Study suggests these are the least honest countries

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Study Suggests These Are the Least Honest Countries

A new study suggests that China, Japan, Turkey and India are the least honest places in the world.

Researchers gave two tests to about 1,500 people from 15 countries.

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First, a coin toss test: If respondents landed on "heads" they were told they would receive money. Countries that reported landing on heads more than half the time, indicated dishonesty.

China was deemed most likely to cheat in that test.

Next was a six question music quiz.

Countries were also promised money for answering the questions correctly -- without using the Internet.

Researchers made three of the questions virtually impossible (like Lady Gaga's first name and Michael Jackson's birthplace), making it very unlikely they would be able to answer independently.

If participants answered even one of those questions right, it marked against them.

Turkey came in last in that test.

As for the title for most honest country, the U.K. came in at the top in both tests.

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