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

Do you remember what you learned in middle school?

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 Aug 26, 2018
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Question: 1/18Choose Your Answer:


What is a young female horse called?
Filly
Mare
Donkey

Question: 2/18Choose Your Answer:


Harrisburg is the capital of which state?
Iowa
Pennsylvania
Colorado

Question: 3/18Choose Your Answer:


What color is vermilion a shade of?
Green
Red
Blue

Question: 4/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 5/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 6/18Choose Your Answer:


Honeydew is a variety of what?
Apple
Grape
Melon

Question: 7/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 8/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 9/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 10/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 11/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 12/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 13/18Choose Your Answer:


What is a woolly bear?
Raccoon
Caterpillar
Koala

Question: 14/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 15/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 16/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 17/18Choose Your Answer:


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

Question: 18/18Choose Your Answer:


What state was once an independent republic?
California
New York
Texas
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