[08/24/07 - 10:13 AM]
What We Learned About Americans This Week on the CBS Primetime Game Show "Power of 10"
CBS details the poll results from the show's August 22 episode.

[via press release from CBS]


The following was revealed on the POWER OF 10 episode broadcast on Wednesday, Aug. 22

41% of Americans think that Americans should be allowed to own automatic weapons

16% of Americans have quit a job after just one day of work

30% of Americans said they've had to use trigonometry since leaving high school

15% of Americans said they have been attracted to their first cousin

79% of Americans think a woman should take her husband's last name when she gets married

27% of Americans said George Bush should have released Scooter Libby from his prison sentence

57% of Americans believe marijuana is less dangerous than alcohol

38% of Americans think there should be a mandatory cutoff age for elderly drivers

68% of Americans think their mother-in-law is a good cook

37% of Americans currently live in the town or city where they grew up

80% of Americans would rather be ugly and smart, than good-looking and dumb

81% of Americans are not afraid to go to the dentist

71% of Americans said rap music is degrading to women

58% of American men have flashed their middle finger at a fellow motorist while driving

POWER OF 10 is a high-stakes game that challenges contestants to guess the behaviors, opinions and lifestyle choices of the American public for the chance to win $10 million dollars. POWER OF 10 airs Wednesdays (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Drew Carey serves as host and Michael Davies is the executive producer for Embassy Row in association with Sony Pictures Television.

  [august 2007]  


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