This Week In Political Trivia: May 6

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  • 1. 
    Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., worked as a page and campaign aide to what politician?
    • A. 

      Former Rep. Jon Hinson, R-Miss.

    • B. 

      Former Gov. Kirk Fordice, R-Miss.

    • C. 

      Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss.

    • D. 

      Former Sen. Trent Lott, R-Miss.


  • 2. 
    What senator said “Al-Qaida knows that we’ve got a lot of wimps in Congress?"
    • A. 

      Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C.

    • B. 

      Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.

    • C. 

      Sen. Bernard Sanders, I-Vt.

    • D. 

      Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn.


  • 3. 
    What congressman has been known to shoot off emails from his BlackBerry while waiting in the brush to shoot deer with his bow?
    • A. 

      Rep. Ben Chandler, D-Ky.

    • B. 

      Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colo.

    • C. 

      Rep. Charlie Bass, R-N.H.

    • D. 

      Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis.


  • 4. 
    When the ranking Republican spot on the House Ways and Means Committee opened up at the end of 2008, Michigan Rep. Dave Camp leapfrogged which more senior member?
    • A. 

      Rep. Jim Ramstad, R-Minn.

    • B. 

      Rep. Wally Herger, R-Calif.

    • C. 

      Rep. Sam Johnson, R-Texas

    • D. 

      Rep. Phil English, R-Pa.


  • 5. 
    Whose congressional district is home the birthplace of likely Osama bin Laden successor Anwar al-Awlaki?
    • A. 

      Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y. (9th District)

    • B. 

      Rep. Jerry Lewis, R-Calif. (41st District)

    • C. 

      Rep. Steve Pearce, R-N.M. (2nd District)

    • D. 

      Rep. Ben Quayle, R-Ariz. (3rd District)


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