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This Week In Political Trivia: Nov. 18

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This Week In Political Trivia: Nov. 18

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

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who managed Indiana Republican Mike Pence’s unsuccessful challenge to John Boehner for House minority leader in 2006?
    • A. 

      Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash.

    • B. 

      Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas

    • C. 

      Then-Rep. Roy Blunt, R-Mo.

    • D. 

      Former Rep. John Shadegg, R-Ariz.

  • 2. 
    What politician has said that seeing the bones of thousands of soldiers at the ossuary at Verdun, France convinced him to pursue a career in politics?
    • A. 

      Jon Huntsman

    • B. 

      Mitt Romney

    • C. 

      Newt Gingrich

    • D. 

      Rick Santorum

  • 3. 
    What member of Congress decided to run for the state Senate after a group of conservatives known as the "Cave Men" persuaded him at a Black Angus restaurant?
    • A. 

      Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif.

    • B. 

      Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colo.

    • C. 

      Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho

    • D. 

      Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif.

  • 4. 
    Who did Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., succeed in the U.S. Senate?
    • A. 

      Sen. Brock Adams, R-Wash.

    • B. 

      Sen. Slade Gorton, R-Wash.

    • C. 

      Sen. Warren G. Magnuson, D-Wash.

    • D. 

      Sen. Daniel J. Evans, R-Wash.

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