Quiz: Do You Understand Social Security?

Test your knowledge of the entitlement program.

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Do you know how much Social Security you'll receive once you retire? Or what will happen after the trust fund runs out in 2037? Test your knowledge of Social Security trivia:

  1. On average, how much do retired Social Security beneficiaries receive each month?
  2. When the trust fund runs out of money in 2037, what will happen?
  3. Which of the following allows workers to increase the amount of benefits they will receive once they retire?
  4. Which group is least likely to receive as much money as they put in?
  5. Which of the following is NOT straining the Social Security system?