Have you taken the Global Warning Test yet?
I am happy to report that I scored a 10 for 10 on the test. The test is a series of multiple answer questions. After you answer each question, a few paragraphs will explain the correct answer and give some facts that frequent readers of this site will have little trouble recognizing.
A few words about the Heartland Institute (the organization that has posted this test). They are a decidedly conservative organization. While this is not necessarily bad, it does taint the test to a very conservative approach to the entire discussion. I knew this going in so it was easy to figure out which answers Heartland thought were correct. Also, there are many questions the test does not ask that would not be as favorable to Heartland’s mission.
Heartland’s mission is to discover, develop, and promote free-market solutions to social and economic problems. Such solutions include parental choice in education, choice and personal responsibility in health care, market-based approaches to environmental protection, privatization of public services, and deregulation in areas where property rights and markets do a better job than government bureaucracies.
Overall, I think everyone should take the test. It will only cost you about 10 minutes of your time. I would be interested in anyone’s comments about the test after taking it.
I first saw this test on PolicyBlog so thank you to them for putting it up.
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