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dbmk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-20-08 05:23 PM
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41. As a non US citizen
I think I can live with "23 out of 33 correctly 69.70 %"

And one was missed due to pure misclicking.
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  -How's your 'civic literacy?' Take the test wyldwolf  Nov-20-08 03:34 PM   #0 
  - 100%, baby!!!  backscatter712   Nov-20-08 03:42 PM   #1 
  - awesome!  wyldwolf   Nov-20-08 03:43 PM   #2 
  - missed two  notmypresident   Nov-20-08 03:44 PM   #3 
  - I missed the same two  Truth2Tell   Nov-20-08 06:59 PM   #72 
  - I missed two as well  Sophree   Nov-20-08 11:42 PM   #106 
  - I missed those two also  Mojorabbit   Nov-20-08 11:59 PM   #110 
  - 88%. Missed four.  roguevalley   Nov-21-08 04:15 PM   #139 
  - 26 out of 33 correctly 78.79 %  MarkInCA   Nov-20-08 03:44 PM   #4 
  - I got those by the old process of elimination technique  wyldwolf   Nov-20-08 03:46 PM   #6 
  - I might have done better if I tried harder.  MarkInCA   Nov-20-08 03:51 PM   #9 
  - Also 78% ...  JoePhilly   Nov-20-08 04:08 PM   #24 
  - Yep, same here, same score,  Lincolngirl   Nov-20-08 09:07 PM   #88 
  - That's exactly what I got, and exactly why! LOL  SpookyCat   Nov-20-08 09:41 PM   #93 
  - 96.97%  ayeshahaqqiqa   Nov-20-08 03:45 PM   #5 
  - 32 out of 33  Birthmark   Nov-20-08 03:49 PM   #7 
  - I missed 21 and 33. Those financial questions were hard.  CTyankee   Nov-20-08 03:49 PM   #8 
  - 32/33 - missed #33.  damonm   Nov-20-08 03:51 PM   #10 
  - 93.94 % here, but #33 - do you have a problem with the way it was ASKED?  FormerRushFan   Nov-20-08 04:14 PM   #30 
  - I agree.... there is really no fully correct answer.  TahitiNut   Nov-20-08 06:12 PM   #60 
  - (correct would have been, "government DEFICIT is zero")  reggie the dog   Nov-21-08 03:21 AM   #126 
  - Missed only #33 too...  nonpareil   Nov-20-08 07:25 PM   #74 
  - it bothers me to know that less than half the people know that there are three branches of govt  niyad   Nov-20-08 03:51 PM   # 
  - Well after 8 years of only having ONE branch people tend to forget..  ddeclue   Nov-20-08 04:26 PM   #34 
  - 100+  H2O Man   Nov-20-08 03:51 PM   #11 
  - Are they right that congress recently approved wars. I disagree.  hans   Nov-20-08 11:17 PM   #103 
     - That isn't the question they asked.  hvn_nbr_2   Nov-21-08 12:01 AM   #111 
  - 100%. n/t  Unvanguard   Nov-20-08 03:54 PM   #12 
  - ::shame::  AyanEva   Nov-20-08 03:55 PM   #13 
  - 93.94% or 31 of 33  SoonerPride   Nov-20-08 03:55 PM   #14 
  - Me too, for the very same reason.  RedLetterRev   Nov-20-08 04:10 PM   #27 
  - I only missed #7. Some of these questions have nothing to do with civic literacy, and more to do...  StrictlyRockers   Nov-20-08 03:56 PM   #15 
  - Umm we DO live in a capitalist free market democracy.. not a ..  Ozma   Nov-20-08 04:11 PM   #28 
  - There is no USSR. China hardly has what you could call a "centrally planned economy". n/t  StrictlyRockers   Nov-20-08 05:54 PM   #52 
  - I just answered those with what I thought they wanted to hear  nxylas   Nov-20-08 07:09 PM   #73 
  - I thought the same exact thing. n/t  Downtown Hound   Nov-20-08 11:49 PM   #107 
  - bingo  struggle4progress   Nov-20-08 11:51 PM   #109 
  - 32 out of 33 - missed #7  JustinL   Nov-20-08 03:56 PM   #16 
  - I missed that, too, and I think it was a trick question. This is not  Ozma   Nov-20-08 04:14 PM   #29 
  - 81.82 %  atreides1   Nov-20-08 03:57 PM   #17 
  - 31 out of 33; missed 31 and 33. not too bad. n/t  wallwriter   Nov-20-08 03:57 PM   #18 
  - Missed two  DebbieCDC   Nov-20-08 03:58 PM   #19 
  - 87.88% I got the following wrong: 11, 29, 31, 33  beachmom   Nov-20-08 04:00 PM   #20 
  - 31  reggie the dog   Nov-20-08 04:02 PM   #21 
  - I scored 100% and got these answers "right"  ddeclue   Nov-20-08 04:31 PM   #35 
  - Heh. I answered exactly as you did.  myrna minx   Nov-21-08 12:05 AM   #112 
  - look how poorly elected officals score compared to citizens  reggie the dog   Nov-20-08 04:04 PM   #22 
  - is it a problem that citizen's score better than elected officials?  izzybeans   Nov-20-08 04:06 PM   #23 
  - 78.79%. Ouch!!!! nt  Bonobo   Nov-20-08 04:09 PM   #25 
  - 90% or so is MY score!  Ozma   Nov-20-08 04:10 PM   #26 
  - Yikes!  bluedeminredstate   Nov-20-08 04:15 PM   #31 
  - I knew all those years of watching PBS, C-SPAN, 60 minutes and the West Wing would pay off some day:  ddeclue   Nov-20-08 04:18 PM   #32 
  - "You answered 29 out of 33 correctly 87.88 %"  CitizenPatriot   Nov-20-08 04:25 PM   #33 
  - 100% for me, too.  laptoprepairguy   Nov-20-08 04:33 PM   #36 
  - FYI: Intercollegiate Studies Institute is a right-wing wacko organization.  jefferson_dem   Nov-20-08 04:38 PM   #37 
  - The econ questions did skew to the right  BlueDogDemocratNH   Nov-20-08 04:46 PM   #39 
     - Definately.  spelldmilk   Nov-20-08 06:02 PM   #56 
     - Many had a rightward bias.  NutmegYankee   Nov-20-08 08:57 PM   #85 
        - The folks at ISI are died-in-the-wool knuckle dragging freakazoids...  jefferson_dem   Nov-20-08 09:01 PM   #87 
  - 100%  BlueDogDemocratNH   Nov-20-08 04:45 PM   #38 
  - 100%  NutmegYankee   Nov-20-08 04:54 PM   #40 
  - As a non US citizen  dbmk   Nov-20-08 05:23 PM   #41 
  - I got a 84.85%  BreatheOnMe   Nov-20-08 05:25 PM   #42 
  - That was my score also.  rebel with a cause   Nov-20-08 07:29 PM   #75 
  - My score as well. n/t  Downtown Hound   Nov-20-08 11:50 PM   #108 
  - You answered 26 out of 33 correctly 78.79 % Ouch.  DCBob   Nov-20-08 05:26 PM   #43 
  - 30 of 33 for me, too -- 90.91%  Blue_In_AK   Nov-20-08 05:29 PM   #44 
  - 90.91%- missed 8, 11, 33-  Bluerthanblue   Nov-20-08 05:29 PM   #45 
  - 84.85%  crispini   Nov-20-08 05:30 PM   #46 
  - The same score I got  carnie_sf   Nov-21-08 01:51 AM   #122 
  - There is major ongoing debate about many of the economic questions  jpgray   Nov-20-08 05:34 PM   #47 
  - Yes, those are bad questions. It's no surprise a lot of people got them wrong.  Hissyspit   Nov-21-08 01:20 AM   #117 
  - 32 of 33 but I feel stupid.  lamprey   Nov-20-08 05:36 PM   #48 
  - I got a 31/33, but some of the questions clearly seem to have a more conservative point of view  SemiCharmedQuark   Nov-20-08 05:38 PM   #49 
  - that's in most, if not all, text books  charlie and algernon   Nov-20-08 05:57 PM   #54 
  - 31 out of 33  Donald Ian Rankin   Nov-20-08 05:43 PM   #50 
  - very good  Two Americas   Nov-20-08 06:20 PM   #62 
  - Which is why  verges   Nov-20-08 11:02 PM   #102 
  - 87.88 - I missed 12, 14, 29 and 30 (nt)  sampsonblk   Nov-20-08 05:48 PM   #51 
  - Missed #33  FloridaJudy   Nov-20-08 05:57 PM   #53 
  - Ohhh, so close: 90.91%. Missed three:  spelldmilk   Nov-20-08 06:01 PM   #55 
  - Okay, does anyone else find it extremely disturbing  spelldmilk   Nov-20-08 06:06 PM   #57 
  - 32 out of 33  TheCentepedeShoes   Nov-20-08 06:10 PM   #58 
  - A lot of us missed that one only.  StrictlyRockers   Nov-20-08 06:12 PM   #61 
  - And that should be  TheCentepedeShoes   Nov-20-08 06:23 PM   #63 
  - The common answer is the Constitution...........  trayfoot   Nov-20-08 06:53 PM   #70 
  - 31 of 33---guess sarah palin's right--we're not REAL Americans  abq e streeter   Nov-20-08 06:11 PM   #59 
  - 72.73% and I didn't even have to cheat to accomplish such an amazing feat. lol  mtnsnake   Nov-20-08 06:34 PM   #64 
  - I missed this one: how is "B" correct, and not "E?" huh?  Gabi Hayes   Nov-20-08 06:37 PM   #65 
  - Just my take on this question.............  trayfoot   Nov-20-08 06:50 PM   #69 
  - That's where I came down but it took some thought. It was the word "directly"  CTyankee   Nov-21-08 09:16 AM   #135 
  - Citizens *are* paying for the construction. It's not the government's money.  orangepeel68   Nov-20-08 07:58 PM   #78 
  - Key Word: "Directly"  Crisco   Nov-21-08 08:58 AM   #132 
  - It was a toss-up between A and E for me, except  14thColony   Nov-21-08 04:50 AM   #127 
  - I got 27 out of 33  Raineyb   Nov-20-08 06:38 PM   #66 
  - Woo-Hoo! Only one wrong!  WinkyDink   Nov-20-08 06:44 PM   #67 
  - 100%  trayfoot   Nov-20-08 06:46 PM   #68 
  - For the Capitalism Is Teh Awesome questions I had to fake it.  superduperfarleft   Nov-20-08 06:57 PM   #71 
  - 30/33. I call the economics out as push poll propaganda  TheKentuckian   Nov-20-08 07:30 PM   #76 
  - I got a 100. But I guessed on #13  orangepeel68   Nov-20-08 07:50 PM   #77 
  - I scored 100%, but a I had to really pore over a couple of the questions  HereKittyKitty   Nov-20-08 08:10 PM   #79 
  - 31/33 correct!  fed_up_mother   Nov-20-08 08:29 PM   #80 
  - 90.91% I missed 27-29-30  alphafemale   Nov-20-08 08:31 PM   #81 
  - 90.91 here too. nt  JerseygirlCT   Nov-20-08 08:40 PM   #82 
  - 28 out of 33 - 84.85 (4, 8, 11, 15, 31 wrong)  elkston   Nov-20-08 08:53 PM   #83 
  - 30/33, 90.91% /nt  Abacus   Nov-20-08 08:55 PM   #84 
  - You answered 29 out of 33 correctly 87.88 %  Uzybone   Nov-20-08 08:58 PM   #86 
  - I missed..  stillcool47   Nov-20-08 09:12 PM   #89 
  - You answered 32 out of 33 correctly 96.97 %  baldguy   Nov-20-08 09:14 PM   #90 
  - Damn...28/33 (84.85%)  Kaylee   Nov-20-08 09:14 PM   #91 
  - I missed number 27 -  kenzee13   Nov-20-08 09:34 PM   #92 
  - Eek - I'm the dummy of the group  footinmouth   Nov-20-08 09:59 PM   #94 
  - feh, me too  Connonym   Nov-21-08 02:12 AM   #125 
  - 31 out of 33 here --- 93.94% n/t  Teacher in SC   Nov-20-08 10:07 PM   #95 
  - 96.97%.  lumberjack_jeff   Nov-20-08 10:09 PM   #96 
  - I finished my B.A. and took an M.A. at a Catholic institution and had so much of those  CTyankee   Nov-21-08 09:25 AM   #137 
  - Missed #10 and #27  Ikonoklast   Nov-20-08 10:13 PM   #97 
  - I answered 30 out of 33 correctly 90.91 %  Kaleva   Nov-20-08 10:24 PM   #98 
  - Same score as you - but different mistakes  GoneOffShore   Nov-20-08 10:25 PM   #99 
  - 93.94%  swampg8r   Nov-20-08 10:39 PM   #100 
  - 90.91%, too!  Aristus   Nov-20-08 10:48 PM   #101 
  - I tied the OPer...30 out of 33  jonestonesusa   Nov-20-08 11:19 PM   #104 
  - 93.94%  Chulanowa   Nov-20-08 11:39 PM   #105 
  - I also missed #7  Dr_eldritch   Nov-21-08 12:15 AM   #113 
  - 90.91 - 27, 29, and 33.  moriah   Nov-21-08 12:33 AM   #114 
  - Missed three also.  whistler162   Nov-21-08 12:35 AM   #115 
  - I missed #7, #13, #33 but #33 was worded confusingly  Hippo_Tron   Nov-21-08 12:57 AM   #116 
  - I missed 33 too, and agree the wording was odd n/t  AZDemDist6   Nov-21-08 02:04 AM   #124 
  - 30 of 33  droidamus2   Nov-21-08 01:28 AM   #118 
  - missed 7 and 27. I don't care who said it, more what was said. n/t  Sirveri   Nov-21-08 01:31 AM   #119 
  - 78.79 % non-US citizen  Jennifer C   Nov-21-08 01:38 AM   #120 
  - I missed one  Morning Dew   Nov-21-08 01:43 AM   #121 
  - You answered 31 out of 33 correctly 93.94 %  AZDemDist6   Nov-21-08 02:02 AM   #123 
  - You answered 30 out of 33 correctly 90.91 %  DemocratSinceBirth   Nov-21-08 05:46 AM   #128 
  - You Should Post It At Freak Republic  DemocratSinceBirth   Nov-21-08 05:48 AM   #129 
  - 84.85%  Bertha Venation   Nov-21-08 08:23 AM   #130 
  - 27 out of 33 correctly 81.82 %  BrklynLiberal   Nov-21-08 08:40 AM   #131 
  - Further proof that those who can, do  AtomTan   Nov-21-08 09:13 AM   #133 
  - You answered 32 out of 33 correctly 96.97 %  SteveG   Nov-21-08 09:14 AM   #134 
  - 90.91%. I missed 30, 31 and 33  GreenEyedLefty   Nov-21-08 09:25 AM   #136 
  - The purpose of this quiz is b.s.  AtomTan   Nov-21-08 09:29 AM   #138 
 

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