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Civic Literacy Quiz

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Civic Literacy Quiz
« on: November 22, 2008, 11:28:36 PM »

This is wrong.

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Re: Civic Literacy Quiz
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2008, 11:33:52 PM »
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Re: Civic Literacy Quiz
« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2008, 11:44:40 PM »
87.88%

I thought the President could declare war all on his own. Whoops!

This is wrong.

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Re: Civic Literacy Quiz
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2008, 11:49:00 PM »
Some of the questions were phrased poorly, or the answers a little vague. Still, interesting quiz.

Re: Civic Literacy Quiz
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2008, 11:49:27 PM »
72.3%...shoulda done better, but that's what a JD/MBA is for, right?  i was a theology major after all...

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Re: Civic Literacy Quiz
« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2008, 11:52:14 PM »
I got one wrong.   Surprise, surprise, it was one of the ones about the superiority of capitalism.  (96.97%)

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Re: Civic Literacy Quiz
« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2008, 11:54:00 PM »
Some of the questions were phrased poorly, or the answers a little vague.

Totally!  I'm surprised I got some of the ones at the end right.  They were really weird.

87.88%

I thought the President could declare war all on his own. Whoops!

You're in the company of some very powerful people, including our Vice President. :)

ETA: Wait, was that a clever joke that my literal brain missed?  Eesh, I'm such an ass sometimes.

Re: Civic Literacy Quiz
« Reply #7 on: November 22, 2008, 11:57:48 PM »
81.82%.  Unsurprisingly, the questions I missed were about economics, not government or history.

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Re: Civic Literacy Quiz
« Reply #8 on: November 23, 2008, 12:03:00 AM »
I got the "govt for the people" and govt spending/taxation parity one wrong. I think that one almost has 2 correct answers.

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Re: Civic Literacy Quiz
« Reply #9 on: November 23, 2008, 12:06:47 AM »
I got the "govt for the people" and govt spending/taxation parity one wrong. I think that one almost has 2 correct answers.

I thought the same.  Or no correct answers.  I also thought there were no correct answers to these:


13)   Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, and Aquinas would concur that . . .

27)   Free markets typically secure more economic prosperity than government’s centralized planning because . . .

And two nearly correct answers to this:

25)   Free enterprise or capitalism exists insofar as . . . (B & E)