This Week In Political Trivia: Oct. 29, 2011

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This Week In Political Trivia: Oct. 29, 2011

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  • 1. 
    Reps. Dennis Cardoza, D-Calif., Jim Costa, D-Calif., and Devin Nunes, R-Calif., are all descended from immigrants of what nationality?
    • A. 

      Brazilian

    • B. 

      Portuguese

    • C. 

      Peruvian

    • D. 

      Argentinian

  • 2. 
    What state has the highest home foreclosure rate in the country?
    • A. 

      Florida

    • B. 

      California

    • C. 

      Nevada

    • D. 

      Michigan

  • 3. 
    Can you name which member of the House Republican leadership has not had a general election opponent since 2006?
    • A. 

      House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va.

    • B. 

      House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.

    • C. 

      House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio

    • D. 

      House Republican Conference Chair Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas

  • 4. 
    Rep. Connie Mack, R-Fla., is of what relation to the legendary baseball owner/manager of the Philadelphia Athletics?
    • A. 

      Third cousin

    • B. 

      Grandson

    • C. 

      Second cousin

    • D. 

      Great grandson

  • 5. 
    Pilot Chuck Yeager famously broke the sound barrier in what kind of plane?
    • A. 

      X-1

    • B. 

      X-15

    • C. 

      SR-71

    • D. 

      U-2