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Old 02-19-2010, 06:18 PM   #11
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i answered the unemployment rate the same and it said I was wrong. it is currently 9.7%

Then it changed my answer on the oil question. 57% is imported.

1. Do you happen to know if the national unemployment rate is currently closer to: 10% Incorrect 55
2. Do you happen to know how many women, if any, sit on the U.S. Supreme Court? More than one Correct 56
3. As far as you know, which foreign country holds the most U.S. government debt? Japan/China Correct 59
4. As far as you know, about how much of the oil consumed annually in the U.S. is imported? Two-thirds Incorrect 57
5. How many Republican senators voted to pass the health care reform bill in its vote on the Senate floor? 0 Correct 32
6. In the United States Senate, opponents to legislation can delay a vote by filibustering. Do you know how many senators are needed to break a filibuster and bring a bill to the floor? 60 Correct 26
7. Thinking about the man who attempted to bomb an airliner on Christmas Day... Where do intelligence officials believe he was trained and given materials for the bomb? Yemen Correct 50
8. During the entire year of 2009, do you happen to know if there were more American military fatalities in: Afghanistan Correct 43
9. Do you happen to know if the Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently closer to: 10,000 Correct 36
10. Do you happen to know the name of the current majority leader of the U.S. Senate? Harry Reid Correct 39
11. Do you happen to know who Stephen Colbert is? A comedian and TV talk show host Correct 41
12. Can you name the chairperson of the Republican National Committee? Michael Steele Correct 32


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Old 02-19-2010, 07:59 PM   #12
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I missed 2, 8 and 11.


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11/12 missed the oil question.
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Old 02-20-2010, 04:54 AM   #14
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I'm amazed that I got 11 out of 12. Missed the "skivvies bomber" question.
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10 of 12. Filibuster and DOW.
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11 of 12. Missed debt. Japan over China? Interesting.
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Same here...

I said China, also.
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Geeeze! I got 12 out of 12 correct. Oh man, do I feel special now.
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12 out of 12.

Your Pew Political IQ Score

Here's Your Score: You correctly answered 12 of the 12 possible questions along with approximately 2% of the public. You did better than 98% of the general public.
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12 out of 12.

Your Pew Political IQ Score

Here's Your Score: You correctly answered 12 of the 12 possible questions along with approximately 2% of the public. You did better than 98% of the general public.

Of course around here 40% of the "public" can't speak english.


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