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Politics and economy

FOR ALL QUESTIONS PLEASE REFER to World almanac and book of facts, 2006 New York please include page number from which you have got the info

1.Aside from the 2000 presidential election,identify seven other close ones and the candidates.

2.Who was the Speaker of the U.S.House of Representatives between 1891 and 1895:what was his home state and party affiliation?

3.What was the state budget (surplus, deficit? amount) in 2000 and 2005?

4.What was the national debt("public debt"0 and interest paid on it 2005?

5.Identify the ten component measures of the Index of Leading Economic Indicators.

6.When was the last (6th) moon landing of U.S.Astronauts? Who were they:what did they do? When was the first Space Shuttle flight?

7.Identify and give the circulation of America's three leading daily newspapers.

8.Identify notable, but unsuccessful third party candidates for president in 1980,1992, and 1996.

9.Find and quote the U.S. presidential oath of office.

10.What is the average amount of greenhouse gasses per person emitted each year in the U.S?

11.What percentage of American households owned a computer in the most recent year? What is the web address of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget?

12.Which region of the world has the highest number of refugees?How many?Country of origin?

13.What is the population and GDP (Gross Domestic Product) of Myanmar?

14.What is the size of the agricultural sector( number of farm workers) of U.S. employment?

15.Which states have no death penalty?