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This Week In Political Trivia: August 5

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  • 1. 
    What member of Congress succeeded former Rep. Chris Chocola, R-Ind., in Indiana's 2nd Congressional District?
    • A. 

      Rep. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind.

    • B. 

      Rep. Steve Buyer, R-Ind.

    • C. 

      Rep. Dan Burton, R-Ind.

    • D. 

      Rep. Mike Pence, R-Ind.

  • 2. 
    What member of Congress grew up in Waxahachie, Texas, in a three-room shack with no plumbing or electricity?
    • A. 

      Rep. Al Green, D-Texas

    • B. 

      Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas

    • C. 

      Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo.

    • D. 

      Rep. Bobby Schilling, R-Ill.

  • 3. 
    What year was Vice President Joe Biden elected to the U.S. Senate?
    • A. 

      1968

    • B. 

      1970

    • C. 

      1972

    • D. 

      1974

  • 4. 
    What U.S. senator played basketball for the Harvard Crimson?
    • A. 

      Sen. David Vitter, R-La.

    • B. 

      Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa.

    • C. 

      Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn.

    • D. 

      Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va.

  • 5. 
    Who is the third most senior Republican Senator?
    • A. 

      Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss.

    • B. 

      Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah

    • C. 

      Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind.

    • D. 

      Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa