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This Week In Political Trivia: Jan. 13, 2012

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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!

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.