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Who Knows Where?

U.S. News and World Report, August 8, 1988, p. 11.

One out of five Americans age 18 to 24 can't find the U.S. on a world map. 75% of adult Americans surveyed were unable to locate the Persian Gulf (after years of war there, involving the U. S.). 45% couldn't pick out Central America. 25% were unable to find the Pacific Ocean. Of 18 to 24 year olds, only 30% could find Britain on an unlabeled world map. 35% located Japan. 40% located Central America.