It Appears Americans Can’t Answer Most Of These Simple Science Questions

This research from Pew Research Center shows that just 86% of Americans know that the inner core is the Earth’s hottest part, and just 34% of Americans know that water boils at lower temperatures at high altitudes.

Pew Research Center
Pew Research Center

You might know the answers to these questions, but out of the 3,278 adults surveyed, just 6% got a perfect score. Wait, so you need me to do the math for you, right? That’s 196 people. There was an incredible 28% that got half or more wrong. Wow. So, let me ask you this: are you smarter than these people?

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