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The Answer Sheet Archive: Quizzes

A Presidents' Day quiz

Test your presidential knowledge with this quiz.

By Valerie Strauss  | February 21, 2011; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  History, Quizzes  | Tags:  facts about presidents, presidential trivia, presidents day, presidents day quiz, presidents quiz, u.s. presidents  
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A quiz: Martin Luther King’s unusual education

Martin Luther King Jr., had something of an unusual education. Test yourself on how much you know about it, and then read the answers, which include information that may surprise you about him.

By Valerie Strauss  | January 17, 2011; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  History, Quizzes  | Tags:  about martin luther king, day, facts about king, king and education, king facts, martin luther king, martin luther king day, martin luther king jr., mlk, mlk day, mlk facts  
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Can you correct the errors found in this Virginia textbook?

Can you correct these mistakes found by experts in the textbook Our Virginia from Five Ponds Press? Finish the quiz to see a review by our experts.

By Valerie Strauss  | December 28, 2010; 9:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (41)
Categories:  Curriculum, Quizzes, Textbooks  | Tags:  African-American history, US history, Virginia, american history, civil war, confederacy, confederate, emancipation, five ponds press, history, slavery, textbook, textbooks  
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Take this 1931 8th grade test (you will probably flunk)

The following exam was given in 1931 by the West Virginia Department of Education to students seeking graduation from eighth grade, which was most often the end of formal education. Take the test. It's harder than you might think. (THE LINK TO THE TEST HAS BEEN FIXED.)

By Valerie Strauss  | November 23, 2010; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  History, Quizzes, Standardized Tests  | Tags:  education history, exams, great depression, great generation, standardized tests, testing, the depression, west virginia  
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