Take the Civic Literacy Exam


I caught this over at Doug Ross. Something to do on a winter’s day. Enjoy!

The Intercollegiate Studies Institute offers an extremely interesting Full Civic Literacy Exam

Quiz

  • Full Civic Literacy Exam (from our 2008 survey)

    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? Questions were drawn from past ISI surveys, as well as other nationally recognized exams.

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12 Responses to “Take the Civic Literacy Exam”

  1. Always On Watch Says:


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

    I did!

    My score:

    You answered 31 out of 33 correctly — 93.94 %

    It is shameful that college educators scored 55%. Sheesh.

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    • bunkerville Says:

      Sad indeed. There were a couple that were darn close, otherwise no excuse.

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      • Always On Watch Says:

        Most of the questions were quite easy. I find it difficult to understand how anyone could score lower than 70%!

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  2. shekinah419 Says:

    Reblogged this on servehiminthewaiting and commented:
    I scored an 83, better than the college educators, congress, and Obama! And WAY better, I’m sure, than Joe Biden, lol.

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    • bunkerville Says:

      Says a lot for us conservative folks now doesn’t it.

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  3. Steve Dennis Says:

    81.82 for me, I changed a couple of answers which if I left alone I would have scored higher. Flip flopping never pays!

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    • bunkerville Says:

      That’s what they say. The levee question hung me up, and a couple more if I had thought more about it. Looks like we can be college professors!

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  4. Ducy's here Says:

    32 out of 33. Not bad for a state educated leftist.

    Missed the one on the anti-Federalists.

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    • Ducky's here Says:

      typo — that’s Ducky.

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      • bunkerville Says:

        I figured that one would catch you.

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  5. Asylum Watch Says:

    I am ashamed that I oly scored 85%.

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    • bunkerville Says:

      Not bad…83 for me! Hey, doing better than than the college educators! :)

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