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Political Trivia 10 January 2013

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  1. Which two rivers run through mesopotamia?
  2. Tigris and Euphrates
  3.  
  4. What is the capital of Saudi Arabia?
  5. Riyadh
  6.  
  7. Name the two qualities Newt Gingrich blamed for his marital infidelity recently?
  8. Patriotism and his hard work
  9.  
  10. What German political leader was known as the "Iron Chancellor"?
  11. Otto von Bismarck
  12.  
  13. What would be the name of someone with the most common first name and the most common surname?
  14. Mohammad Lee
  15.  
  16. In what year was the Cuban Missile Crisis?
  17. 1962
  18.  
  19. What Irish political movement is named after a phrase meaning "We ourselves"?
  20. Sinn Fein
  21.  
  22. How many US presidents have resigned from office, and who were they?
  23. 1, Nixon
  24.  
  25. In what decade did a Democrat last win a seat in Kansas?
  26. 1930s
  27.  
  28. From base to top, what is the tallest mountain on earth?
  29. Mauna Kea
  30.  
  31. Largest and smallest countries in South America, respectively? (answer in one line)
  32. Brazil, Suriname
  33.  
  34. Harvey Milk was famously the first what?
  35. First openly gay elected to public office
  36.  
  37. From largest to smallest, what are the three smallest countries in the world by landmass? (in the same line)
  38. Monaco, Nauru, Vatican
  39.  
  40. What is the profession of Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard's partner?
  41. Hairdresser
  42.  
  43. What is the capital of Burkina Faso?
  44. Ouagadougou
  45.  
  46. At its peak, Germany had 440,000 of these in 1992, but less than 100,000 last year. What are we talking about?
  47. People seeking asylum
  48.  
  49. In 2003, what items on the House of Representative's menu were renamed in a protest against another country?
  50. French fries and French toast
  51.  
  52. Roger Clinton, brother to Bill Clinton, had a band and recorded the CD Nothing Good Comes Easy. What was the name of his
  53.  
  54. band?
  55. Politics
  56.  
  57. In which city did Karl Marx write Das Kapital?
  58. London
  59.  
  60. In a freak thumb war accident, President Obama and Vice President Biden have both died. Who is the new president and what
  61.  
  62. is their current position in government (before becoming president)?
  63. John Boehner, Speaker of the House
  64.  
  65. How many US presidents have died in office (and how many were assasinated)?
  66. 8 (4 assassinated)
  67.  
  68. What is the capital of Mongolia?
  69. Ulan Bator
  70.  
  71. Who was first to reach the South Pole?
  72. Roald Amundsen
  73.  
  74. What US politician made claims of communist infiltration in the 1950s?
  75. McCarthy
  76.  
  77. In which country is Pokemon X and Y based?
  78. France
  79.  
  80. Who was the only U.S. House member to be elected president straight from the House?
  81. James Garfield
  82.  
  83. Who is the only man to win the highest possible award for war and peace?
  84. Teddy Roosevelt
  85.  
  86. Deepest place on Earth?
  87. Mariana Trench
  88.  
  89. Where did the Arab Spring start?
  90. Tunisia
  91.  
  92. What countries signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty? (answer in one line)
  93. US, Russia, China, Britain, France
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