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July 31, 2014

Roll Call Trivia Night: Stump Your Friends

Compiled by Margaret Prothier

It’s Taste of America season, and Roll Call appropriately hosted a kickoff party this week with a trivia contest.

The winners (“Team Linked” — Oscar Santillana, Emma Chaiken, Linda Santiago, Amanda Kaster and Chris Averill) scored 12 points. Can you beat them? Put your knowledge to the test and give it a try. The questions are below. No Googling! We’ll post the answers next week.

ROUND 1

Q: What took the Taste of America honors in 2013?

Q: When is the Taste of America winner announced?

Q: Where do you vote?

Q: Ninety percent of the nation’s avocados come from which state?

Q: Which two Members of Congress have won the lottery?

Bonus question: On average, how many beers do each legal-aged American drink per day? (½ a beer, 1 beer, 1 ½ beers, or 2 beers?)

 

ROUND 2

Q: Which former American Idol contestant won an election — maybe?

Q: Name the district and member he is trying to unseat.

Q: This food was introduced at the Texas State Fair sometime between 1938 and 1942.

Q: Which senator was born in Washington, D.C.?

Q: Who was the only president to be subsequently elected to the House?

Bonus question: Which president had a brewery?

 

ROUND 3

Q: Which member of Congress was born in Baltimore and is a mayor’s daughter?

Q: What is that lawmaker’s favorite food?

Q: What is an apigigi?

Q: Which member of Congress built his own “off the grid” house that gets its electricity from solar panels, geothermal sources and other means?

Q: Name all Elite Eight from last year’s competition.

Bonus question: What percentage of beer drinkers identify themselves as Republicans?

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