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  Reply # 881372 20-Aug-2013 09:15
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That was pretty simple. I can't say I'm that surprised at most of their results though, most people don't seem to know anything outside their daily routine (and even then many struggle).




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jeffnz: you guys are way to clever for this old guy I only got 9/13 but one was rushing, even so its ok I'm not a University educated person.


Hey! Dont use age as an excuse - You have had longer to mop up information - of course some does start to fall out of your head to make way for new stuff :-)

I got 13/13 and never went to university - I cant actually think what of this general knowledge would be specifically university taught anyway....




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  Reply # 881374 20-Aug-2013 09:19
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100%

I found I was doubting myself on some of the answers especially the atoms and electrons - I was thinking it was maybe a trick question!

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  Reply # 881377 20-Aug-2013 09:23
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100% here too.
Had to think about the nitrogen one for a bit as I have been caught by that one before in a pub quiz as a semi trick question, and I thought fracking produced oil, which wasn't an answer, so picked natural gas.

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  Reply # 881379 20-Aug-2013 09:25
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13/13 - so easy




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  Reply # 881387 20-Aug-2013 09:36
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100%...not too shabby

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  Reply # 881395 20-Aug-2013 09:44
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100% but the punchline to the joke is that I'm an Arts graduate, Political Studies from Vic, I work in the media and I haven't studied science formally since high school when I did biology which was back in '94. 

I did have some help from life experience, I knew the atmosphere question because I was a scuba diving instructor and had to study that kind of thing. 

Also my statistical knowledge makes me think that True/False questions are better for graphing information than anything else. 

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  Reply # 881401 20-Aug-2013 09:54
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10/13

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  Reply # 881403 20-Aug-2013 09:56
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100% here too, double punchline, I'm a female Arts graduate, who was once thrown out of a 5th Form (showing my age there!) science class for my reply to "Where would you find oxygen in water?" My answer was "in the bubbles". Admittedly I hadn't been paying attention and may have been thrown out more for repeatedly insisting my answer was not wrong even if it wasn't the answer the teacher wanted!




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  Reply # 881407 20-Aug-2013 10:01
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13/13, NZ secondary school has had some lasting impact  I guess





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  Reply # 881408 20-Aug-2013 10:01
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crackrdbycracku: 

American's still walked on the moon. 


That they did ... with the help of those german scientists ;-)  Not sure what the 200million Americans did at the time ;-)


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  Reply # 881409 20-Aug-2013 10:01
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kiwifidget: 100% here too, double punchline, I'm a female Arts graduate, who was once thrown out of a 5th Form (showing my age there!) science class for my reply to "Where would you find oxygen in water?" My answer was "in the bubbles". Admittedly I hadn't been paying attention and may have been thrown out more for repeatedly insisting my answer was not wrong even if it wasn't the answer the teacher wanted!


That's a really stupid question. I guess the teacher wanted something like 'diffused through the water' or 'at the molecular level bonded to the hydrogen atom'? But really, your answer or 'it's mixed in' is right.   




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  Reply # 881411 20-Aug-2013 10:04
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13/13.

The questions are high-school level at most.

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  Reply # 881414 20-Aug-2013 10:07
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Mark:
crackrdbycracku: 

American's still walked on the moon. 


That they did ... with the help of those german scientists ;-)  Not sure what the 200million Americans did at the time ;-)



They were trying to master Why Johnny Can't Read before moving on to What Ivan Knows That Johnny Doesn’t

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  Reply # 881421 20-Aug-2013 10:20
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11/13 and that's my memory serving me from 5th form. My last year of high school, with no uni learning.

Like others, I second guessed myself on the air question and fracking.

If I put a little more than a few seconds per question I might have got them all haha.

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