Still, that’s better than 49% mean score of the 2500 people test-takers nationwide. In fact, it’s way better than every single category sampled:
|Income > $100K||55|
The study's authors somehow convinced 164 elected officials to take the test, and their average score was 44% – five points lower than the general public.
These questions are pretty basic: multiple choice answers to questions about the First Amendment, the purpose of the Federal Reserve Bank, names for the three branches of government. Yes, some of them were a little tricky, but I don't think you can be an informed voter if you don't know this stuff.
Take the 5-minute test yourself and let me know how you did: