Are You Smarter Than a Door Knob? Answer These Basic Questions to Find Out!

By: Zoe Samuel
Estimated Completion Time
3 min
Are you often intimidated by smart people?
Nope
It happened when I was younger.
Sometimes
All the time

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Do you read "important" books for fun?
I am reading De Tocqueville.
I am reading Jane Austen.
I am reading Harry Potter.
I don't read.

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Do you have at least one thing you do really well?
Sure
Sort of
A little
No

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Do you have more than one above average skill?
I have ten.
I have five.
I have one.
Nope

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Do you feel like you're pretty average?
Never
Once
Only in a room of smart folk
Yes

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What is MRS GREN in science?
It's all the ways you know a thing is living.
It's how you define plants.
It's a mnemonic of... something.
It's a nice lady scientist.

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How smart is Homer Simpson?
Dumb as a box of rocks
Not smart
Not as dumb as people think
About normal

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What five characteristics does something have to enjoy before it counts as science?
Logical, objective, verifiable, quantifiable, empirical
Peer-reviewed, intelligent, objective, repeatable, true
Clever, repeatable, arcane, certain, researched
Confusing, hard, difficult, boring, and nerdy

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What happens at CERN?
They look for the Higgs Boson.
They do physics.
They do science.
They make dinner.

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What does NASA stand for?
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
National Astronaut and Space Association
National American Space Association
It is the name of the founder's wife.

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What is the difference between perpendicular and parallel?
One is next to the other, one is at 90 degrees.
One is straight up, the other is sideways.
One is side by side, one is round the bend.
Trick question, they are the same.

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Which words might be missing in this sentence: "The __ men were laughing __ hard __ hear"?
Two, too, to.
Too, to, to again.
To, two, too.
Silly, very, you.

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How does a plane stay in the air?
The Bernoulli Effect
Using an aerofoil
Speed
Magic

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Do you play an instrument?
Four
Two
One
Nope

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What is BODMAS?
It is how you do equations.
It is something in math.
It is science.
It is what pagans call Christmas.

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Do you speak a second language?
Three
One
I get by.
I know a few curses.

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If someone throws a ball, are you good at predicting where it will land?
Every time
Usually
Sometimes
Ow!

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How's your trigonometry?
I am Pythagoras himself.
Very good, including 3D
Not bad
I hate trig.

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How good are you at packing your suitcase?
I am a Tetris maven.
I do very well.
I always have to redo it.
I make my boo do it.

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Do you ever tell jokes while on line at customs?
That's stupid and dangerous, so no.
Only while far away from the head of the line.
Only under my breath.
All the time

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What commonly known thing might this be the acronym for: MVEMJSUNP?
The planets
The plants
Diseases
The fractional distillation of crude oil

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Why is grass green?
Chlorophyll
It is full of vitamins.
It looks that way to humans, but it is actually red.
It is reflecting the sky, but not well.

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What do frogs say?
Chirp, tweet, bark, or ribbit
Chirp or ribbit
Ribbit
Ring ding ding ding ding ding!

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What do diamonds have in common with buckminsterfullerene?
Carbon
Structure
Purity
Helium

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If something has a PH of 7, which country is that like?
Switzerland
Andorra
France
Antarctica

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Last time you hung out with your bestie, what did you talk about?
Science
The economy
Our friends
Celebrities

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You arrive at your friend's house. There is no cell reception, no doorbell, and no knocker. What do you do?
Call them
Knock hard
Look in the window
Leave

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Do you read "unimportant books"for fun?
Yeah, on planes or late at night.
Sometimes
I only read those.
I don't like reading.

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What are the characteristics of movement of a body in flight?
Pitch, roll, yaw, thrust
Thrust, angle, vertical, speed
Up, down, sideways
This, that, and the other

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There's someone behind you!%0DSorry - our mistake, there isn't.%0DBe honest: did you look?
No
Almost
Yes
Are they there again?

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