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This Week In Political Trivia: Sept. 16

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This Week In Political Trivia: Sept. 16

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

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What current member of Congress, while working for Goldman Sachs, left his office against company orders on September 11, 2001 to provide assistance to victims?
    • A. 

      Rep. Bob Turner, R-N.Y.

    • B. 

      Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn.

    • C. 

      Rep. Albio Sires, D-N.J.

    • D. 

      Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y.

  • 2. 
    What minority group makes up the largest percentage of the population in New York’s 9th Congressional District: African-Americans, Hispanics, or Asians?
    • A. 

      African-Americans

    • B. 

      Hispanics

    • C. 

      Asians

  • 3. 
    What member of Congress represented the general area of New York’s current 9th Congressional District from 1979-1985?
    • A. 

      Rep. Geraldine Ferraro, D-N.Y.

    • B. 

      Rep. James J. Delaney, D-N.Y.

    • C. 

      Rep. Thomas J. Manton, D-N.Y.

    • D. 

      Rep. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.

  • 4. 
    Excluding single-member states, what is the largest congressional district in the nation?
    • A. 

      Oregon's 2nd Congressional district

    • B. 

      Colorado's 3rd Congressional district

    • C. 

      Nevada's 2nd Congressional district

    • D. 

      Minnesota's 8th Congressional district

  • 5. 
    What U.S. senator worked on Jerry Springer's 1982 run for governor in Ohio?
    • A. 

      Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio

    • B. 

      Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y.

    • C. 

      Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.

    • D. 

      Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash.

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