional Prayer Break­fast speech? A. Ben Car­son B. Mike Huck­abee

10. Which Florida pres­i­den­tial can­di­date has never held public of­fice? A. Ben Car­son B. Mike Huck­abee

11. What per­cent­age of Repub­li­cans has never heard of Mike Huck­abee? A. 8 per­cent B. 21 per­cent C. 34 per­cent

12. Which can­di­date has said that peo­ple “go into pri­son straight, and when they come out they’re gay” and “Bend over and take it like a prisoner!” al­lud­ing to rape or sex­ual ac­tiv­ity in pri­son? A. Ben Car­son B. Mike Huck­abee C. Both D. Nei­ther

13. Who has the small­est num­ber of Twit­ter fol­low­ers, as of April 30? A. Marco Ru­bio B. Mike Huck­abee C. Ben Car­son D. Jeb Bush

14. Which one of th­ese books was not writ­ten by Ben Car­son?

A. “One Na­tion: What We Can All Do to Save Amer­ica’s Fu­ture”

B. “A More

Per­fect Union: What We the Peo­ple Can Do to Re­claim Our Con­sti­tu­tional Lib­er­ties”

C. “Amer­i­can Dreams: Restor­ing Eco­nomic Op­por­tu­nity for Ev­ery­one”

15. Which can­di­date has ap­peared on the HBO show “Real Time,” hosted by ul­tra-lib­eral host Bill Ma­her, to pro­mote his most re­cent book? A. Ben Car­son B. Mike Huck­abee

16. What per­cent­age of Repub­li­cans have never heard of Ben Car­son? A. 54 per­cent B. 35 per­cent C. 24 per­cent

17. Which of th­ese books was not writ­ten by Mike Huck­abee?

A. “A Sim­ple Gov­ern­ment: Twelve Things We Re­ally Need from Wash­ing­ton (and a Tril­lion That We Don’t!)”

B. “Char­ac­ter Makes a Dif­fer­ence: Where I’m From, Where I’ve Been, and What I Be­lieve”

C. “From Hope to Higher Ground: My Vi­sion for Restor­ing Amer­ica’s Great­ness”

D. “An Mem­oir”

Amer­i­can

Son:

18. Which non-Florid­ian is plan­ning to an­nounce a can­di­dacy for the Repub­li­can nom­i­na­tion this week?

A. Carly Fio­r­ina, for­mer Hewlett-Packard CEO

B. John Ka­sich, Ohio gover­nor

C. Rick Sny­der, Michi­gan gover­nor

 ?? NATI HARNIK/AP ?? For­mer Arkansas Gov. Mike Huck­abee ran for pres­i­dent in 2012 and will do so again in 2016.
NATI HARNIK/AP For­mer Arkansas Gov. Mike Huck­abee ran for pres­i­dent in 2012 and will do so again in 2016.
 ?? AP FILE PHOTO ?? Dr. Ben Car­son, of West Palm Beach, will speak in on Mon­day about his pres­i­den­tial as­pi­ra­tions.
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AP FILE PHOTO Dr. Ben Car­son, of West Palm Beach, will speak in on Mon­day about his pres­i­den­tial as­pi­ra­tions. Detroit

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