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The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Jan. 2-6, 2012

How well do you stay up with the news – from the mainstream to the obscure? Match wits with our quiz!

- Joanne Ciccarello

1. Mitt Romney won the Iowa caucuses, beating Rick Santorum by eight, count 'em, eight ballots. Historically, what was the next-closest Iowa caucus result?

George Bush captured 32 percent of the votes, to Ronald Reagan's 30 percent. Mr. Reagan went on to win the GOP nomination and the presidency, with Bush as his vice president.

George Bush captured 32 percent of the votes, to Ronald Reagan's 30 percent. Mr. Reagan went on to win the GOP nomination and the presidency, with Bush as his vice president.

George Bush captured 32 percent of the votes, to Ronald Reagan's 30 percent. Mr. Reagan went on to win the GOP nomination and the presidency, with Bush as his vice president.

George Bush captured 32 percent of the votes, to Ronald Reagan's 30 percent. Mr. Reagan went on to win the GOP nomination and the presidency, with Bush as his vice president.

1976: "Uncommitted" over Jimmy Carter

 

1980: George Bush over Ronald Reagan

 

2004: John Kerry over John Edwards

 

2008: Mike Huckabee over Mitt Romney

 
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