Our Education is better now than in 1912?

Think again if you said yes!

Can you pass the final exam for the 8th grade?

Be careful and remember it is 1912.

People have been known to say that education back in the day was a lot easier than it is today. Well this quiz from 1912 is a lot harder than you think it is. It covers topics on history, biology, mathematics, geography etc. from over a century ago. How well do you think you’ll be able to do on this test?

Click to take the test

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Comments (18)

  1. SEC

    out of 40 questions I correctly answered 31

    November 13, 2016
  2. Munkyman

    I did the whole test & then they wanted my eMail, you’re not my favorite person right now.
    I hate when that happens, but I’ll get over it.

    November 13, 2016
    1. SEC

      I tend to give it but cancel if they send me unwanted stuff. Theirs seems to be a newsletter subscription which they ask you to confirm or . . . Not confirming here.

      November 13, 2016
      1. Munkyman

        I’m not taking it again, I’ve forgotten exactly how many states a noun can (I counted possessive, masculine, feminine, plural & neuter) have or how many parts of speech there are.

        November 13, 2016
  3. belladora

    I answered all of them and got 7 wrong.

    November 13, 2016
    1. SEC

      you must be better at math than I

      November 13, 2016
      1. belladora

        Maybe, just maybe, I used a calculator. Not saying I did but it would not have been cheating seeing I did not have pencil and paper.

        November 13, 2016
  4. Bettymom

    Suffice it to say that I would be remaining in the 8th grade indefinitely.

    November 13, 2016
    1. SEC

      oh dear

      November 13, 2016
  5. willsblog

    I believe the point to this whole thing is that we have NOT gotten “better”. As a matter of fact, test scores have been going DOWN for several years now. The Liberals keep telling us that they are more “educated”, “intelligent” and “knowledgable” yet their running of the education system has actually made things WORSE than they were before. Could it be that the Liberals are using their “education”, “intelligence” and “knowledge” to ruin the education system? Could it be that Liberals don’t know as much as they claim?

    November 13, 2016
    1. SEC

      there is a school of thought that says yes as it is easier to control the least educated

      November 13, 2016
      1. willsblog

        It is easier to control the ignorant, the gullible, the arrogant and the indoctrinated. Education is relevant to what is being taught. If Liberalism is being taught, then the less facts, truth and reality the better. This would explain why we have not gotten better yet education is supposedly a requirement for employment. If I had to guess I would say that the dumbing down is planned.

        November 14, 2016
  6. noahbody

    right now I would bomb out completely. Not a good morning for tests.

    November 13, 2016
    1. SEC

      November 13, 2016
      1. noahbody

        Thanks

        November 13, 2016
  7. fierylady

    I won’t even attempt it. lol

    November 13, 2016
    1. SEC

      Awwww henfruit

      November 13, 2016
      1. fierylady

        November 13, 2016