Quiz: 2009 in Congress

Test your knowledge of major acts of Congress from last year.

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  1. Which of these senators did not vote in favor of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009?
  2. The Recovery Act gave how large a tax credit to first-time home buyers?
  3. True or false: All female senators backed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.
  4. Approximately how many cars were traded in through "cash for clunkers"?
  5. An act that expanded AmeriCorps bears which Democratic senator's name?
  6. True or false: Under legislation passed this year, jobless workers in some states can get up to 99 weeks of unemployment compensation.
  7. The Credit CARD Act contained an unrelated amendment allowing what?
  8. Which of these Republican senators supported Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation for the Supreme Court?
  9. Which fact is not true of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act?
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