Rate the States! Quiz Answers

2 Oct

      Here are the answers! You get to score yourself.

      Be honest! No cheating! (Tip: Don’t try this in a real classroom)

      In this quiz you were given the following numbers and had to place them in the boxes next to the appropriate category rating the United States’ standing in the world compared to other countries. Here are your numbers.

(15, 16, 27, 30, 31, 33, 35, 37, and three 1’s)

So, where does the United States stand in the world when it comes to?

These stats come from The 2012 Global Competitiveness Report which is a yearly report published by the World Economic Forum.

 

 

Life Expectancy:   __30__ Think of how much we’re saving in Social Security and Medicaid!

 

Internet Speed:      ___15__ who wants to watch fast porn?

 

Education:              ___35__ I hear 35 is the new 15!

 

# of people who believe in Angels: __1__of course! They play in Anaheim don’t they???

 

Mobile Phones per Capita: __16__Hey, I only need 1!

 

Renewable Energy Use: __27__There’s always Redbull!

 

Defense Spending: __1___ The best defense is a good offense?

 

Scientific Literacy: __33__We’re 33rd by intelligent design!

 

Quality of Healthcare: __37__who needs healthcare when you’re 30th in life expectancy!

 

Prison Population: __1__How many times do we have to tell everyone? Freedom is not free!

 

Infant Survival rate: __31__absolutely nothing funny about this…

 

Hope you scored better than the U.S. did. I already know you scored better than the Jets!

 

 

4 Responses to “Rate the States! Quiz Answers”

  1. The Meandering Matriarch October 2, 2012 at 1:36 pm #

    How Dreadful…No. 1 only in defence spending, prison population, and belief in angels. The very three things one should want to be last in.

  2. Daphne October 2, 2012 at 3:00 pm #

    Well, I got 2 out of the three #1’s correct. I knew we weren’t first in internet speed – I am forced to pay for cable from a provider that must secretly use dial-up. -.- The angels one got me – more people in the US believe in angels than any other country in the world? Must be all those prisoners who are praying for their convictions to be overturned. 😛

    • evangelinehemingway October 2, 2012 at 11:41 pm #

      I got only three correct. I am interested to know what countries are beating us out and who sets the stipulations for each catagory.

  3. camparigirl October 4, 2012 at 12:41 am #

    Thank you for this. Sobering..

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