Quiz: Are you smarter than a 15-year-old?

Question 2 of 10

Claire and her friends are renting a house. They have all been working for two months. They do not have any savings. They are paid monthly and have just received their wages. They made this "To Do" list.

-Get cable
-Pay the rent
-Buy outdoor furniture

Which task on the list is likely to need prompt attention from Claire and her friends?

  1. Get cable TV
  2. Pay rent
  3. Buy outdoor furniture

Only paying the rent requires prompt attention for Claire and her housemates.

This question asks students to evaluate spending priorities for the home when working within a budget, distinguishing between wants and needs. It falls under the survey's content area of planning and managing finances.