Quiz: 90% of People Fail This Eighth Grade Test From 1912. Can You Pass?

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This fun trivia quiz contains questions about subjects that 8th grade students in 1912 would have studied.

 Sep 21, 2017
1 of 15Pick the correct answer!
Mr. Smith has two children. If the older child is a boy, what are the odds that the other child is also a boy?
0%
100%
50%
2 of 15Pick the correct answer!
What is the next number in the sequence? 1 11 21 1211 111221 312211
13112221
3221111
3422111
3 of 15Pick the correct answer!
What part of speech is the word "alas"?
interjection
preposition
conjunction
4 of 15Pick the correct answer!
I have three cookies. If you take away two from me, how many do you have?
1
2
3
5 of 15Pick the correct answer!
Which is heavier, 100 pounds of rocks or 100 pounds of feathers?
They weigh the same
Rocks
Feathers
6 of 15Pick the correct answer!
Which unit of measurement measures large amounts of produce, such as apples?
cubit
bushel
hectare
7 of 15Pick the correct answer!
Multiply the paws of 3 dogs by the voting age in the U.S. What is the answer?
112
216
63
8 of 15Pick the correct answer!
The first day of spring is called the _________.
equinox
ides
solstice
9 of 15Pick the correct answer!
In which Shakespeare play is a man partially transformed into a donkey?
'Twelfth Night'
'The Tempest'
'A Midsummer Night's Dream'
10 of 15Pick the correct answer!
The front of a ship is called the ________.
stern
starboard
bow
11 of 15Pick the correct answer!
First, I threw away the outside and cooked the inside. Then I ate the outside and threw away the inside. What did I eat?
Avocado
Banana
Corn on the cobb
12 of 15Pick the correct answer!
One fish, two ______, red fish, blue ______.
fishies
fish
fishes
13 of 15Pick the correct answer!
Which of the following is NOT an anagram for a fruit?
PPALE
TAREMLON
AEPRG
14 of 15Pick the correct answer!
Multiply the Roman numeral "X" by the number of legs a spider has.
60
40
20
15 of 15Pick the correct answer!
If you were running a race and you passed the person in 2nd place, what place would you be in now?
1st
2nd
3rd
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