Quiz: Can You Name All of These 1953 School Supplies?
Can You Name All of These 1953 School Supplies?
By: Sami F.
Image: Shutterstock

About This Quiz

In 1953, students used a variety of school supplies to complete their academic work. At the time, many of these school supply products were popular, innovative, and must-haves for students looking to get the most out of their education. Whether simple or complex, the 1950s had several different kinds of school supplies designed for use in the classroom. 

Since the 1950s, America has come a long way when it comes to education, technology, and school supplies. Some of these vintage school supplies might look unfamiliar to you if you weren't a student in 1953. The out-of-date devices were helpful to students at the time, but today there are more handy inventions available to pupils who are pursuing an education. Other school supplies from this era might surprise you because you still use these items to this day.

See where inventors got it right and where they still had some work to do with their old school inventions by testing your knowledge with this quiz. Find out how many 1953 school supplies you can name by taking this quiz.

About HowStuffWorks

How much do you know about how car engines work? And how much do you know about how the English language works? And what about how guns work? How much do you know? Lucky for you, HowStuffWorks is about more than providing great answers about how the world works. We are also here to bring joy to your day with fun quizzes, compelling photography and fascinating listicles. Some of our content is about how stuff works. Some is about how much you know about how stuff works. And some is just for fun! Because, well, did you know that having fun is an important part of how your brain works? Well, it is! So keep reading!

Receive a hint after watching this short video from our sponsors.