How Thick Is Your Bubble?

20 Questions  I  By Joshburek
How Thick Is Your Bubble?
This quiz is inspired by American Enterprise Institute scholar Charles Murray's new book, "Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010," which explores the unprecedented, class-based cultural gap in America. How culturally isolated are you? Answer these 20 questions to find out.

  
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1. 
Have you ever worked on a factory floor?  
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B.
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Have you ever held a job that caused a part of your body to hurt at the end of the day?
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B.
3.  Have you seen last year's mega-hit movie, "Transformers: Dark of the Moon"? 
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B.
4. 
Can you name this NASCAR champion?
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B.
5. 
In the past five years, have you been fishing or hunting?
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B.
6. 
Do you have a close friend who is an evangelical Christian?
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B.
7. 
During the past year, have you stocked your own fridge with domestic mass-market beer?
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B.
8.  Do you now have a close friend with whom you have strong and wide-ranging political disagreement?
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B.
9. 
Have you eaten at an Applebee's, TGI Friday's, or Outback Steakhouse in the past year?
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B.
10. 
Have you or your spouse ever bought a pickup truck?
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B.
11. 
Have you ever attended a Kiwanis or Rotary Club meeting, or a gathering at a union local?
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B.
12. 
Have you ever participated in a parade that did not involve global warming, gay rights, or a war protest?
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B.
13.  Since leaving school, have you worn a uniform as part of your job?  
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B.
14. 
Have you ever ridden on a Greyhound or Trailways bus?
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B.
15. 
Did you ever watch an "Oprah" show all the way through?
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B.
16. 
Did you or your spouse ever serve in the armed forces?
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B.
17.  Did you grow up in a family in which the chief breadwinner was not in a managerial position or high-prestige occupation (defined as dentist, physician, architect, attorney, engineer, scientist, or college professor)?
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B.
18.  Have you ever lived for at least a year as an adult in an American neighborhood in which the majority of your nearest 50 neighbors probably did not have college degrees?
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B.
19.  Have you ever had a close friend who could seldom get better than Cs in high school even if he or she tried hard?
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B.
20.  During the last month, have you voluntarily hung out with people who were smoking cigarettes?  
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B.
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