The Ultimate U.S. Government Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the chairman of the Judiciary Committee during Clinton's second term?
    • A. 

      Henry Hyde

    • B. 

      John Conyers

    • C. 

      Newt Gingrich

    • D. 

      Bob Livingston

  • 2. 
    What state did Senator Jeremiah A. Denton, Jr. represent?
    • A. 

      Alabama

    • B. 

      Georgia

    • C. 

      Kansas

    • D. 

      Ohio

  • 3. 
    After the 1986 November elections what was the breakdown in the Senate?
    • A. 

      55-45 Democratic Advantage

    • B. 

      65-35 Republican Advantage

    • C. 

      55-45 Republican Advantage

    • D. 

      50-50 Split

  • 4. 
    What U.S. Senator changed his political affiliation from Republican to Independent on June 5, 2001?
    • A. 

      Tom Daschle

    • B. 

      Harry Reid

    • C. 

      Chuck Schumer

    • D. 

      Jim Jeffords

  • 5. 
    What was the name of the Minnesota Senator who was killed in a 2002 plane crash near Eveleth, Minnesota?
    • A. 

      Paul Wellstone

    • B. 

      Patrick Leahy

    • C. 

      Norm Coleman

    • D. 

      Sam Brownback

  • 6. 
    Who became the first woman to lead a party in Congress when she became House Minority Leader?
    • A. 

      Hillary Clinton

    • B. 

      Nancy Pelosi

    • C. 

      Elizabeth Dole

    • D. 

      Maria E. Cantwell

  • 7. 
    A Representative in the House must be at least how old?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      35

    • D. 

      30

  • 8. 
    How many members does the Senate have?
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      150

    • D. 

      20

  • 9. 
    Who would cast a tie breaking vote in the Senate?
    • A. 

      The Speaker Of The House

    • B. 

      The Vice-President

    • C. 

      The Majority Leader

    • D. 

      The President

  • 10. 
    Which actor was elected to the U.S. Senate from Tennessee in 1994?
    • A. 

      Fred Dalton Thompson

    • B. 

      Joe Don Baker

    • C. 

      Bill Frist

    • D. 

      Sonny Bono

  • 11. 
    What years was Al Gore in the Senate?
    • A. 

      1984-1988

    • B. 

      1985-1993

    • C. 

      1983-1991

    • D. 

      1982-1990

  • 12. 
    Actor George Clooney's father ran for Congress in the 2004 elections for what state?
    • A. 

      Ohio

    • B. 

      Kentucky

    • C. 

      Michigan

    • D. 

      California

  • 13. 
    Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist's 2005 insider trading scandal involved what company?
    • A. 

      HCA, Inc.

    • B. 

      Pfizer

    • C. 

      Enron

    • D. 

      Kopin Corp.

  • 14. 
    James Traficant, Congressman from what state, was found guilty of bribery and tax evasion in 2002?
    • A. 

      Ohio

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      Oklahoma

    • D. 

      Illinois

  • 15. 
    What U.S. Senator is the grandson of Mormon Church President Heber J. Grant?
    • A. 

      Bob Bennett

    • B. 

      Orrin Hatch

    • C. 

      Chuck Grassley

    • D. 

      Bob Dole

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