Back To School Quiz! 90% Of Adults Will Actually Fail, Surprisingly

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Are you smarter than a 5th grader?

Can you remember all you learned in school. Take this random trivia quiz and find out how well you would do against a student!

 Aug 06, 2018

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does the Midas touch turn everything into?
Gold
Salt
Stone

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does "IQ" stand for?
Intelligence Quotient
Intelligence Question
Invisible Quotient

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What US city's nickname is "The Big Easy"?
Columbus
New Orleans
Albany

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the chemical formula for table salt?
H2O
NaCl
CO2

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What fictional bear got its name from a London railway station?
Gentle Ben
Winnie the Pooh
Paddington Bear

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

George Washington was a member of which political party?
Socialist
Communist
Federalist

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which planet is named for the Roman God who was the son of Juno and Jupiter?
Venus
Mars
Earth

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was responsible for rescuing slaves via the underground railroad during the US Civil War?
Harriet Tubman
Susan B. Anthony
Mary Todd Lincoln

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the capital of Louisiana?
Alexandria
Baton Rouge
Shreveport

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In what ship did the Pilgrims sail to the New World in 1620?
Titanic
Santa Maria
Mayflower

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does a Scoville unit measure?
Height
Outdoor temperatures
Spiciness

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who wrote the novel "1984"?
Stephen King
Charles Dickens
George Orwell

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

At what theatre was Abraham Lincoln shot?
Radio City Music Hall
Globe Theatre
Ford's Theatre

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What state saw the start of the American Revolution?
Hawaii
Florida
Massachusetts

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which blood type is universal?
B positive
O negative
A negative

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The Black Hills, home to Mount Rushmore, are located in which state?
South Dakota
New York
South Carolina

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic ocean?
Amelia Earhart
Florence Nightingale
Annie Oakley

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What was the 50th state to become a part of the United States?
California
Hawaii
Wisconsin
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So, put on that thinking cap, roll up those sleeves, get comfortable and relax as you prepare to answer these eighteen 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!