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Do you deserve your high school diploma?

What gaps in knowledge do college professors notice that their incoming freshman have? Can you answer these questions better than the average seventeen to eighteen year old?

What was your high school education worth? Answer these simple questions that the average high school graduate should know and see if you can pass.

What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
What is your gender?
Male
Female
What is the area of a right-angle triangle with a 3" base, 4" height, and 5" hypotenuse?
10
7.5
6
5
How many digits are there in pi?
10
314
1000
infinite
What is 10% of 25?
25
2.5
.25
.025
The Soviet Union was a U.S. enemy in World War II.
True
False
The Magna Carta was written in which country?
Italy
England
United States
Canada
The year 1606 is in which century?
15th century
16th century
17th century
6th century
According to Catholicism, does the Immaculate Conception refer to the conception of Jesus or Mary?
Jesus
Mary
What are the world's three largest religions?
Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism
Islam, Hinduism, Christianity
Hinduism, Christianity, Taoism
Christianity, Taoism, Buddhism
Columbus's ships arrived in North America in 1492.
True
False
What is cubism?
the study of hexahedrons and other square prisms
the culture surrounding the popular mechanical puzzle the Rubik's Cube
the modernist art movement in which artists used a grid-form to capture subjects accurately
the avant-garde art movement in which artists abstracted their subjects and often depicted them from multiple viewpoints
Where is Portugal located?
Africa
Europe
South America
Indonesia
Iran is an Arabic country.
true
false
Choose the sentence in which "its" and "it's" are used correctly.
Its annoying in its redundancy.
It's annoying in it's redundancy.
Its annoying in it's redundancy.
It's annoying in its redundancy.
Which Renaissance artist created the sculpture David ?
Michelangelo
DaVinci
Carravaggio
Vermeer
Choose the sentence that has a dangling modifier:
Being very patriotic, the flag inspires me every day.
After the party, Ted went home to sleep.
While walking to the store, I saw the craziest thing.
He decided to wear those shoes, which had been stored away since last winter.
Why is it warmer in summer than in winter?
Because the Earth is physically closer to the sun, allowing the sun's rays to hit with greater intensity.
Because the Earth's tilt allows the sun's rays to hit more directly.
Because the sun has tilted closer to the Earth in its orbital plane and thus rises more frequently.
Because the Earth is going through its rhythmic annual heating period.
Which of the following Shakespeare plays is not a tragedy?
Othello
Hamlet
Antony and Cleopatra
Twelth Night
Darwin's theory of natural selection posits that organisms with favorable genetic traits are more likely to survive, reproduce, and pass those traits on to the next generation.
true
false
Plants, algae, and bacteria use the process of (________) to convert sunlight to chemical energy.
chemotherapy
photosynthesis
chlorophyll
oxidation

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