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This Week In Political Trivia: Feb. 4

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  • 1. 
    What member of Congress, after winning a close election in 2008, received a congratulatory call from President-elect Obama but hung up on him, assuming it was a prank call?
    • A. 

      Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb.

    • B. 

      Rep. Leonard Lance, R-N.J.

    • C. 

      Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla.

    • D. 

      Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn.

  • 2. 
    What new senator worked on the Central American peace process for the State Department?
    • A. 

      Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.

    • B. 

      Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.

    • C. 

      Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio

    • D. 

      Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill.

  • 3. 
    Legendary Green Bay Packers Head Coach Vince Lombardi grew up in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn, which is represented by what New York member of Congress?
    • A. 

      Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y.

    • B. 

      Rep. Edolphus Towns, D-N.Y.

    • C. 

      Rep. Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y.

    • D. 

      Rep. Nydia Velázquez, D-N.Y.

  • 4. 
    The company of industrialist Jon Huntsman Sr., father of former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr., invented what kind of packaging for McDonald’s?
    • A. 

      Happy Meal boxes

    • B. 

      French fry containers

    • C. 

      Big Mac “clamshell”

    • D. 

      Hamburger wrapper

  • 5. 
    What member of Congress once played guitar and sang tenor with a band called the Budget Blues Boys?
    • A. 

      Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y.

    • B. 

      Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis.

    • C. 

      Rep. Thaddeus McCotter, R-Mich.

    • D. 

      Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Ky.