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Pop Quiz: 10 Questions to Test Your Knowledge on Gas Prices

Posted By Rob Bluey On March 16, 2012 @ 1:00 pm In Scribe | Comments Disabled

Americans are upset over the rising cost of gasoline. As the national average for regular unleaded climbs to nearly $4 per gallon [1], President Obama’s approval rating is headed in the opposite direction [2]. As drivers pay closer attention to the price at the pump, they’re also growing more displeased with the policies from the White House [3], according to new polls released this week.

With little relief in sight as the summer months approach, it’s time for Washington to act. Heritage’s Nick Loris has recommended five common-sense solutions [4] that include approving the Keystone XL pipeline and removing regulatory barriers.

We’ve also put together a 10-question quiz to test your knowledge about gas prices and the oil industry. You might be surprised by some of the answers.


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[1] climbs to nearly $4 per gallon: http://fuelgaugereport.aaa.com/?redirectto=http://fuelgaugereport.opisnet.com/index.asp

[2] headed in the opposite direction: http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/03/polling-101-why-obamas-sagging-approval-is-tied-to-gas-prices/

[3] growing more displeased with the policies from the White House: http://news.yahoo.com/polls-dip-obama-seeks-show-oil-progress-150718750.html

[4] five common-sense solutions: http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2012/02/gas-prices-5-half-truths-about-rising-gasoline-prices

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