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This Week In Political Trivia: Nov. 11

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This Week In Political Trivia: Nov. 11

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

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The father of Gov. Steve Beshear, D-Ky., was a Baptist minister and mayor. Can you name one of his other professions?
    • A. 

      Truck driver

    • B. 

      Funeral director

    • C. 

      Butcher

    • D. 

      Blacksmith

  • 2. 
    In a 2001 ballot proposal, what percentage of Mississippi voters decided to retain the Confederate battle cross on its state flag?
    • A. 

      25 percent

    • B. 

      45 percent

    • C. 

      65 percent

    • D. 

      85 percent

  • 3. 
    What governor became a devout Christian after his parents were killed by a drunk driver?
    • A. 

      Gov. Jerry Brown, D-Calif.

    • B. 

      Gov. Bob McDonnell, R-Va.

    • C. 

      Gov. Haley Barbour, R-Miss.

    • D. 

      Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio

  • 4. 
    In what congressional district is Penn State’s main campus located?
    • A. 

      Pennsylvania’s 3rd District

    • B. 

      Pennsylvania’s 4th District

    • C. 

      Pennsylvania’s 5th District

    • D. 

      Pennsylvania’s 6th District

  • 5. 
    Newly-elected Gov. Phil Bryant, R-Miss., earned his undergraduate degree in what subject at The University of Southern Mississippi?
    • A. 

      Criminal justice

    • B. 

      Political science

    • C. 

      Pre-med

    • D. 

      Agricultural sciences

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