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Title: Economic Inequality in the United States


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Economic Inequality in the United States
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Question 1
  • In the United States, the 80 of the population
    at the bottom and middle of the income
    distribution earn about what percentage of the
    income?
  • 80 percent
  • 70 percent
  • 60 percent
  • 50 percent

3
Question 2
  • What percentage of the wealth of the United
    States is owned by the richest 1 of the
    population?
  • 10 percent
  • 22 percent
  • 28 percent
  • 34 percent

4
Question 3
  • What is the federal minimum wage?
  • 3.65/hour
  • 7.25/hour
  • 8.10/hour
  • 10.00/hour

5
Question 4
  • What is the federal poverty level for a family of
    two adults and two children?
  • 22,000/year
  • 32,000/year
  • 40,000/year
  • 48,000/year

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Question 5
  • What percentage of the population in the United
    States falls under the federal poverty level?
  • 3
  • 8
  • 12
  • 20

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Question 6
  • Which age group in the United States experiences
    the highest rates of poverty?
  • Under 18
  • 18-35
  • 35-50
  • 50-65
  • Over 65

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Question 7
  • The largest number of those living under the
    poverty line are
  • White/Caucasian
  • Black/African-American
  • Hispanic/Latino

9
Question 8
  • Which of these countries has the highest level of
    income inequality?
  • United States
  • India
  • Ukraine
  • Denmark

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Question 1
  • In the United States, the 80 of the population
    at the bottom and middle of the income
    distribution earn about what percentage of the
    income?
  • 80 percent
  • 70 percent
  • 60 percent
  • 50 percent

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Question 2
  • What percentage of the wealth of the United
    States is owned by the richest 1 of the
    population?
  • 10 percent
  • 22 percent
  • 28 percent
  • 34 percent

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Question 3
  • What is the federal minimum wage?
  • 3.65/hour
  • 7.25/hour
  • 8.10/hour
  • 10.00/hour

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Minimum Wage
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Question 4
  • What is the federal poverty level for a family of
    two adults and two children?
  • 22,000/year
  • 32,000/year
  • 40,000/year
  • 48,000/year

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Question 5
  • What percentage of the population in the United
    States falls under the federal poverty level?
  • 3
  • 8
  • 12
  • 20

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Question 6
  • Which age group in the United States experiences
    the highest rates of poverty?
  • Under 18
  • 18-35
  • 35-50
  • 50-65
  • Over 65

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Question 7
  • The largest number of those living under the
    poverty line are
  • White/Caucasian
  • Black/African-American
  • Hispanic/Latino

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Question 8
  • Which of these countries has the highest level of
    income inequality?
  • United States
  • India
  • Ukraine
  • Denmark

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Gini Coefficients Inequality around the World
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