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Thursday, September 30, 2010

More "Common Knowledge"?

Several weeks ago, I posted how much the average American knows about current events in a recent poll, and how shocked I was to see how much more I knew than most people.
Well...there was a similar poll very recently by the Pew Research Center again. About how much Americans know about religion, and strangely, atheists scored higher than Catholics and even Evangelicals. Granted, several of the questions were about other religions than Christianity, but that still seems very surprising that so few people would know the answers to these questions.
Here were my results on their online quiz. I scored a 100%...

And here is the online quiz if you would like to take it yourself: http://features.pewforum.org/quiz/us-religious-knowledge/index.php