How would you have done as a middle school student 100 years ago? Thanks to this cool copy of an official Bullitt County, Kentucky 8th grade exam from 1912, you can now can find out. The test focuses on Spelling, Reading, Arithmetic, Grammar, Geography, Physiology and Civil Government. And it’s tricky. I was surprised at how detailed and tough some of these questions are.
Just for kicks, I made a mini-quiz comprised of 10 of the questions from the original exam. You can take it below: good luck.
Here’s how the original exam looked in 1912:
Want the answers? Click here.
Thanks to Bullitt County History for the awesome resource.