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This Week In Political Trivia: Oct. 14

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This Week In Political Trivia: Oct. 14

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  • 1. 
    About how much money did Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., once get paid to pose in Cosmopolitan magazine?
    • A. 

      $500

    • B. 

      $1,000

    • C. 

      $2,000

    • D. 

      $5,000

  • 2. 
    What Hawaii politician was founder and publisher of the Moloka’i Free Press?
    • A. 

      Former Gov. Linda Lingle, R-Hawaii

    • B. 

      Gov. Neil Abercrombie, D-Hawaii

    • C. 

      Former Rep. Ed Case, D-Hawaii

    • D. 

      Former Rep. Charles Djou, R-Hawaii

  • 3. 
    What former senator said that enemies in the war on terrorism “drive taxicabs in the daytime and kill at night”?
    • A. 

      Former Sen. Norm Coleman, R-Minn.

    • B. 

      Former Sen. Jim Bunning, R-Ky.

    • C. 

      Former Sen. Conrad Burns, R-Mont.

    • D. 

      Former Sen. Jim Talent, R-Mo.

  • 4. 
    What senator was the principal author of the Internal Security Act of 1950, aimed at Communists in the U.S.?
    • A. 

      Sen. Joseph McCarthy, R-Wis.

    • B. 

      Sen. Ralph Flanders, R-Vt.

    • C. 

      Sen. Pat McCarran, D-Nev.

    • D. 

      Sen. Arthur Watkins, R-Utah

  • 5. 
    What former gold miner later became a senator from Nevada and chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee?
    • A. 

      Sen. Paul Laxalt, R-Nev.

    • B. 

      Sen. Alan Bible, D-Nev.

    • C. 

      Sen. Ernest S. Brown, R-Nev.

    • D. 

      Sen. Key Pittman, D-Nev.

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