How much do you really know about politics? Voting is a right, but we’d warrant that most people know more about pop culture than they do about the body that makes laws for the way they live.
Yesterday, in a post-show meeting, our 23-year-old Producer Marisa asked what the difference between a Democrat and a Republican was…and she doesn’t even know if she’s a) registered to vote or b) if it’s even free. When it comes to pop culture, though, she’s ACE on everything from music to movies.
We’ll see if she can answer these super simple questions about the government…can you?
A. Who is the current Secretary of State?
B. Who is the Republican Party’s vice-presidential candidate for the 2012 election?
C. Who was George W. Bush’s father?
D. How long is a Presidential term?
E. What political party does Barack Obama belong to?
F. What position was Sarah Palin running for in 2008?
G. What are the three branches of government?
H. What is the first amendment?
I. Name the two governing bodies that make up congress.
J. Who is Nancy Pelosi?
K. Who was our former Vice President in the last term?
L. Name one other republican candidate that ran in the primary.
M. How many US states are there?
N. When is the 2012 election?
O. Pick Mitt Romney Out Of The Line Up Below:
POP CULTURE QUESTIONS
A. What artist sang the song with the lyrics “Umbrella ella ella eh eh eh”
B. Who plays ‘Jason Bourne’ in the The Bourne Ultimatum, The Bourne Identity and The Bourne Supremacy?
C. Who is Brad Pitt married to?
D. Name one move in which Ryan Gosling has starred.
E. What popular ABC TV show stars a bunch of doctors in Seattle?
F. Where are the names Edward and Bella from?
G. What are Lady Gaga’s fans called?
A. Hillary Clinton
B. Paul Ryan
C. George H. W. Bush
D. 4 Years
G. Executive, Legislative, Judicial
H. In short: Freedom of Speech, Religion & Press
I. U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate
J. Former Speaker of the House (and the first female Speaker); Current House Minority Leader
K. Dick Cheney
L. Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul
N. Tues. Nov. 6, 2012
O. Mitt Romney is #4. (1. Former President of France Nicolas Sarkozy | 2. Actor Kevin Klein in Dave | 3. West Wing’s Martin Sheen)
POP CULTURE ANSWERS
B. Matt Damon
C. Not married (trick question) – engaged to Angelina Jolie
D. The Notebook, Drive
- full IMDB listing
E. Grey’s Anatomy
F. The Twilight Trilogy
G. Little Monsters