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Long Live Literacy!

Where would the three "R's" be without literacy? Take our quiz and learn the facts about reading and writing.

Quiz

Where would the three "R's" be without literacy? Take our quiz and learn the facts about reading and writing.

1. What country has a 100 percent literacy rate?

  • United States.
  • Iceland.
  • New Zealand.

2. Who of the following authors is the only American among the most published authors of all time?

  • Stephen King (1947- )
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
  • John Updike (1932- )
  • Mark Twain (1835-1910)
  • William Faulkner (1897-1962)

3. Nearly ______________ American adults have never attended school.

  • 300000
  • 900000
  • 3000000

4. More than 20 percent of adults read at or below:

  • a ninth grade level.
  • a first grade level.
  • a fifth-grade level.

5. What is the best selling American book of all time?

  • Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care.
  • The Guiness Book of World Records.
  • Noah Webster's Blue-Backed Speller.

1. What country has a 100 percent literacy rate?
Iceland.

2. Who of the following authors is the only American among the most published authors of all time?
William Faulkner (1897-1962)

3. Nearly ______________ American adults have never attended school.
3000000

4. More than 20 percent of adults read at or below:
a fifth-grade level.

5. What is the best selling American book of all time?
Noah Webster's Blue-Backed Speller.

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