Civics Quiz

I still think we ought to require anyone who wants to vote to pass one of these…

"Are you more knowledgeable than the average citizen? The average score for all 2,508 Americans taking the following test was 49%; college educators scored 55%. Can you do better?"

Pathetic.

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I missed one about FDR because I don’t think like a goddamn Socialist and one on free markets which had a sketchy set of possible answers – either that or I just don’t know Jack about free markets, which is entirely possible…

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2 Responses to “Civics Quiz”

  1. Joe Says:

    I thought I got smoked on some of the questions and still scored over 85, but just barely. Maybe I should go teach common sense in college.

    Oh, wait, can’t have that.

  2. T.S. Nunya Says:

    Fun quiz.

    I don’t know why they put that part in there about college educators averaging 55%. The overwhelming majority of college educators didn’t study the stuff on this test and don’t teach it either. It is no more relevant to them than it is to anyone else. Yet they still score higher than the average American.

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