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Quiz: are you a genius?

Aktualizacja: 17 lut 2019

You already know you’re rather smart (otherwise you wouldn’t be studying these lessons), but have you ever had the nagging doubt whether you are really and truly brilliant? Well, the moment of truth has arrived. By answering just five simple questions you can check if you’re Einstein reincarnated. So get down to work!


1. Can you name all the chemical elements from Mendeleev’s periodic table?

YES – NO – MAYBE


2. Can you name (in Latin) at least five species that were contemporary with Tyrannosaurus rex?


YES – NO – MAYBE

3. Do you remember the birth dates, death dates, and coronation dates, of at least five consecutive Polish monarchs?

YES – NO – MAYBE


4. Can you name the capital cities of at least one hundred countries?

YES – NO – MAYBE


5. Can you identify at least one hundred works of Beethoven when you hear them?

YES – NO – MAYBE


Now count your ‘YES’ answers.


5 ‘YES’ answers – congratulations, you’re a real genius! You’re bound to get the Nobel prize next year!

4 ‘YES’ answers – well done, you’re well on your way to being an academic celebrity!

3 ‘YES’ answers – not bad, you might consider giving up your job so that you can spend more time developing your brain.

2 ‘YES’ answers – sorry, you’re not too brilliant, but your children still might be really bright.

1 ‘YES’ answer – how come you’re reading this?


GLOSSARY

- nagging constant

- reincarnated – brought back to life

- elements – pure chemical substances, e.g. oxygen, nitrogen, coal

- periodic table – Mendeleev’s board of chemical elements

- species – biological groups

- contemporary with – living at the same time as

- consecutive – one after another


Share your results in the comments! :)