Posted on February 25, 2009 by jayp00001
I found this:
It’s a civics quiz. I took it and got 78% (a few I should have got but didn’t actually pay attention to the question) but I certainly didn’t get 100% and I should have.
More interesting than the test were the findings of the survey:
Here are some gems:
Less than one in five know that the phrase “a wall of separation” between church and state comes from a letter by Thomas Jefferson. Almost half incorrectly believe it can be found in the Constitution.
Although Congress has voted twice in the last eight years to approve foreign wars, only 53% know that the power to declare war belongs to Congress. Almost 40% incorrectly believe it belongs to the president.
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