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September 20, 2007

Civics quiz

Here's an interesting quiz about US history and related matters; 60 questions in all. See how you do at it. (I don't suppose it will mean much to those who aren't US citizens.)

The New York Sun has an article about how poorly graduating college seniors have been doing on this quiz.

Students Know Less After 4 College Years

By ANNIE KARNI
Staff Reporter of the Sun
September 19, 2007

Students at many of the country's most prestigious colleges and universities are graduating with less knowledge of American history, government, and economics than they had as incoming freshmen, with Harvard University seniors scoring a "D+" average on a 60-question multiple-choice exam about civic literacy.

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Posted by joke du jour at September 20, 2007 07:59 PM

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