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    (Original post by Andy Ftw)
    Yeah I guess it makes sense, but honestly who is actually going to choose the 'don't know' option for everything they aren't 100% sure of?
    Guess it's for people like me who have no idea at all about most religious traditions
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    27/32 -_-
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    27/32
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    21/35

    Pretty much average for atheist
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    (Original post by Clare~Bear)
    The website froze and now even when I start again it always says 18/32 but I only got up to about 25. I got 28/32 in the end.

    I wouldn't have got any of the Mormon questions if it wasn't for the Amerian West unit in GCSE History.
    Haha same, I'd always wished we'd learned about the civil war instead of the 'The American West' and the 'History of Medicine' but actually came in useful (for the first time!) today.

    Only got 23 right though, darned questions about the US court rulings. Those questions shouldn't have even been in there, it's a quiz about religion not about politics.
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    (Original post by Supermassive_muse_fan)
    Haha same, I'd always wished we'd learned about the civil war instead of the 'The American West' and the 'History of Medicine' but actually came in useful (for the first time!) today.

    Only got 23 right though, darned questions about the US court rulings.
    I found the american west dull but I liked the medicine topic.
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    I love how it's 'Are you smarter than an atheist' instead of 'Are you smarter than a Jew or Mormon?

    Talk about misleading.
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    (Original post by Dalek1099)
    15/32.Agnosticism is not being sure whether god exists-this is taught at GCSE so there is no disagreement that is the definition.
    And at gcse we're taught electron orbitals go 2,8,8,18.., and that distributivity applies to everything. Knowledge does extend past GCSE y'know.
    The real definition is a belief that it's impossible to know, not being 'in the middle' as lots think. Check out the root words.
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    29/32. Atheist. I didn't know the questions about the Jewish Sabbath, the "faith alone" question and the Great Awakening one.
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    (Original post by NuclearFusion)
    Guess it's for people like me who have no idea at all about most religious traditions
    Hah, with you on that one, but I still guessed most of them anyway (except the first, then I realised I was being silly putting 'don't know' )
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    30/32; not too sure on Protestant doctrine or Mamonides, it seems. I am quite shocked that the average score in America was so low, a lot of questions in that quiz were general knowledge more than anything else.
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    (Original post by Clare~Bear)
    I found the american west dull but I liked the medicine topic.
    Oh yes definitely.
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    29/32 - not too bad, not too bad
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    I got a 30/32. I don't know much about the Mormon religion (I'm still young I'll learn) and the question about public schools being permitted to read to us the Bible as literature I'm pretty sure isn't true. I'm in high school and the closest there was to "biblical literature" was chorus/band songs. But, hey, a 30s not bad for being a high school student
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    27/32 not bad I guess.
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    25/32 OK I guess

    "Atheists and agnostics, Jews and Mormons are among the highest-scoring groups in a 32-question survey of religious knowledge by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life. On average, Americans got 16 of the 32 questions correct. Atheists and agnostics got an average of 20.9 correct answers. Jews (20.5) and Mormons (20.3). Protestants got 16 correct answers on average, while Catholics got 14.7 questions right."

    Suprised they didn't include all of America's 48543280489232 denominations.
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    26/32 and I don't think I ever took RE seriously.

    (Original post by NB_ide)
    See how you fare. I got 27/32. One Q in there I think is a bit odd but the rest are the kind of facts you might learn in RE/RS which, at least in my day, we all took in secondary school.
    Which question did you think was odd?
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    24/32 - some quite lucky, some i simply had no idea like whats with the US school questions.
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    (Original post by 08rbut)
    I got 21/32, which i quite embarrassing being 1 of 5 students taking RS Longcourse at GCSE. Oh well
    :five:
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    I like it how the very first question is about the Sabbath in the Ten Commandments.

    Hopefully it will awaken some people to the fact this commandment must be kept too -- not just the other nine!

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