Most Adults Won't Be Able to Pass This 8th Grade Proficiency Test, Can You?

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Do you remember what you learned in middle school?

If you think you have the smarts of an eighth grader, take this quiz to see if you remember what anyone in middle school would know right now!

 Aug 26, 2018

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a young female horse called?
Donkey
Mare
Filly

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Harrisburg is the capital of which state?
Iowa
Pennsylvania
Colorado

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What color is vermilion a shade of?
Green
Red
Blue

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who wrote 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'?
Charles Dickens
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Mark Twain

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What religious movement was founded by Joseph Smith?
Scientology
Protestantism
Mormonism

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Honeydew is a variety of what?
Apple
Melon
Grape

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which European country replaced the Drachma with the Euro?
Russia
Poland
Greece

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which two tools are depicted on the former Soviet Union's flag?
Screwdriver and saw
Hammer and sickle
Hammer and nails

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

During the Civil War, what iron-clad ship engaged in battle with the Merrimack?
The Monitor
The Morocco
The Manitoba

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How many horns does the average African black rhino have?
None
2
1

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What river defines the border between Texas and Mexico?
Rio Grande
Missouri
Mississippi

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

On what continent is Mt. Vesuvius?
South America
Europe
Asia

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a woolly bear?
Caterpillar
Raccoon
Koala

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In 1917, the U.S. entered what war?
Korean War
Spanish American War
WWI

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the capital of the Missouri?
Branson
Jefferson City
St. Louis

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The clarinet is a member of what family of instruments?
String
Percussion
Woodwinds

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the better-known name of the card game Twenty-One?
Gin
Blackjack
Poker

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What state was once an independent republic?
New York
Texas
California
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So, go back in time, put on that thinking cap, roll up those sleeves, get comfortable, and relax as you prepare to answer these 18 questions about a range of subjects, which span your knowledge of geography, history, pop culture, language, medicine, and more and see how well you know these general knowledge questions and topics. We believe in you, and we have no doubt you'll ace these fun but challenging trivia questions. Good luck!