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This Week In Political Trivia: May 27

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Our weekly NationalJournal. Com trivia quiz, powered by the Almanac of American Politics!

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When current Gov. Mitch Daniels, R-Ind., entered the Bush administration and left Eli Lilly and Company in 2001, how much money did he liquidate in stock holdings?
    • A. 

      $227 million

    • B. 

      $500 million

    • C. 

      $10 million

    • D. 

      $27 million

  • 2. 
    London and Dublin were the two largest Georgian cities in the 18th century. What American city ranked third?
    • A. 

      Boston

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

    • D. 

      Providence, R.I.

  • 3. 
    What member of Congress represents the town of Joplin, Mo., site of Sunday’s devastating tornado?
    • A. 

      Rep. Billy Long (R)

    • B. 

      Rep. Todd Akin (R)

    • C. 

      Rep. Jo Ann Emerson (R)

    • D. 

      Rep. Sam Graves (R)

  • 4. 
    What state governor worked as a part-time security guard while attending college?
    • A. 

      Gov. Pat Quinn, D-Ill.

    • B. 

      Gov. Susana Martinez, R-N.M.

    • C. 

      Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wis.

    • D. 

      Gov. Dan Malloy, D-Conn.

  • 5. 
    Who was the first member of Congress to set up a blog?
    • A. 

      Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif.

    • B. 

      Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y.

    • C. 

      Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va.

    • D. 

      Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.