Are You Smarter Than a 12th Grader?
Every two years, the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy tests 12th graders' practical money knowledge. The average score usually hovers around 52 percent.
You can test yourself on these sample questions from the 2006 survey. Keep in mind that these questions weren't made up by me, so if you get them wrong, you only have yourself to blame. Just kidding... but really, don't get mad.