Test Your Cultural Literacy

Test Your Cultural Literacy

by Arco, Kathy A. Zahler
     
 
Think You're Well Educated? Prove It!

Do you know a Midas touch from an Achilles' Heel? Pandora's box from the Holy Grail? The Louisiana Purchase from the Missouri Compromise? If you recognize these names and remember, you are showing cultural literacy--a skill that helps you understand what you read and hear. Yet all too many Americans have neglected

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Think You're Well Educated? Prove It!

Do you know a Midas touch from an Achilles' Heel? Pandora's box from the Holy Grail? The Louisiana Purchase from the Missouri Compromise? If you recognize these names and remember, you are showing cultural literacy--a skill that helps you understand what you read and hear. Yet all too many Americans have neglected this vital part of their own education. Have you? Test your cultural literacy with these 15 original--and highly entertaining--pop quizzes...or try them on your friends as a challenge! Here's a chance to show how much you really know!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780671847166
Publisher:
Peterson's
Publication date:
03/03/1993
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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