So, do you believe American children are smarter than their counterparts in 1912? And forget about computers—most of these kids didn’t even have electricity.
The following Eighth Grade Exam is from the Bullitt County (KY) Schools in 1912. Note that there are several typesetting mistakes on the test including a mistake in the spelling list. The word “eneeavor” should be “endeavor.”
No Googling! Begin…..NOW. (republished from 7-30-2013)