How Much Do You Know About North Carolina Politics?

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Can you answer 10 questions about North Carolina politics?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following presidents is NOT claimed by the state of North Carolina?
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      Zachary Taylor

    • C. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • D. 

      James K. Polk

  • 2. 
    What is the name of the longtime political column of The (Raleigh) News & Observer? 
    • A. 

      Around the Dome

    • B. 

      Behind the Dome

    • C. 

      Under the Dome

    • D. 

      Beneath the Dome

  • 3. 
    How many terms did Jesse Helms serve in the U.S. Senate?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Five

    • D. 

      Six

  • 4. 
    Which of the following North Carolina politicians DID NOT run for president?
    • A. 

      Jim Hunt

    • B. 

      John Edwards

    • C. 

      Elizabeth Dole

    • D. 

      Terry Sanford

  • 5. 
    Which North Carolinian ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate twice?
    • A. 

      Marc Basnight

    • B. 

      Erskine Bowles

    • C. 

      Mike Easley

    • D. 

      Richard Burr

  • 6. 
    Who won the 2008 North Carolina Democratic presidential primary?
    • A. 

      Hillary Clinton

    • B. 

      Barack Obama

    • C. 

      John Edwards

    • D. 

      Chris Dodd

  • 7. 
    Which North Carolina senator headed an investigation into the Watergate scandal?
    • A. 

      Everett Jordan

    • B. 

      Clyde Hoey

    • C. 

      Sam Ervin

    • D. 

      Robert Morgan

  • 8. 
    How many Congressional districts are in North Carolina?
    • A. 

      Thirteen

    • B. 

      Fourteen

    • C. 

      Fifteen

    • D. 

      Sixteen

  • 9. 
    Which North Carolina city will host the 2012 Democratic presidential convention?
    • A. 

      Greensboro

    • B. 

      Raleigh

    • C. 

      New Bern

    • D. 

      Charlotte

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT a North Carolina newspaper?
    • A. 

      Raleigh News & Observer

    • B. 

      Charlotte Observer

    • C. 

      Greensboro Observer-News

    • D. 

      Fayetteville Observer