The following test was given to a random sampling of 566 college seniors. Only one student
answered all 34 questions correctly. If the exam had been graded, only 19% would have passed, while four out of five students would have flunked. A majority
, 65%, would have earned an F.
Administered by the Center for Survey Research and Analysis Center for Survey Research and Analysis
, the questions were drawn from a basic high school curriculum. Many had been used in standardized tests.