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This Week In Political Trivia: Sept. 9

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

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Of the Deep South states (defined here as Alabama, South Carolina, Georgia, Louisiana, and Mississippi), what was the only state to vote for Richard Nixon over George Wallace in the 1968 presidential election?
    • A. 

      Alabama

    • B. 

      South Carolina

    • C. 

      Georgia

    • D. 

      Louisiana

    • E. 

      Mississippi

  • 2. 
    In what place did Mitt Romney finish in the 2008 presidential primary in South Carolina?
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Third

    • D. 

      Fourth

  • 3. 
    What member of Congress is the daughter of a Holocaust survivor who painted portraits of Gypsies and other prisoners at Auschwitz?
    • A. 

      Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz.

    • B. 

      Rep. Shelley Berkley, D-Nev.

    • C. 

      Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla.

    • D. 

      Rep. Allyson Schwartz, D-Pa.

  • 4. 
    In his four presidential election contests at the top of the ticket, how many times did Franklin Roosevelt win his home region of Upstate New York?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

    • E. 

      4

  • 5. 
    Who did New York City Mayor Ed Koch endorse in the 1988 Democratic presidential primary?
    • A. 

      Al Gore

    • B. 

      Michael Dukakis

    • C. 

      Joe Biden

    • D. 

      Jesse Jackson