Think you’re savvy about Minnesota politics? Take this brief quiz about the various state agencies and historical questions then see how you did.

1) Is there a term limit for governor in Minnesota?

Yes

No

2) How many cabinet positions does the Minnesota governor appoint?

24

14

102

None

3) Who was the first governor of Minnesota?

Alexander Ramsey

John S. Pillsbury

Henry Hastings Sibley

Jesse Ventura

4) How many former vice presidents of the United States are Minnesotan?

One

Two

Four

None

5) How many members are there in the Minnesota House of Representatives?

132

134

200

32

6) How many Senate districts are there in Minnesota?

134

132

67

62

7) How many people serve on the Minnesota Supreme Court?

7

9

8

32

8) How many people are elected to the Metropolitan Council?

16

12

3

17

How did you do? Are you a whiz at Minnesota political structure or do you need to go back to the books and learn a little bit more about state government? Remember: Act local, think global!

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