Can You Pass 8th Grade Test From 1912?

Do you believe that you've got what it takes to pass an 8th grade test from 1912? It may not be quite as easy at is seems! Take this quiz and share your results with a friend. Find out who's got the smarts and who doesn't!
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Who is credited with discovering the Pacific ocean?
Thomas Jefferson
Christopher Columbus
Vasco Núñez de Balboa
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A man bought a farm for $2400 and sold it for $2700. What percent did he gain?
10.6%
12.5%
14%
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A school enrolled 120 pupils and the number of boys was two thirds of the number of girls. How many of each sex were enrolled?
72 girls and 48 boys
48 girls and 72 boys
50 girls and 70 boys
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What are the properties of a noun?
Gender, number, person, case
Place, idea, gender, case
Gender, person, number, thing
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Adjectives have how many Degrees of Comparison?
4
3
5
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How does the liver compare in size with other glands in the human body?
It is the largest gland in the human body
It is the second largest gland in the human body
It is the smallest gland in the human body
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Where is the chief nervous center of the body
The brain and heart
The spinal cord and brain
The brain and feet
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During what war was the battle of Brandywine fought?
The Civil War
The Revolutionary War
The War of 1812
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What waters does the Erie Canal connect?
The great lakes to Niagra falls
Atlantic ocean to the great lakes
The great lakes to the Mississippi River
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Name in order of their size three largest states in the United States (in 1912).
California, Texas, Wyoming
Texas, California, Montana
Pennsylvania, Texas, California
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Where is the blood carried to be purified?
Kidney and liver
Gallbladder and kidney
Liver and intestines
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Who invented the cotton gin?
George Washington Carver
Eli Whitney
Johann Gutenberg
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you could not accurately pass a an 8th grade test from 1912. This quiz may have been a bit eye opening. Do you believe that children these days are schooled in such a distinct and difficult way?

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a 1912 test savant! You passed this 8th grade test from 1912 with ease. Sure, you missed a few questions, but when was the last time you actually had to think about most of these facts! We're going to bet you were in elementary school yourself.

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This quiz revealed that you would've been an ace student in 1912! While many have found difficulty in trying to pass this 8th grade test from 1912, you passed with flying colors. It's obvious that you have a strong aptitude for history and general knowledge. Well done!

A+, 1912 Ace Student

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1
Who is credited with discovering the Pacific ocean?
Thomas Jefferson
Christopher Columbus
Vasco Núñez de Balboa
2
A man bought a farm for $2400 and sold it for $2700. What percent did he gain?
10.6%
12.5%
14%
3
A school enrolled 120 pupils and the number of boys was two thirds of the number of girls. How many of each sex were enrolled?
72 girls and 48 boys
48 girls and 72 boys
50 girls and 70 boys
4
What are the properties of a noun?
Gender, number, person, case
Place, idea, gender, case
Gender, person, number, thing
5
Adjectives have how many Degrees of Comparison?
4
3
5
6
How does the liver compare in size with other glands in the human body?
It is the largest gland in the human body
It is the second largest gland in the human body
It is the smallest gland in the human body
7
Where is the chief nervous center of the body
The brain and heart
The spinal cord and brain
The brain and feet
8
During what war was the battle of Brandywine fought?
The Civil War
The Revolutionary War
The War of 1812
9
What waters does the Erie Canal connect?
The great lakes to Niagra falls
Atlantic ocean to the great lakes
The great lakes to the Mississippi River
10
Name in order of their size three largest states in the United States (in 1912).
California, Texas, Wyoming
Texas, California, Montana
Pennsylvania, Texas, California
11
Where is the blood carried to be purified?
Kidney and liver
Gallbladder and kidney
Liver and intestines
12
Who invented the cotton gin?
George Washington Carver
Eli Whitney
Johann Gutenberg