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Rediscovering America: A Quiz on the US Census



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By David Tucker
The decennial U.S. Census — or Population and Housing Census as it is also known — endeavors to count every individual living in the United States and the five U.S. territories, and will take place again this year.
The quiz below, from the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University in Ohio, provides an opportunity for you to test your knowledge of the history and purpose of the U.S. Census.
[wp_quiz id=”120044″] Answers:  1-C, 2-A, 3-D, 4-C, 5-B, 6-C, 7-A, 8-B, 9-D, 10-A
About the Author 
David Tucker is senior fellow at the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University and general editor of Ashbrook’s “Core Documents Collection” curricula resources. He wrote this for