Trivia Answers for April 2021 Newsletter

D.C. Statehood Quiz

1. Which of the following people is not from D.C.?
a) James Brown
b) Duke Ellington
c) Marvin Gaye
d) Goldie Hawn

2. How does the population of Washington D.C. compare to the population of Vermont and Wyoming?
a) D.C. has almost as many people as Vermont and Wyoming.
b) D.C. has more people than Vermont and Wyoming.
c) D.C. has more people than Vermont, but less than Wyoming.

3. How would statehood for D.C. be achieved?
a) Congress would pass an admission act.
b) Congress must pass a constitutional amendment.
c) D.C. must pay Maryland 500 billion dollars for the land.

4. What is the reason for the location of our nation’s capital?
a) The North/South compromise
b) Residence Act
c) Both A and B