Are You Smarter Than a Shmooper?  

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Shmoop Questions

 

1. Which of the following statements on the issue of civil rights is inaccurate? 5th Grad Social Studies 

 

A) Southern plantations were still being worked by people of color, who were paid extremely low wages. 
B) African Americans worked hard to change racial inequalities during the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s.
C) Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Coretta Scott King are celebrated individuals who dedicated their lives to racial equality.
D) Fair laws in the early 1960s made it possible for white and black people to attend the same schools, go to the same restaurants, and drink from the same water fountains.

 


 

2. Which of the following is not an example of mental illness? 8th Grade Health

A) Influenza 
B) Dissociative Identity Disorder
C) ADHD
D) Schizophrenia

 


 

3. The process by which an infant develops the ability to use her muscles, coordinate her movements, hold things, and walk is called what? AP Psychology Semester B

 

 

4. Bonus College Question — Economics 101

This course has been recommended for ACE CREDIT®, which means it is considered for credit at thousands of colleges and universities across the country. For more information, click here.

We have an internet business selling scarves for giraffes. It costs us $3.00 to produce each scarf (someone’s gotta pay for the yarn) so we charge $5.00 per scarf. That’s really a steal, if you think about it. Giraffes have really long necks, in case you didn’t know. Anyway, our fingers are sore from knitting all the scarves ourselves, so we decide to spend $1,000 on a machine to knit them for us. How many scarves do we have to sell before we start making a profit?

 

 

Shmoop Answers 

 

1. Which of the following statements on the issue of civil rights is inaccurate? 5th Grad Social Studies 

 

A) Southern plantations were still being worked by people of color, who were paid extremely low wages. 
B) African Americans worked hard to change racial inequalities during the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s.
C) Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Coretta Scott King are celebrated individuals who dedicated their lives to racial equality.
D) Fair laws in the early 1960s made it possible for white and black people to attend the same schools, go to the same restaurants, and drink from the same water fountains.

 

Answer: D) Fair laws in the early 1960s made it possible for white and black people to attend the same schools, go to the same restaurants, and drink from the same water fountains. This is an inaccurate statement. The laws in the 1960s were unfair and made it nearly impossible for white and black people to attend the same schools, go to the same restaurants, and drink from the same water fountains.
 

 

2. Which of the following is notan example of mental illness? 8th Grade Health

A) Influenza 
B) Dissociative Identity Disorder
C) ADHD
D) Schizophrenia

 

Answer: A)  Influenza.This is just the flu. Nothing mental here.


 

3. The process by which an infant develops the ability to use her muscles, coordinate her movements, hold things, and walk is called: AP Psychology Semester B

 

Answer: C) motor development. Exactly. Motor development has nothing to do with car engines, and everything to do with a little tyke learning to stand, walk, run, and hold the remote to the Wii.

 


 

4. Bonus College Question — Economics 101

This course has been recommended for ACE CREDIT®, which means it is considered for credit at thousands of colleges and universities across the country. For more information, click here.

We have an internet business selling scarves for giraffes. It costs us $3.00 to produce each scarf (someone’s gotta pay for the yarn) so we charge $5.00 per scarf. That’s really a steal, if you think about it. Giraffes have really long necks, in case you didn’t know. Anyway, our fingers are sore from knitting all the scarves ourselves, so we decide to spend $1,000 on a machine to knit them for us. How many scarves do we have to sell before we start making a profit?

 

Answer: C) 500.

 

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