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Social Justice Quiz 2012: Thirteen Questions

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Question One.   The combined pay of the 299 highest paid CEOs in the US is enough to support how many median salary jobs?

 

45,000?  83,000?  102,325?

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Two.  The median net worth of black households in the US is $2,200.  What is the median net worth of white households in the US?

 

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$4,400?  $44,000?  $97,000?

 

Three. The US Department of Housing and Urban Development issues a national survey every year listing fair market rents for every county in the US.  HUD also suggests renters should pay no more than 30 percent of their income on housing costs.   In how many of the USA's 3068 counties can someone who works full-time and earns the federal minimum wage pay 30% of their income and find a one-bedroom apartment at the fair market rental amount?

 

19?  368?  1974?

 

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Four.  How much must the typical U.S. worker earn per hour to rent a two-bedroom apartment if that worker dedicates thirty percent of his income, as HUD suggests, to rent and utilities?

 

$9.39? $14.63?  $18.46?

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