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Science and religion: Viral Pew surveys yield surprising results.

How much do you know about science and religion?

In an article entitled "Lord of All I Survey" from Slate magazine, Phil Plait wonders about the level of scientific and religious background knowledge demonstrated by a random sample of Americans made by the PEW foundation.

"Last week, a couple of online surveys came to my attention. Both were from the Pew Research Center (a non-profit, respected group); one was about public knowledge of science, the other about religion. If you haven't taken them, they are very short (13 and 15 questions each) and will literally only take a couple of minutes for you to fill out—they don't ask for any specific personal info, and the questions are very simply stated. So please, go take them both before you continue reading here....