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    Its really easy but I found it at the dump so they might have had a hard time with it lol

    http://www.pewresearch.org/quiz/science-knowledge/
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bailey View Post
    Its really easy but I found it at the dump so they might have had a hard time with it lol

    http://www.pewresearch.org/quiz/science-knowledge/
    13 out of 13 correct, although I had to bite my tongue on the global warming question.
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    Something is wrong with the quiz or answers page. The "results" said I answered three of the questions wrong when I really answered them correctly.

    Edit: I took it a second time with the same answers as the first time. This time it was 13 out of 13.
    Last edited by marv; 04-25-2013 at 08:46 AM.

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    When I got to the question page it told me to:

    "Forget it! You know nothing about science. Go back to cleaning out your closet."

    I did it anyway, and got 10. Would have scored 11, but changed my mind just before answering one of them.
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    I got the air question wrong.
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    100%.

    One thing I noticed about the scores of most women. They scored higher than men in answers that required higher reasoning (why should you limit antibiotics, how should you test to see if a new drug works) but lower on the discrete facts. I think most women take fewer science courses or read less about science in general. That needs to change.
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    I got an 80%. I was going to answer a couple a certain way then changed my mind only to find that what I was going to answer with the first time was right. Gah! I haven't had that kind of science since grade school.

    The one I got wrong was about gas that makes up most of the earths atmosphere. I said hydrogen and the correct answer is nitrogen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LukeEDay View Post
    The one I got wrong was about gas that makes up most of the earths atmosphere. I said hydrogen and the correct answer is nitrogen.
    If only it were N2O instead!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ABC in Georgia View Post
    If only it were N2O instead!
    Yeah, that would make it so easy lol ..

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    Number 13 is only half true as well. It is just as important in oil production.


    The key thing wrong with the global warming question is the word "most" - it ought to be a "few fanatics"
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