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This Week In Political Trivia: Jan. 13, 2012

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This Week In Political Trivia: Jan. 13, 2012

How well do you know the facts and faces behind this week's political news? Find out with our weekly trivia quiz, powered by the Almanac of American Politics!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the 2008 Republican primary in New Hampshire, Ron Paul finished in what place?
    • A. 

      Second

    • B. 

      Third

    • C. 

      Fourth

    • D. 

      Fifth

  • 2. 
    What percent of the country’s population is New Hampshire?
    • A. 

      .27 percent

    • B. 

      .43 percent

    • C. 

      .54 percent

    • D. 

      .57 percent

  • 3. 
    Gridlock and disruption forced the adjournment of the 1860 Democratic National Convention in what city?
    • A. 

      Charleston, S.C.

    • B. 

      Savannah, Ga.

    • C. 

      Raleigh, N.C.

    • D. 

      Richmond, Va.

  • 4. 
    What member of Congress is a former lifeguard who once saved former Speaker Jim Wright off the shore of Hawaii?
    • A. 

      Rep. Elton Gallegly, R-Calif.

    • B. 

      Rep. Wally Herger, R-Calif.

    • C. 

      Rep. Jerry Lewis, R-Calif.

    • D. 

      Rep. Dennis Cardoza, D-Calif.