Thursday, February 5, 2009

Are You Smarter Than A Fifth-Grader?

See if you can pass this multiple choice vocabulary test.

Pick the word or phrase that is closest in meaning to each word.

  1. A welfare check
  2. Food stamps
  3. Assistance
  4. An amount of money given back to the original payer


  1. A welfare check
  2. Food stamps
  3. Assistance
  4. A returned part of an original payment

If you are uncertain and need a little help you may use the following hints:

  1. None of the answers is 1,2, or 3.
  2. None of the answers is printed in blue.
  3. The correct answers are in bold red type.
  4. The correct answer to both questions is 4.

If, after using the above help, you still don’t get it, you must announce to the world, “I am

(pick one of the following):

  1. a Democrat
  2. a Congressman
  3. a Liberal
  4. an Idiot
  5. a Moron
  6. All of the above

and I am NOT smarter than a fifth-grader."


Daisy said...

So how do we define shyster?


A. Liberal politician
B. Obama's Cabinet
C. Treasury Dept.
D. Commrade Polosi & The One
E. All the above

I'm not dumber than a 5th grader but most of America's voters are.

Mark Pierson said...

Comparing liberals, Democrats, and congressmen to fifth graders is too generous. I used the the words rebate and refund in two simple sentences and checked them with the Flesch-Kinkaid Grade Level. It was SECOND grade.