October 9, 2014

Global Opportunity Quiz

 

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What does it take to get ahead in life?

How do you get ahead in life? By having a good education? Knowing the right people? What about just being lucky? Take our 7-question global opportunity quiz to rank these and other attributes in terms of their importance to success in life. Then, compare your responses with the responses of 48,643 people in 44 countries. See which countries share your views on opportunity and which don't.

 

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What does it take to get ahead in life?

How do you get ahead in life? By having a good education? Knowing the right people? What about just being lucky? Take our 7-question global opportunity quiz to rank these and other attributes in terms of their importance to success in life. Then, compare your responses with the responses of 48,643 people in 44 countries. See which countries share your views on opportunity and which don’t.

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How important is it to have a good education to get ahead in life?

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How important is it to work hard to get ahead in life?

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How important is it to know the right people to get ahead in life?

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How important is it to give bribes to get ahead in life?

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How important is it to be a male to get ahead in life?

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How important is it to belong to a wealthy family to get ahead in life?

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How important is it to be lucky to get ahead in life?

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Get your results!

Here’s how you compare with the rest of the world

Read more about global views on opportunity and inequality in our new report: Emerging and Developing Economies Much More Optimistic than Rich Countries about the Future

The table below shows the average response value on a 0 to 10 scale for each question in each of the 44 countries surveyed. Compare yourself to all 44 countries on a particular question by clicking on the column headers. For example, click on education to see where your views on that question rank against the countries surveyed.