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Friday, March 05, 2010

Civics

So I went here and took a civics quiz, which:

[...]thirty-three questions, many drawn from U.S. naturalization exams and U.S. Department of Education high school progress tests (NAEP).
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I ain't proud of my score (69.70%, or 23 out of 33 - I suck), but it is what it is.
What's interesting - but in my eyes not surprising, is that the politicians we elect on the average know less than the average citizen.

Anyway, it only takes 5 or 10 minutes, so give it a whirl and let me know how you do.

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15 comments:

Jean said...

geez. I scored the same as you.

curmudgeon said...

I don't feel so bad then.

Jinglebob said...

You answered 26 out of 33 correctly — 78.79 %

Not bad for a country boy hick!

Too many options and when did I ever study Plato or them guys? Geez!

curmudgeon said...

Yeah, it started out not too bad, but then it got a bit goofy in the end.

Freddie said...

66.67. But in my own defense I was interrupted twice, and rushed, by a child and a husband. For those reasons it also took me 20 minutes.

Also, I often fell asleep in Goverment class.

[Eye roll] I know though. Excuses, excuses.

curmudgeon said...

Sure. Uh huh.
;)

Ed Bonderenka said...

84.85%
A couple questions seemed more open to interpretation.
And the Plato thing (which I lucked out on).

Cactus Mark said...

You answered 26 out of 33 correctly — 78.79 %

I was sure it was the Puritans who colonized Utah. Damned it!

Anonymous said...

Hee, hee, I'm Canadian and I got 29 out of 33 correctly — 87.88 %

You lot better deport yourselves to Mexico.

Anonymous said...

What's a "Canadian" anyway?

;)

Jinglebob said...

Canadian, Liberal, about the same, I hear. ;)

hoosierboy said...

You answered 31 out of 33 correctly — 93.94 %

curmudgeon said...

Ed,
I didn't fare so well with the Plato thing.

Mark,
Puritans, Quakers, Mormons, ...
One of that gang.

Anonymous 1,
Good job! Did better than me. But like Freddie, I dozed during civics class a lot.

Anonymous 2,
I've heard of them, but I don't think I've ever actually seen one. ;)

Bob,
That's what I hear too. BWAH!!!

Hoosierboy,
Show off.

Izzy said...

I also answered 31 out of 33 correctly for 93.94 %

curmudgeon said...

Izzy,

Nice. It looks like I'm still at the bottom of the list.
Praise Allah someone invented a bell curve.