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THE NUMBERS GAME

THE

NUMBERS

GAME

CONSTITUTIONAL SLANG

CONSTI

TUTIONL

SLANG

WHAT DO YOU DO FOR LIVING

WHAT DO

YOU DO

FOR LIVN

ANYTHING GOES

ANY THING

GOES

POLITICIANS HAVE RULES?

POLITI

CIANS

HAVE

MULTIPLE CHOICE ON THE

TEST

MULTIPL

CHOICE ON

TEST

CLUE 1

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200 POINTS


Response 1

THE TOTAL NUMBER OF

AMENDMENTS TO THE

CONSTITUTION

WHAT IS 27?

THIS WAS THE POLITICAL

GROUP THAT OPPOSED THE

CONSTITUTION

WHO ARE THE

ANTI-FEDERALISTS?

I AM THE PRESENT DAY

ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE

US

WHO IS HUMBERTO

GONZALEZ?

THOMAS JEFFERSON

PURCHASED THE LOUISIANA

TERRITORY FROM THIS

COUNTRY IN 1803

WHAT IS FRANCE?

A MEMBER OF THE HOUSE

MUST BE AT LEAST THIS OLD

TO HOLD OFFICE

WHAT IS 25?

OF THE PRESIDENT OR

CONGRESS, THE ONE THAT

HAS THE POWER TO COIN

MONEY

WHAT IS CONGRESS?

CLUE 2

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400 POINTS


Response 2

THE PERCENTAGE OF

CONGRESS NECESSARY TO

OVERRIDE A PRESIDENTIAL

VETO

WHAT IS 2/3?

THE ACT OF CAPTURING AN

AMERICAN SAILOR AND

MAKING THEM SERVE FOR THE

CAPTOR

WHAT IS IMPRESSMENT?

ALTHOUGH THOMAS

JEFFERSON WAS AT ONE TIME

SECRETARY OF STATE AND

THEN PRESIDENT OF THE US,

HE DID THIS IN HIS SPARE TIME

WHAT IS AN

ARCHITECT?

I KILLED ALEXANDER

HAMILTON IN AN 1804 DUEL

WHO IS AARON BURR?

IT IS NOT THE GENERAL PUBLIC

THAT ACTUALLY VOTES THE

PRESIDENT AND VICE

PRESIDENT INTO OFFICE, BUT

THIS GROUP

WHAT IS THE

ELECTORAL COLLEGE?

THE EMBARGO ACT OF 1807

WAS SIGNED BY JEFFERSON

TO HALT FOREIGN TRADE WITH

THESE TWO COUNTRIES

WHO ARE FRANCE AND

BRITAIN?

CLUE 3

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600 POINTS


Response 3

THE LENGTH IN YEARS OF ONE

TERM IN THE SENATE

WHAT IS 6 YEARS?

THE ADVISORY PANEL TO THE

PRESIDENT

WHAT IS HIS CABINET?

I SERVED AS AMERICA'S FIRST

SECRETARY OF WAR

WHO IS HENRY KNOX?

WHICH OF THESE CITIES WAS

NOT AT ONE TIME THE CAPITAL

OF THE US-PHILLY,

WASHINGTON DC, CHICAGO,

NEW YORK CITY

WHAT IS CHICAGO?

THE POWER TO COIN MONEY IS

GRANTED TO THIS GROUP

WHAT IS CONGRESS?

AMERICA'S ONLY DECISIVE

LAND BATTLE OF THE WAR OF

1812

WHAT IS THE BATTLE

OF THE NEW ORLEANS?

CLUE 4

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800 POINTS


Response 4

THE MINIMUM AGE REQUIRED

TO BE PRESIDENT OF THE US

WHAT IS 35?

THIS LATIN TERM MEANING

"YOU HAVE THE BODY"

REQUIRES FEDERAL OFFICIALS

TO NOTIFY A PERSON AS TO

WHY THEY ARE BEING

ARRESTED

WHAT IS HABEAS

CORPUS?

ALTHOUGH I HAVE DONE MANY

OTHER DUTIES, IT IS MY JOB

TO BE PRESIDENT OF THE

SENATE

WHO IS THE VICE

PRESIDENT?

THIS IS THE NAME OF THOMAS

JEFFERSON'S VIRGINIA

PLANTATION

WHAT IS MONTICELLO?

THIS AMENDMENT WAS

ESTABLISHED AFTER THE

ELECTION OF 1800 SO THAT

THE PRESIDENT AND VICE

PRESIDENT WOULD BE OF THE

SAME POLITICAL PARTY

WHAT IS THE 12TH

AMENDMENT?

THE PINCKNEY TREATY OF 1795

WAS SIGNED WITH THIS

COUNTRY

WHAT IS SPAIN?

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Response 5

THE TOTAL NUMBER OF

REPRESENTATIVES IN THE

HOUSE

WHAT IS 435?

THE LATIN PHRASE THAT

MEANS A PERSON CANNOT BE

PROSECUTED FOR A LAW IF

THE LAW IS PASSED AFTER

THE PERSON COMMITS THE

CRIME

WHAT IS EX POST

FACTO?

IF BOTH THE PRESIDENT AND

VP DIE, THIS PERSON WOULD

BECOME PRESIDENT OF THE US

WHO IS THE SPEAKER

OF THE HOUSE?

THE FRENCH REVOLUTION

BEGAN IN 1789 WHEN THE

FRENCH CITIZENS STORMED

AND LIBERATED THIS PRISON

WHAT IS THE

BASTILLE?

IN ORDER FOR A REVENUE BILL

TO BE PASSED, IT MUST

ORIGINALLY START HERE

WHAT IS THE HOUSE OF

REPRESENTATIVES?

THIS MAN WAS THE FIRST

ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE

US

WHO WAS EDMUND

RANDOLPH?

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1980'S

MUSIC

U.S. CITIES

SPORTS

AWARDS

NICK

NAMES

WORLD

CAPI

TALS?

MOVIE

QUOTES

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

THIS ARTIST SPRUNG ONTO

THE SCENE IN THE *80'S WITH

THE POPULAR HITS OF "BEAT

IT" AND "THRILLER"

WHO IS MICHAEL

JACKSON?

THIS FLORIDA CITY IS HOME

TO DISNEY WORLD AND EPCOT

CENTER

WHAT IS ORLANDO?

THIS AWARD IS ANNUALLY

GIVEN TO THE BEST COLLEGE

FOOTBALL PLAYER IN THE

COUNTRY

WHAT IS THE HEISMAN

TROPHY?

THIS ROCK AND ROLL STAR

WENT BY THE NICKNAMES OF

"THE PELVIS" AND "THE KING"

WHO IS ELVIS

PRESLEY?

FAMOUS FOR SCOTLAND

YARK AND FOG, THIS IS THE

CAPITAL OF GREAT BRITAIN

WHAT IS LONDON?

"PAY NO ATTENTION TO THE

MAN BEHIND THE

CURTAIN..THE..GREAT.. ER..OZ

HAS SPOKEN"

WHAT IS THE WIZARD

OF OZ?

CLUE 2

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800 POINTS


Response 2

THE ARTIST FORMERLY

KNOWN AS THIS IS NOTED FOR

THE POPULAR 1980'S SONG,

"LITTLE RED CORVETTE"

WHO IS PRINCE?

TITLE OF A POPULAR 80'S TV

DRAMA, THIS TEXAS CITY WAS

ALSO THE SITE OF JFK'S

ASSASSINATION

WHAT IS DALLAS?

THE WINNER OF THE NATIONAL

HOCKEY LEAGUE ANNUALLY

BRINGS HOME THIS AWARD

WHAT IS THE STANLEY

CUP?

THIS NEW YORK YANKEE

SLUGGER WENT BY THE

NICKNAME OF "THE GREAT

BAMBINO"

WHO IS BABE RUTH?

THIS CITY SERVES AS THE

CAPITAL FOR JAPAN

WHAT IS TOKYO?

"WHAT'S THE CHANCE OF A

GUY LIKE YOU AND A GIRL LIKE

ME GETTING TOGETHER?"

WHAT IS DUMB AND

DUMBER?

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

THIS STAR WAS FAMOUS FOR

THE SONGS, "KARMA

CHAMELEON" AND "DO YOU

REALLY WANT TO HURT ME"

WHO IS BOY GEORGE

AND CULTURE CLUB?

THIS OHIO CITY WAS A CENTER

OF THE STEEL INDUSTRY AND

IS THE SITE OF THE ROCK AND

ROLL HALL OF FAME

WHAT IS CLEVELAND?

THE BEST PITCHER IN BOTH

THE AMERICAN AND NATIONAL

LEAGUE ANNUALLY GAIN THIS

ANNUAL BASEBALL AWARD

WHAT IS THE CY YOUNG

AWARD?

AN AGED PIECE OF LUMBER, OR

THE NICKNAME OF FORMER

PRESIDENT ANDREW JACKSON

WHAT IS OLD HICKORY?

HOME OF THE KREMLIN AND

KGB, THIS IS THE CAPITAL OF

RUSSIA

WHAT IS MOSCOW?

"HERE'S LOOKING AT YOU, KID"

WHAT IS CASABLANCA?

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

AIN'T NO HUMPING AROUND,

THIS AFRICAN AMERICAN

SINGER TOPPED THE CHARTS

WITH THE LATE 80'S HIT "MY

PREROGATIVE"

WHO IS BOBBY BROWN?

HOPEFULLY YOU HAVEN'T

LEFT YOUR HEART IN THIS

CALIFORNIA CITY, HOME OF

THE GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE

WHAT IS SAN

FRANCISCO?

THE UNITED STATES

COMPETES AGAINST EUROPE

EVERY 4 YEARS FOR THIS

PRESTIGIOUS GOLF CUP

WHAT IS THE RYDER

CUP?

THIS RECENTLY DECEASED

BASKETBALL STAR WHO HAD

QUITE THE SOCIAL LIFE WAS

NICKNAMED "THE STILT"

WHO IS WILT

CHAMBERLAIN?

THE CAPITAL OF TURKEY, OR

WHAT YOU DROP OFF A BOAT

TO KEEP IT IN ONE PLACE

WHAT IS ANKARA?

"HASTA LA VISTA, BABY"

WHAT IS TERMINATOR

II-JUDGEMENT DAY?

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

THIS BAND IS WELL KNOWN

FOR THE 80'S HIT "MY

SHARONA" AND "GOOD GIRLS

DON'T"

WHAT IS THE KNACK?

ALTHOUGH NOT ITS STATE

CAPITAL, THIS CITY BOASTS

SUCH ATTRACTIONS AS TIMES

SQUARE, CENTRAL PARK, AND

MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

WHAT IS NEW YORK

CITY?

TO WIN THE TRIPLE CROWN IN

BASEBALL, A PLAYER MUST

LEAD THE LEAGUE IN THESE

THREE CATEGORIES

WHAT IS BATTING

AVERAGE, HOME RUNS,

MANY PEOPLE ACTUALLY

THOUGHT THAT THE U AND S

IN PRESIDENT GRAND'S INITIAL

STOOD FOR THIS NICKNAME

WHAT IS

"UNCONDITIONAL

THE CAPITAL OF THE

PHILIPPINES, OR THE COLOR OF

SOME FOLDERS

WHAT IS MANILLA?

"FRANKLY MY DEAR, I DON'T

GIVE A DAMN"

WHAT IS GONE WITH

THE WIND?

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