Question 5 Answer


By: J.J. Jackson

Q. The United States Constitution was signed on _______.
A. The United States Constitution was signed September 7, 1787. Notice that we did not create one over night. It took years of work after the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

How did you fare? In 1996 when I originally gave this test to 50 people (21 “Conservatives”, 13 “Moderates”,
15 “Liberals”) the following percentages answered correctly:
Total Respondants: 20% (10)
“Conservatives” 38% (8)
“Moderates” 8% (1)
“Liberals” 7% (1)

What were some of the wrong answers?
July 4, 1776
1492
January 1, 1AD

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