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
Stone
Salt

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"?
Albany
New Orleans
Columbus

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the capital of Louisiana?
Shreveport
Alexandria
Baton Rouge

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does a Scoville unit measure?
Outdoor temperatures
Height
Spiciness

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What was the 50th state to become a part of the United States?
Hawaii
Wisconsin
California
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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!