We originally published the quiz on Jan. 6, 2022. Questions last updated: Jun. 11, 2022.
Do you know all you should know about the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riots? Test your knowledge of the history leading to the US Congress breach, the prominent participants in the insurrection, and its repercussions. Take the Jan. 6 Capitol Riots Quiz.
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The Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol Riots Quiz Questions
Right after agreeing to call for white supremacists to lower down violence, what did President Trump say?
Photo: White House / Public domainThat there is violence from both sides.That most violence comes from the left wing.That there are fine people on both sides.That he supports white supremacism.
How do the proud boys, referred to by Donald Trump in the first 2020 presidential debate, describe themselves?
Photo: Anthony Crider / CC BYWhite supremacistsWhite chauvinistsMale chauvinistsChauvinist pigsAttorney General of MichiganGovernor of Michigan.Governor of South DakotaUnited States Ambassador to the United Nations.
According to Trump's town hall-style meeting on NBC on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, what has the former President heard of QAnon conspiracy theory activists?
Screenshot: NBC NewsThat they believe the Democratic party is run by Satanists.That they see him as their savior.That they fight pedophilia, which he strongly supports.That they are great.
The 2020 US elections had the highest voter turnouts since 1968. Who won the presidency that year?John F. KennedyLyndon B. JohnsonRichard NixonGerald Ford
How many US Presidents before Donald Trump refused to give a concession after losing the elections?
Photo: The White House from Washington, DC / Public domainNone.123
How long have media outlets been calling the elections in the USA?Since 1848.Since the invention of radio.Since the invention of television.Since 2008.
What’s the original meaning of the word 'Capitol'?
Photo: Tyler Merbler, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia CommonsOne of the seven hills of Rome.The Hellenic Parliament.The most important city or town of a country or region.Big.
How many Republican Senators eventually voted with Trump's campaign against some of Biden's electoral certifications?
Photo: Adam Kinzinger/C-SPAN, Public domain, via Wikimedia CommonsAll 51 of them.45.7.None.
What is sedition?
Photo: The White House from Washington, DC, Public domain, via Wikimedia CommonsThe action of alluring someone.The administering of a drug to produce a state of calm or sleep.The crime of betraying one's country.A conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state.
She is the woman Republicans removed from the GOP's conference chair after her continued criticisms of Trump.
Screenshot: The Today Show / NBCNancy Pelosi.Lynne Cheney.Liz Cheney.Marjorie Taylor Greene.
According to US President Joe Biden, who's "holding a dagger" at the throat of American democracy?
Screenshot: C-SpanRussia.China.Donald Trump.Social media companies.
More on the history made in Capitol Hill on Jan. 6, 2021
- Chris Wallace faces criticism for letting candidates run wild in first debate (POLITICO)
- 2020 United States presidential election Electoral College count (Wikipedia)
- Trump finally faces reality — amid talk of early ouster (apnews.com)
- Pelosi and Schumer called for Trump’s removal from office for ‘insurrection’ (cnbc.com)
- Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley Aren’t Sorry (Vanity Fair)
- Read Biden’s full speech marking the anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack (PBS)
- Leader of Proud Boys and Four Other Members Indicted in Federal Court For Seditious Conspiracy and Other Offenses Related to US Capitol Breach (Department of Justice)
- Liz Cheney said Trump had a ‘seven-part plan’ to overturn the election. Here’s what she meant (CNN)
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