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November 24, 2008

The Public Gets Only 49% Right in Quiz on Basic Civics and History; Elected Officials Get... 44% Right

Here's the money question. Literally.

The question that received the fewest correct responses, just 16 percent, tested respondents' basic understanding of economic principles, asking why "free markets typically secure more economic prosperity than government's centralized planning?"

I guess you can have your cake and eat it too, and there is such a thing as a free lunch after all. Or so the American public believes.


Take the Quiz: Here.


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