Can You Pass This ‘Average American’ Quiz?

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From being overweight and lazy to being too fast-paced and hardworking, Americans are plagued with a spectrum of stereotypes. Rather than buying into these assumptions, researchers set out to investigate what the average American is really like, and the results may surprise you. While it may not be too stunning that many Americans are in debt, you might do a double-take when you find out how much of that is from credit cards. More astonishing than our debt is the amount of trash we accumulate each day. Take this quiz to see how much you know about American averages!