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From high-school dropouts to college graduates to elected officials, Americans are "alarmingly uninformed" about the USA's history, founding principles and economy — knowledge needed to participate wisely in civic life, says a report scheduled to be released Thursday.
The study, the third in a series by the non-profit Intercollegiate Studies Institute, finds that half of U.S. adults can name all three branches of government, and 54% know that the power to declare war belongs to Congress. Almost 40% incorrectly said that it belongs to the president.
Originally posted by ChrisCrikey
Some of the questions a very biased (very obvious in #30). Most of the questions in economics are like a conservative push poll or at the very least are outdated if not proven outright wrong given our current economic crisis.
You answered 32 out of 33 correctly — 96.97 %
Average score for this quiz during April: 74.6%
Average score: 74.6%
Originally posted by subject x
Nice quiz. I scored:
You answered 27 out of 33 correctly — 81.82 %
I'm actually kinda surprised that the average score is as high as it is.