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Among non-citizens in U.S. prisons and jails during 2003-2009, how many arrests for murder were in their lifetime criminal records? Continue reading

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In 2017, what portion of new single-family mortgages were insured against default by taxpayers? Continue reading

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Between 2013 and 2017, by how much did the portion of adults in the U.S. who say they currently smoke marijuana increase? Continue reading

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What portion of the earth’s atmosphere is comprised of carbon dioxide? Continue reading

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What portion of federal taxes are comprised of estate and gift taxes? Continue reading

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What portion of eligible voters cast votes in the 2016 presidential election? Continue reading

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What portion of people receiving disability benefits through the Social Security Administration are overpaid at some point? Continue reading

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What portion of students who graduate from a 4-year college are proficient in practical math skills, such as figuring out a tip or determining the amount of interest on a loan? Continue reading

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What portion of all U.S. crude oil production is achieved through fracking? Continue reading

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Which is greater: spending on federal political campaigns and lobbying or spending on federal social programs? Continue reading

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What portion of all people in the U.S. aged 18 to 59 have genital human papillomavirus (HPV)? Continue reading

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Divided among all households in the U.S., what is the average cost per household to pay the salaries and benefits of all federal, state, and local government employees? Continue reading

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Which of the following energy sources provides the most energy for the United States? Continue reading

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Adjusted for inflation, is the current national debt per U.S. household higher or lower than it was during World War II? Continue reading

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What portion of the non-institutionalized, non-homeless U.S. adult population has a “serious mental illness” that “substantially interferes with or limits one or more major life activities”? Continue reading

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Among the following energy sources, which provides the most energy for the U.S.? Continue reading

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Since the time that most provisions of Obamacare were implemented in 2014, has the average U.S. life expectancy increased or decreased? Continue reading

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What portion of non-institutionalized, non-homeless adults in the U.S. have a “serious mental illness” that “substantially interferes with or limits one or more major life activities”? Continue reading

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Which of the following diagnoses is the most common reason why people receive Social Security disability benefits? Continue reading

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What portion of all federal, state, and local government spending in the U.S. is for public order and safety, including law enforcement, courts, prisons, immigration enforcement, and fire protection? Continue reading

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What portion of all federal revenues is consumed by interest on the national debt? Continue reading

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What portion of the U.S. economy is consumed by government spending? Continue reading

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Which of the following taxes accounts for the greatest share of federal government revenues? Continue reading

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On average, how much per year does interest on the national debt cost every household in the U.S.? Continue reading

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What portion of the U.S. economy is consumed by federal, state and local taxes? Continue reading

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What portion of all energy used in the U.S. is supplied by natural gas? Continue reading

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How much larger are the federal government’s debts, liabilities, and unfinanced obligations than its annual revenues? Continue reading

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How much does the federal government spend per year for each child enrolled in Head Start (the largest federal education / childcare program for preschoolers)? Continue reading