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People Are More Familiar With Big Mac Than the Ten Commandments

If you think most Americans know the Ten Commandments, think again. New research shows more people know what is in a McDonald's big mac than what makes up the holy tablets.

The study conducted by Kelton Research shows 80 percent of people asked knew "two all beef patties" were among the ingredients of the big mac, but only six out of ten could identify "thou shalt not kill" as one of the Ten Commandments.

Researchers also found while 43 percent of people could recall Bobby and Peter, two of the least-recalled names from the Brady Bunch, they did not "remember the Sabbath" or "do not make false idols."

The survey was taken ahead of the release of the new movie "The Ten Commandments" starring Ben Kingsley and Christian Slater. Its makers hope the film will inspire Americans to improve their knowledge of the Ten Commandments and the Bible.

"The Ten Commandments" is showing in limited theaters across the country now.


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