Eighth grade exam from 1910 (13 to 15 years old) - image
This exam would have been given as the last exam for many people/ kids before leaving school in America. Sure the questions are hard, but they mostly
test rote learning, that which the student has memorized.
I still can't spell Rhinoceros it just goes to show how much we relay on spellcheckers and calculators, it would take me a while to work out
A man sold a watch for $180 and lost 16 2/3%. what was the cost of the watch?
Would such skills still set someone up for life in the 21st century? There is nothing on critical thinking, generalization of abstract thinking. Note
there is no science section as well.