Can You Pass This Tricky Backwards Acronym Quiz?

A "bacronym" or backwards acronym is a fanciful expansion on an existing acronym or word. For example, taking the word POSH and using it to mean, "port out, starboard home." Do you think you can pass this backwards acronym quiz? Let's find out!
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Alcoholics Anonymous created a backronym for the word "slip." What is it?
Stop looking in place
Sobriety losing its priority
Sobriety lost in present
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What is the name of the personal computer produced by Apple in the early 1980s?
Lisa
Alice
Amy
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This simple, high-level computer programming language was once common and has a backronym that does justice for its name.
BASIC
EASY
RUBY
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True or false: SOS was actually designated because of its ease to transmit in Morse code.
True
False
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The backronym "Apgar" was coined as a mnemonic learning aid for what?
To assess a person performing CPR
To assess the vitality of fresh fish
To assess the health of a newborn baby
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In 2009, NASA renamed what on the International Space Station the "Colbert?"
A treadmill
A node
A telescope
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What dental bill did California Rep. Diane Watson repeatedly try to get through Congress?
TEETH
CHEW
CHOMP
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What type of depression is thought to be associated with late autumn and winter and caused by a lack of light?
SD
SAD
PMS
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James Bond villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld ran a global crime organization with what backronym?
SMERSH
OCTOPUS
SPECTRE
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Knowledge Reigns Supreme Over Nearly Everyone is a bacronym created by the leader of what hip hop production?
Boogie Down
Get Low
Dirty South
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We get it, backwards acronyms aren't exactly simple to understand or explain. Unfortunately, they do exist. You gave this quiz your best shot. Despite not knowing all of the answers, we're going to assume you learned something new along the way!

C+, Backwards Acronym Spry

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Backwards acronyms might not seem straightforward (probably because they're not). Despite this, you managed to score high marks on this quiz of backwards acronyms. We couldn't be more impressed b your ability to problem solve!

A+, Backwards Acronym Amazing

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1
Alcoholics Anonymous created a backronym for the word "slip." What is it?
Stop looking in place
Sobriety losing its priority
Sobriety lost in present
2
What is the name of the personal computer produced by Apple in the early 1980s?
Lisa
Alice
Amy
3
This simple, high-level computer programming language was once common and has a backronym that does justice for its name.
BASIC
EASY
RUBY
4
True or false: SOS was actually designated because of its ease to transmit in Morse code.
True
False
5
The backronym "Apgar" was coined as a mnemonic learning aid for what?
To assess a person performing CPR
To assess the vitality of fresh fish
To assess the health of a newborn baby
6
In 2009, NASA renamed what on the International Space Station the "Colbert?"
A treadmill
A node
A telescope
7
What dental bill did California Rep. Diane Watson repeatedly try to get through Congress?
TEETH
CHEW
CHOMP
8
What type of depression is thought to be associated with late autumn and winter and caused by a lack of light?
SD
SAD
PMS
9
James Bond villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld ran a global crime organization with what backronym?
SMERSH
OCTOPUS
SPECTRE
10
Knowledge Reigns Supreme Over Nearly Everyone is a bacronym created by the leader of what hip hop production?
Boogie Down
Get Low
Dirty South