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Quiz: Are you smarter than a 12-year-old?

Prove it.
Nov 10th 2014, 2:45 PM 79,539 33

THE IRISH LEAGUE of Credit Unions has launched their 24th Annual schools table quiz.

Many around the country, including at least two TheJournal.ie staff, are veterans of the quiz and this year will see 25,000 kids take part.

100 teams will make the final in the RDS next April, but will first have to go through the qualifying rounds.

Here’s a taster of what they can expect:

How many sides has the 2D shape, an octagon?
5
6
7
8
What month of the year is named after the Roman Julius Caesar?
June
July
August
September
What "T" is a term for a type of cylindrical crown usually worn by royalty?
Tiara
Tikka
Who was the first human to venture into outer space on April 12th, 1961?
John Glenn
Neil Armstrong
Yuri Gagarin
Vladimir Komarov
In which Roald Dahl book do the Farmers Boggis, Bunce and Bean appear?
Fantastic Mr Fox
James and the Giant Peach
The BFG
Danny The Champion of the World
What term refers to the skin of a fish, the ratio of distance on a map and a set of musical notes ordered by frequency or pitch?
Gill
Key
Octave
Scale
What disaster occurred in New Jersey in 1937?
The Titanic sinking
Linberg Disappears
The Hindenberg disaster
The Wall Street crash
What 8 letter word describes the wire inside a lightbulb?
Filament
Receiver
Bull whip
Telegram
What is the name given to the indigenous population of New Zealand?
Inuit
Aborigine
Métis
Maori
In 2012, NASA sent a rover to the planet Mars. In September of that year, it beamed back its first self-portrait. What was the name of the Rover?
Opportunity
Curiosity
Inspiration
Spirit
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
You're 12!
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Congrats, you have a requisite amount of knowledge for a person your age.
Share your result:
You scored out of !
You're 10!
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Keep trying, champ.
Share your result:
You scored out of !
You're 8!
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You can do better. Right?
Share your result:
You scored out of !
You're 6!
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And you have chocolate all over your face
Share your result:

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