According to the Christian Science Monitor, a circa 1912 eighth-grade exam was donated to a museum in Bullitt County, KY. They have scanned it and it has been made into an on-line exam that you can take to see how well you would do. Most people taking this exam average only 57% – it’s hard!! Our present-day school exams seem very simple and easy in comparison. IMHO we don’t ask much of kids these days (wouldn’t want to make them feel like losers, or bruise their fragile little self-entitled egos).
CLICK HERE to take the exam yourself!