Trivia Quiz

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Q1:   68% of 12226 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 68 points
According to U. S. government estimates, what percentage of Federal Income Tax filers cheat?
7%
17%
37%
67%
97%

Q2:   70% of 12226 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 70 points
Why was the first U. S. Income Tax implemented?
To fund the cost of the Revolutionary War
To fund the cost of the Civil War
To help rebuild the South after the Civil War
To fund the cost of World War I
To fund the cost of World War II

Q3:   76% of 12226 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 76 points
In 1913, the Sixteenth Amendment to the U. S. Constitution was passed. What did it do?
Established the Internal Revenue Service
Permitted states as well as the federal government to levy income taxes
Deemed an income tax to be unconstitutional
Established the graduated scale for tax collection based on income
Made the collection of an Income Tax permanent

Q4:   62% of 12226 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 62 points
About how much did the U. S. government collect in Income Taxes in the year 2001?
$700 million
$7 billion
$70 billion
$700 billion
$7 trillion

Q5:   71% of 12226 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 71 points
Which President implemented the very first Income Tax in the United States?
Thomas Jefferson
Abraham Lincoln
Andrew Johnson
Teddy Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Q6:   48% of 12226 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 48 points
Which U. S. President was responsible for the largest Federal Income Tax cut in the 20th century?
John F. Kennedy
Lyndon Johnson
Gerald Ford
Ronald Reagan
Bill Clinton

Q7:   50% of 12226 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 50 points
In the United States, the Income Tax laws are written by...
The Internal Revenue Service
The Secretary of the Treasury
The Office of the President
The staff of the Federal Reserve Bank
The Congress

Q8:   67% of 12226 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 67 points
As of the year 2000, the U. S. Internal Revenue Code (or tax code for short) is how long?
Under 100 pages
About 450 pages
Over 4,500 pages
Over 45,000 pages
Nearly 500,000 pages

Q9:   71% of 12226 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 71 points
As a percent of income, which country has the highest tax rate?
United States
Kuwait
Ireland
France
Japan

Q10:   62% of 12226 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 62 points
Which of the following countries does NOT have an income tax?
Canada
Italy
Austria
Australia
Mozambique

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