Quiz: Studies Show That Most Adults Can't Pass A 5th Grade Test. Can You?

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Are you smarter than a 5th grader?

Take this fun school quiz to find out how well you really remember basic fifth grade subjects like English, math, science and geography.

 May 17, 2018
1 of 18Pick your answer!
How many sides does a circle have?
3
1
0
2 of 18Pick your answer!
What is the capital city of Denmark?
Brussels
Copenhagen
Amsterdam
3 of 18Pick your answer!
Which of these words is an adjective?
Furry
He
Bites
4 of 18Pick your answer!
Which of these is now considered a dwarf planet?
Jupiter
Pluto
Saturn
5 of 18Pick your answer!
What kind of angle has 90 degrees?
Right angle
Acute angle
Obtuse angle
6 of 18Pick your answer!
Which country owned Alaska before it was given to the US?
Russia
Spain
Mexico
7 of 18Pick your answer!
Quickly, carefully and happily are all what?
Adverbs
Pronouns
Verbs
8 of 18Pick your answer!
What kind of animal eats both plants and other animals?
Herbivore
Omnivore
Carnivore
9 of 18Pick your answer!
Which of these is NOT a prime number?
4
5
13
10 of 18Pick your answer!
Which country is famous for launching an Armada and an Inquisition?
Germany
Spain
India
11 of 18Pick your answer!
Which of these is an antonym of cowardly?
Afraid
Courageous
Scared
12 of 18Pick your answer!
Which of these planets is the furthest from the sun?
Venus
Neptune
Earth
13 of 18Pick your answer!
Is a sphere a 2D or 3D shape?
3D
2D
14 of 18Pick your answer!
Who won World War 2?
It was a tie
The Axis Powers (Germany, Italy and Japan)
The Allies (England, USA, France etc)
15 of 18Pick your answer!
Which of these words is a antonym of Famished?
Starving
Ravenous
Full
16 of 18Pick your answer!
How many degrees does a straight angle have?
180
360
25
17 of 18Pick your answer!
What kind of animal has warm blood, body hair and lungs?
A mammal
A reptile
An amphibian
18 of 18Pick your answer!
Name the capital of China!
Shanghai
Beijing
Taiwan
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Most Americans forget the basic subjects like English, math, geography, history and science, that they learn at elementary school when they’re in the fifth grade. These subjects are incredibly important to the functioning of everyday human beings, although they don’t seem like it. That’s why it’s super important to make sure that you don’t forget the basics, even as you head into adulthood. Important basics to know include how to form a sentence using the correct grammar and spelling, basic mathematics skills that incorporate basic geometry, fractions and prime numbers, basic science knowledge, including planets and animals, and also key historical dates that are crucial to the world we know today. So how many questions can you correctly answer about grammar, punctuation and spelling, the way you would have to in an English class? How many questions can you get right about basic mathematics, including fractions, geometry, angles, prime numbers and simple multiplication? How much do your really know about the planets of the solar system (Mercury, Venus, Mars, Earth, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune), and the habits of different species of animals, and the basics of chemistry? Do you know as much as you should about history, both in the United States and also overseas? And how do your geography skills measure up against that of a fifth grader? Can you name capital cities and different countries when you’re asked to? Can you really make all your elementary school teachers proud and prove that all that information you learned hasn’t gone to total waste? Take our quiz and find out!