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How Much Do You Know About Inaugural History and Protocol?

By Diego Mantilla
Maryland Newsline
Spring 2007

1. As mandated by the Maryland constitution, when is the inaugural ceremony supposed to occur?

The 1st Wednesday of January
The 2nd Wednesday of January
The 3rd Wednesday of January
The 4th Wednesday of January

2. Where was Martin O'Malley's swearing-in held?

Inside Government House
At the Naval Academy
Inside the Senate Chamber
Outside the State House

3. What immediately followed the swearing-in ceremonies?

A glamorous ball
A tea party
A parade
A press conference

4. Who administered Martin O'Malley's oath of office?

Chief Judge Robert M. Bell
Judge Irma S. Raker
Justice Samuel Alito
Judge Lynne A. Battaglia

5.  Martin O'Malley is Maryland's ______ governor.

58th.
59th.
60th.
61st.

Copyright 2007 University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism

Banner graphic by Hortense Barber; Maryland flag courtesy of ITA's Flags of All Countries. Martin O'Malley and Anthony Brown headshots are courtesy of the Maryland State Archives.


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