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How thin is your bubble?

Do you live a sheltered, cocooned life, surrounded by nothing but like-minded people whose experiences only differ from yours in trivial ways? Author Charles Murray contends in his latest book that more and more of white Americans do indeed live inside a fairly thick bubble. He’ll be speaking on that subject at The Heritage Foundation next week, and the folks at posted a thought-provoking online quiz in advance of the lecture:

Included in Murray’s book is a 25-question quiz that has become a popular online test to gauge whether you live in a social and cultural bubble. First published by PBS NewsHour to “help readers determine how thick their own bubble may be,” we’re embedding it below in advance of Murray’s speech at Heritage.

Here’s my score.

How thin is my bubble?