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. But instead of packing up their signs and heading home afterward, the protesters set up camp in Zuccotti Park, and the Occupy Wall Street movement was born. Test your knowledge of the how the Occupy Wall Street protests work here.
Question 1 of 20
Which magazine helped spark the Occupy Wall Street movement?
Question 2 of 20
Occupy Wall Street protesters refer to New York's Zuccotti Park as what?
Question 3 of 20
The Sept. 17, 2011 Occupy Wall Street march in Lower Manhattan was also referred to as what?
Question 4 of 20
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?
Question 5 of 20
The conservative, anti-Occupy Wall Street slogan claims to represent what percentage of the American public?
Question 6 of 20
Occupy Wall Street in New York has reportedly earned how much in donations?
Question 7 of 20
What was the second major American city that protesters occupied?
Question 8 of 20
Occupy Wall Street protesters effectively shut down what port for a day?
Question 9 of 20
Occupy Wall Street's "people's assembly" tactics are borrowed from similar anti-government protests in what country?
Question 10 of 20
Occupy Wall Street protesters signal their agreement by waving hands above their heads, in a gesture called:
Question 11 of 20
True or false: Occupy Wall Street claims no leadership.
Question 12 of 20
When Occupy Wall Street got underway in late September 2011, how many people were unemployed in the United States?
Question 13 of 20
What percentage of protesters occupying Zuccotti Park have full-time jobs?
Question 14 of 20
Food costs Occupy Wall Street about how much per day?
Question 15 of 20
How much has the New York City government spent on Occupy-related law enforcement?
Question 16 of 20
Occupy protesters must take a group-wide vote to approve any expenses totalling more than how much?
Question 17 of 20
Which political group is most vocally opposed to Occupy Wall Street?
Question 18 of 20
True or false: The Occupy Wall Street movement had a higher approval rating than Congress.
Question 19 of 20
Which of the following is a common characteristic among Occupy Wall Street protesters?
Question 20 of 20