Political Stuff You Should Know #5

Jacob Mock, News Editor

This edition of Political Stuff You Should Know puts English Teacher Ms. Lampus up against Junior Stephen Brooks.


Who is your U.S. Representative? Correct Answers:  Glen Thompson and Mike Kelly

Lampus: Glen Thompson

Brooks: Rep Mike Kelly

Who are your U.S. Senators?  Correct Answers:  Bob Casey and Pat Toomey

Lampus: Pat Toomey and Bob Casey Jr

Brooks: Don’t know

Can you name a Supreme Court Justice? Correct Answers: John Roberts, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Samuel Alito, Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan, Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh.

Lampus: Ruth Bader Ginsberg  (or the easy one to remember Brett Kavanaugh)

Brooks: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

How many Senators are there? Representative?  Correct Answers: 100 and 435

Lampus: 100 Senators   535 Representatives

Brooks: sen 100 rep 435

How many Constitutional Amendments are there?  Correct Answers:  27

Lampus:  27 (I thought there were 21 until last year when I got my pocket Constitution

Brooks: 27

What is the First Amendment? Correct Answers: Five Freedoms

Lampus: Right to Free Speech, Religion, Press and Right to Assemble

Brooks: The freedom of speech, press, religion, assembly, petition the government.

What is the Second Amendment? Correct Answers: The Right to Bear Arms

Lampus: Right to Bear Arms

Brooks: The right to keep and bare arms

Who is the Speaker of the House? Correct Answers: Nancy Pelosi

Lampus:  Nancy Pelosi

Brooks: Nancy Pelosi

How many Presidents Can you name? 

Lampus: 27

Brooks: 39

How old do you have to be to Vote? Correct Answer: 18

Lampus:  18

Brooks: 18