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Back to Work 2011

Quiz: CNBC QUIZ: Back to Work

Question 3 of 10

How many US jobs have been lost in The Great Recession?

  1. 6.5 million
  2. 8.5 million
  3. 12.5 million
  4. 18 million
Correct!

Almost 8.5 million jobs were lost between December 2007 and June 2009. The unemployment rate has hovered between 9 and 10 percent for nearly two years.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor