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This Week In Political Trivia: July 29

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What U.S. state is home to the highest percentage of Norweigian Americans?
    • A. 

      Minnesota

    • B. 

      North Dakota

    • C. 

      South Dakota

    • D. 

      Wiconsin

  • 2. 
    What member of Congress was formerly executive director of a state youth suicide prevention commission?
    • A. 

      Rep. Joe Walsh, R-Ill.

    • B. 

      Rep. David Wu, D-Ore.

    • C. 

      Rep. Mike Ross, D-Ark.

    • D. 

      Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas

  • 3. 
    What member of Congress, at age 19, won $5,000 in a state lottery and invested it in a deli?
    • A. 

      Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.

    • B. 

      Rep. Bobby Schilling, R-Ill.

    • C. 

      Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La.

    • D. 

      Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif.

  • 4. 
    What member of Congress met his wife while spending three days in jail?
    • A. 

      Rep. Luis GutiƩrrez, D-Ill.

    • B. 

      Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga.

    • C. 

      Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C.

    • D. 

      Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y.

  • 5. 
    At age 15, current Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., volunteered on what New Jersey gubernatorial campaign?
    • A. 

      Thomas Kean

    • B. 

      Brendan Byrne

    • C. 

      James Florio

    • D. 

      William T. Cahill