Social Security debate: Take the quiz

Social Security debate: Take the quiz

It's a popular but complex system. As policymakers and politicos argue about its fiscal condition, here's a quick test of what you know about Social Security.


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1. When Social Security was first created, it protected:
  • Those too disabled to work
  • Certain retired workers from poverty
  • Retired workers' families
  • All of the above
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