Are You Smarter Than a Congressman?

The Intercollegiate Studies Institute produced a 33 question quiz which tests knowledge of American Civics.

Thirty three questions.  No sweat.

They gave this quiz to the general public whose average score was only 49%.

Then they sorted out those who were elected U.S. Officials.  The average score?  44%.

This begs the question of the month….

Are You Smarter Than a Congressman?

Take the quiz here.  Feel free to post your results in the comments.

Then read the whole report here.

Full disclosure:  I took the quiz:  You answered 31 out of 33 correctly — 93.94 %

Hat Tip: Instapundit


2 Responses to Are You Smarter Than a Congressman?

  1. red squirrel says:

    You answered 29 out of 33 correctly — 87.88 %

    Average score for this quiz during November: 78.1%
    Average score: 78.1%

    Now must go see what I missed!

  2. […] should be tested on principle before being approved to run for office. A test already exists (and here) for this purpose, so we wouldn’t even need to pay a testing company $500 million dollars to make […]

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