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This Week In Political Trivia: Feb. 11

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Our weekly NationalJournal. Com trivia quiz, powered by the Almanac of American Politics!

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where did Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., grow up?
    • A. 

      Philadelphia

    • B. 

      Pittsburgh

    • C. 

      Providence, R.I.

    • D. 

      Harrisburg, Pa.

  • 2. 
    What member of Congress formerly worked in his family’s sporting goods business?
    • A. 

      Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J.

    • B. 

      Rep. Jon Runyan, R-N.J.

    • C. 

      Rep. Brad Sherman, D-Calif.

    • D. 

      Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla.

  • 3. 
    The congressional district of Rep. Chris Lee, R-N.Y. includes what nationally recognized prison?
    • A. 

      Sing Sing

    • B. 

      Attica

    • C. 

      Rikers Island

    • D. 

      Adirondack Correctional Facility

  • 4. 
    Who defeated Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., in a boxing match in 1967 at the Naval Academy?
    • A. 

      Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.

    • B. 

      Adm. Michael Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

    • C. 

      Former Rep. Joe Sestak, D-Pa.

    • D. 

      Oliver North

  • 5. 
    Before he was a U.S. congressman, the father of Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., also worked in what profession?
    • A. 

      Mayor of Bloomfield, Iowa

    • B. 

      School principal

    • C. 

      White House aide in the Eisenhower administration

    • D. 

      Restaurant owner