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A very interesting US civics quiz. Difficult, and fun.

You answered 55 out of 60 correctly — 91.67 %
Average score for this quiz during April: 66.8%
Average score since September 18, 2007: 66.8%

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Published in: on April 18, 2008 at 13:56  Comments (21)  
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  1. I got an 88, but I’m pretty sure a couple of their “correct answers” are wrong.

  2. I got an 88, but I’m pretty sure a couple of their “correct answers” are wrong.

  3. Oooh, that was a toughie. I got a score of 75% – but given that I’m really, really shaky on Constitutional history and don’t know squat about economics, I don’t think I did all that badly. 🙂

  4. Oooh, that was a toughie. I got a score of 75% – but given that I’m really, really shaky on Constitutional history and don’t know squat about economics, I don’t think I did all that badly. 🙂

  5. heh. 38/60– 63.33%. I am *very bad* at these subjects. It doesn’t help that I really only saw them in high school.

  6. heh. 38/60– 63.33%. I am *very bad* at these subjects. It doesn’t help that I really only saw them in high school.

  7. Fun! 81%–much better than I expected as a fair-to-middling student of history who hasn’t actively studied civics since high school. Still, going through those questions mostly reminds me of how much I’ve forgotten.

  8. Fun! 81%–much better than I expected as a fair-to-middling student of history who hasn’t actively studied civics since high school. Still, going through those questions mostly reminds me of how much I’ve forgotten.

  9. 56 out of 60.
    Go AP US history! Other than some of the philosophy issues that I picked up in college, I think all of those answers came from that one class in High school…

  10. 56 out of 60.
    Go AP US history! Other than some of the philosophy issues that I picked up in college, I think all of those answers came from that one class in High school…

  11. Actually, that’s not entirely true. That course in constitutional law at Stanford probably was a value add for several others as well, even if about half of it was reinforcement.

  12. Actually, that’s not entirely true. That course in constitutional law at Stanford probably was a value add for several others as well, even if about half of it was reinforcement.

  13. Got one wrong, dammit.

  14. Got one wrong, dammit.

  15. I somehow expected you’d beat the rest of us. 🙂

  16. I somehow expected you’d beat the rest of us. 🙂

  17. Hmm, 45 correct, 75%. I mostly got burned on historical questions I should know better, but don’t.

  18. Hmm, 45 correct, 75%. I mostly got burned on historical questions I should know better, but don’t.

  19. There was some guessing.

  20. There was some guessing.

  21. 54/60. An interesting combination of history, civics, and economics.


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