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Government Shutdowns

Points available: 10

1:

Approximately how many federal workers were furloughed in the 2013 government shutdown?

2:

In the 1995-96 government shutdowns, then-president Bill Clinton was at odds with which Republican lawmaker (hint: he was House speaker)?

3:

True or False? The 2013 government shutdown included shutting down all essential and non-essential federal services?

4:

Republican demands to end the shutdown included which of the following?

5:

What is the term to describe congress not appropriating money for federal spending?

6:

How many shutdowns occurred during the Reagan administation?

7:

Preceding the 2013 shutdown, which Republican senator gave a 21-hour speech in hopes of defunding the Affordable Care Act?

8:

True or False. During the 2013 shutdown, the Consumer Product Safety Commission would NOT recall products that may cause injury but do not pose imminent danger.

9:

True or False. During the 2013 shutdown, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention would not conduct investigations in multiple states to identify outbreaks?

10:

True or False. Government shutdowns are common in democracies of other nations.