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Paying at the Pump: Gas Prices Quiz
by Staff
Everyone knows that gas prices are skyrocketing, but how much do you know about where your gasoline is coming from? Do you know where the money that you spend on gasoline is actually going? Where can you find the cheapest gasoline in the world? What about the most expensive? Take our quiz to find out how much you know about gas prices.

How many miles do Americans drive each year?

  • nearly 3 trillion miles
  • nearly 6 trillion miles
  • nearly 9 trillion miles

Approximately how many gallons of gasoline is consumed each day in the United States?

  • 78 million
  • 128 million
  • 178 million

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, where does the biggest percentage of each dollar you spend on gasoline actually go?

  • crude oil
  • taxes
  • distribution and marketing

What does OPEC stand for?

  • Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Companies
  • Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries
  • Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Cowboys

OPEC is the single largest entity impacting the world's oil supplies. How many countries make up the OPEC consortium?

  • 33
  • 23
  • 13

Which one of the following terms is one of the several ways that oil can be classified?

  • salty
  • sweet
  • bitter

OPEC is responsible for what percentage of the world's oil production?

  • 40 percent
  • 35 percent
  • 30 percent

According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), in July of 2008, the United States imported approximately how many barrels of oil and petroleum products per day?

  • 1.3 million barrels per day
  • 13 million barrels per day
  • 13 billion barrels per day

Which country is the world's third largest producer of crude oil?

  • Ecuador
  • Saudi Arabia
  • The United States

Where can you find the world's cheapest gasoline?

  • Venezuela
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Qatar