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1912 Eighth Grade Examination [Pic]



This copy of the Eighth Grade Exam for Bullitt County Schools in 1912 was donated to the Bullitt County History Museum. Obviously it tested some things that were more relevant at that time than now.

Note that there are several typesetting mistakes on the test including a mistake in the spelling list. The word "eneeavor" should be "endeavor."



For Question #5

An interesting look at education 101 years ago. Could you pass it? Answers provided in the credits link below.

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1912 Eighth Grade Examination [Pic]. An interesting look at education 101 years ago. Could you pass it? Answers provided in the credits link below.
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NNoamfer
Male, 18-29, Europe
 1192 Posts
Thursday, August 15, 2013 3:35:09 PM
So we measure intelligence by the ability to memorize and then forget everything a couple of years later? We have an educational system that is a competition for the best grade, with no actual focus on enriching the kids.

ChainsawNbud
Male, 50-59, Southern US
 745 Posts
Monday, August 12, 2013 6:44:52 AM
An idiot like Obama got elected twice because he's less of an idiot than the candidates selected by the Republican Party.

kathismee
Female, 30-39, Eastern US
 31 Posts
Sunday, August 11, 2013 10:12:21 PM
I think endeavor is misspelled in the spelling part.

i-am-evil
Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 500 Posts
Sunday, August 11, 2013 8:03:25 PM
I guess it goes without saying, but the vast majority of eighth graders today could not pass this.

erikthevikin
Male, 30-39, Canada
 731 Posts
Sunday, August 11, 2013 7:10:34 PM
I could do it.

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