InsiderNJ’s Pop Quiz on New Jersey Governors

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What Civil War general served as Governor of New Jersey?

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What was the tax increase Governor James Florio asked for when he faced a projected 1991 budget deficit?

Which Governor once punched out a reporter?

What was the most significant political decision of colonial Governor William Franklin?

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Which New Jersey Governor shot himself?

What did Chris Christie say when Jon Corzine tossed him a fake bag of money at Steve Adubato's North Ward Center?

Who Among these did NOT endorse Chris Christie for reelection in 2013?

Who received the endorsement of John F. Kennedy?

What did Florio attribute as an important factor in his narrow loss to Tom Kean in their 1981 gubernatorial tilt?

Who Boxed Muhammad Ali with Governor Brendan Byrne?

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