Give up? Here, as promised, are the answers to The World's Hardest Capitol Hill Quiz (and reprints of the questions, in case you missed them the first time).
Which member of the House serves on the largest number of committees and subcommittees? How many of each? Mary Rose Oakar (D-Ohio) -- 4 committees, 12 subcommittees.
How many members of Congress are former governors? Who are they? 13 members: David L. Boren, Dale Bumpers, John H. Chafee, Daniel J. Evans, J. James Exon, Wendell H. Ford, Mark O. Hatfield, Ernest F. Hollings, Paul Laxalt, David Pryor, John D. Rockefeller IV, Robert T. Stafford and Strom Thurmond.
How many members were born on Jan. 1? Who are they? Six: Melvin Price (1905), Barry Goldwater (1909), Ernest F. Hollings (1922), Bill Emerson (1938), Martin Frost (1942) and Jim Saxton (1943).
Name a senator who was formerly a farmer. Mark Andrews (R-N.D.).
Which member of Congress used to be a veterinarian? John Melcher (D-Mont.).
Who is the youngest member of Congress? John G. Rowland (R-Conn.), born May 24, 1957.
Who is the oldest? Claude Pepper (D-Fla.), born Sept. 8, 1900.
Which Republican is the oldest member in terms of seniority? Which Democrat? Strom Thurmond (R-S.C.), who has served consecutively since 1954, and Jamie L. Whitten (D-Miss.), who has served consecutively since 1940.
How many Hispanics are members of Congress? Name them. Seven: Matthew G. Martinez, Esteban Torres, Manuel Lujan Jr., Robert Garcia, Kika de la Garza, Henry B. Gonzalez and Solomon P. Ortiz.
How many women serve in Congress? Name them. Twenty-five: Paula Hawkins, Nancy L. Kassebaum, Sala Burton, Barbara Boxer, Bobbi Fiedler, Patricia Schroeder, Barbara B. Kennelly, Nancy L. Johnson, Cardiss Collins, Lynn M. Martin, Jan Meyers, Lindy Boggs, Cathy Long, Helen Delich Bentley, Barbara A. Mikulski, Marjorie S. Holt, Beverly B. Byron, Olympia J. Snowe, Virginia Smith, Marge Roukema, Barbara Vucanovich, Marcy Kaptur, Mary Rose Oakar, Claudine Schneider, Marilyn Lloyd.
In how many states are both senators former members of the House? Which states? Seven states: Connecticut -- Christopher Dodd, Lowell Weicker; Hawaii -- Daniel Inouye, Spark Matsunaga; Iowa -- Charles Grassley, Tom Harkin; Maryland -- Charles Mathias, Paul Sarbanes; North Dakota -- Mark Andrews, Quentin Burdick; South Dakota -- James Abdnor, Larry Pressler; Texas -- Lloyd Bentsen, Phil Gramm.
How many members of Congress are former Hill staffers? Names, please. Seventeen members: Tony Coehlo, Daniel A. Mica, Richard Ray, Robert H. Michel, Pat Roberts, Cathy Long, James L. Oberstar, Charles O. Whitley, Robert J. Mrazek, Sherwood L. Boehlert, John R. Kasich, Robert S. Walker, Thomas A. Daschle, Mac Sweeney, Larry Combest, Tom Loeffler, Norman D. Dicks.
The spouse of which member is a college professor? What is the spouse's first name? Bill Bradley, whose wife is Ernestine.
How many members have spouses who are attorneys? Name the members and the spouses. Five members: Jeff Bingaman (D-N.M.) and Anne; David L. Boren (D-Okla.) and Molly; Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Ruth; Dan Quayle (R-Ind.) and Marilyn; William V. Roth Jr. (R-Del.) and Jane.
Who is former Rep. Floyd Fithian's present employer? Sen. Paul Simon (D-Ill.).
How many states have 15 or more congressional districts? Which states are they? Eight states: California 45, Florida 19, Illinois 22, Michigan 18, New York 34, Ohio 21, Pennsylvania 23 and Texas 27.
How many members of Congress live at the Watergate? Who are they? 11 members: Mark Andrews, Paula Hawkins, Russell B. Long, Don Edwards, Cathy Long, James T. Broyhill, Robert Dole, Larry Pressler, John W. Warner, Bernard J. Dwyer and Matthew J. Rinaldo.
Which state delegation has the largest number of women in Congress? What are their names and congressional districts? Maryland (4) -- Bentley (2nd District), Mikulski (3rd), Holt (4th), Byron (6th).
Which three female members of Congress tie for the most conservative rating on social issue votes? Virginia Smith, Marjorie S. Holt, Barbara Vucanovich.
Astrologers claim that Leos like to be center stage. How many members of the Senate were born under this sign? Who are they? 11 members -- Charles Mathias (July 24, 1922), Nancy L. Kassebaum (July 29, 1932), Bill Bradley (July 28, 1943), John C. Stennis (Aug. 3, 1901), Robert T. Stafford (Aug. 8, 1913), J. James Exon (Aug. 9, 1921), Paul Laxalt (Aug. 2, 1922), Dale Bumpers (Aug. 12, 1925), George J. Mitchell (Aug. 20, 1933), David F. Durenberger (Aug. 19, 1934) and Alfonse M. D'Amato (Aug. 1, 1937).