What the Public Knows – In Words and Pictures
The Pew Research Center News IQ tests the public’s knowledge of prominent people and major events in the news. The latest survey used multiple-choice items as well as photographs, maps and symbols in its 19 questions.
Political Knowledge Update
The public is generally aware of basic facts about several recent national and international news stories, but current politics in Washington, including the balance of power, are a mystery to many. Young adults score best on education and Facebook.
Isn’t your religion quiz wrong about when the Sabbath begins?
Senior research staff answer questions from readers relating to all the areas covered by our seven projects, ranging from polling techniques and findings, to media, technology, religious, demographic and global attitudes trends.