This Week In Political Trivia: June 17

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  • 1. 
    What state cast the nation's highest percentages for third-party presidential candidate Ross Perot in 1992 and 1996?
    • A. 

      Texas

    • B. 

      New Hampshire

    • C. 

      Maine

    • D. 

      Alaska


  • 2. 
    What current governor was both a cheerleader and an animal science major while in college?
    • A. 

      Gov. Christine Gregoire, D-Wash.

    • B. 

      Gov. C. L. "Butch" Otter, R-Idaho

    • C. 

      Gov. Dennis Daugaard, R-S.D.

    • D. 

      Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas


  • 3. 
    Who holds the distinction of being the first woman in Congress to earn a black belt in martial arts?
    • A. 

      Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y.

    • B. 

      Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, D-N.Y.

    • C. 

      Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.

    • D. 

      Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla.


  • 4. 
    What member of Congress, as a young man, decided to join the Coast Guard after wrecking his father's car?
    • A. 

      Rep. Howard Coble, R-N.C.

    • B. 

      Former Rep. Gene Taylor, D-Miss.

    • C. 

      Former Rep. Bill Delahunt, D-Mass.

    • D. 

      Former Rep. Rob Simmons, R-Conn.


  • 5. 
    What U.S. senator was inspired to help form a non-profit organization, aiming to get low-income families into affordable housing, after a church mission trip to Haiti?
    • A. 

      Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va.

    • B. 

      Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn.

    • C. 

      Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J.

    • D. 

      Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.


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