Capitol Riots Quiz: 12 Questions on Jan. 6 Dangerous Coup

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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Daily News Quiz: 12 General knowledge questions on the events leading to the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol Hill Riots and their consequences. No time-limit. How smart are you today?

 

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1. Right after agreeing to call for white supremacists to lower down violence, what did President Trump say?

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2. How do the proud boys, referred to by Donald Trump in the first 2020 presidential debate, describe themselves?

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3. Who is Gretchen Whitmer?

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4. 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?

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5. The 2020 US elections had the highest voter turnouts since 1968. Who won the presidency that year?

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6. How many US Presidents before Donald Trump refused to give a concession after losing the elections?

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7. How long have media outlets been calling the elections in the USA?

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8. What’s the original meaning of the word ‘Capitol’?

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9. How many Republican Senators eventually voted with Trump’s campaign against some of Biden’s electoral certifications?

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10. What is sedition?

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11. She is the woman Republicans removed from the GOP’s conference chair after her continued criticisms of Trump.

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12. According to US President Joe Biden, who’s “holding a dagger” at the throat of American democracy?

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  • Right after agreeing to call for white supremacists to lower down violence, what did President Trump say?

    Photo: White House / Public domain

    How do the proud boys, referred to by Donald Trump in the first 2020 presidential debate, describe themselves?

    Photo: Anthony Crider / CC BY

    Who is Gretchen Whitmer?

    Photo: Julia Pickett / CC BY-SA

    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 News

    The 2020 US elections had the highest voter turnouts since 1968. Who won the presidency that year?

    How many US Presidents before Donald Trump refused to give a concession after losing the elections?

    Photo: The White House from Washington, DC / Public domain

    How long have media outlets been calling the elections in the USA?

    What’s the original meaning of the word 'Capitol'?

    Photo: Tyler Merbler, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

    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 Commons

    What is sedition?

    Photo: The White House from Washington, DC, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

    She is the woman Republicans removed from the GOP's conference chair after her continued criticisms of Trump.

    Screenshot: The Today Show / NBC

    According to US President Joe Biden, who's "holding a dagger" at the throat of American democracy?

    Screenshot: C-Span

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