Who Is the 99 Percent?: Occupy Wall Street Quiz
by Staff
On Sept. 17, 2011, between 1,000 and 2,000 activists took to the streets of Lower Manhattan's financial district to protest wealth inequality in the United States. Test your knowledge of how the Occupy Wall Street protests work.

Which magazine helped spark the Occupy Wall Street movement?

  • Culture Jammer
  • Adbusters
  • Affluenza

Occupy Wall Street protesters refer to New York's Zuccotti Park as what?

  • Liberty Square
  • Occupy Square
  • Activist Square

The Sept. 17, 2011 Occupy Wall Street march in Lower Manhattan was also referred to as what?

  • Liberation Day
  • Crash the Stock Market Day
  • U.S. Day of Rage

The Occupy Wall Street slogan, which started as a Tumblr blog title, claims to support the financial interests of what percentage of the American public?

  • 1 percent
  • 23 percent
  • 99 percent

The conservative, anti-Occupy Wall Street slogan claims to represent what percentage of the American public?

  • 1 percent
  • 46 percent
  • 53 percent

Occupy Wall Street in New York has reportedly earned how much in donations?

  • $50,000
  • $500,000
  • $5,000,000

What was the second major American city that protesters occupied?

  • Boston
  • Philadelphia
  • Chicago

Occupy Wall Street protesters effectively shut down what port for a day?

  • Port of Houston
  • Port of Oakland
  • Port of Boston

Occupy Wall Street's "people's assembly" tactics are borrowed from similar anti-government protests in what country?

  • Spain
  • Greece
  • Italy

Occupy Wall Street protesters signal their agreement by waving hands above their heads, in a gesture called:

  • twinkling
  • jazzing
  • saluting

True or false: Occupy Wall Street claims no leadership.

  • true
  • false

When Occupy Wall Street got underway in late September 2011, how many people were unemployed in the United States?

  • 10 million
  • 12 million
  • 14 million

What percentage of protesters occupying Zuccotti Park have full-time jobs?

  • 25 percent
  • 35 percent
  • 45 percent

Food costs Occupy Wall Street about how much per day?

  • Nothing -- all Occupy food is recovered from Dumpsters or donated.
  • $200
  • $2,000

How much has the New York City government spent on Occupy-related law enforcement?

  • $30,000
  • $300,000
  • $3,000,000

Occupy protesters must take a group-wide vote to approve any expenses totalling more than how much?

  • $100
  • $1,000
  • $10,000

Which political group is most vocally opposed to Occupy Wall Street?

  • Tea Party
  • Libertarian Party
  • Republican Party

True or false: The Occupy Wall Street movement had a higher approval rating than Congress.

  • true
  • false

Which of the following is a common characteristic among Occupy Wall Street protesters?

  • college-educated
  • unemployed
  • registered Democrats

As of Oct. 18, 2011, Occupy Wall Street had spread to roughly how many countries around the world?

  • 20
  • 40
  • 80