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QUIZ: How Bad Is Your Summer Slide?


Photo (with edits) by Jenn Durfey / CC BY 2.0

Summer is coming to an end, so it's time to hit the books to beat the very real threat of summer slide, losing all that precious knowledge you learned during the school year! Take this quiz to see how much of school you've retained this summer.

1. What's 4+3?

A: 3
B: Probaby 5
C: 7
D: I don't do math.

2. Have you read anything this summer?

A: A bunch of Instagram captions I guess...
B: Yes! I actually got to catch up on some books I wanted to read!
C: Do Netflix subtitles count?
D: I'm illiterate

3. What's the capital of Lesotho?

A: Lesotho
B: Who's she?
C: Maseru
D: Paris. Duh

4. Who was the 20th President of the United States?

A: Cleveland
B: Washington
C: Garfield
D: Trick question. There haven't been 20 presidents yet.

5. How many times have I (the author) gone out this week?

A: 1
B: 4
C: Way more than me!
D: 0 (You don't have any friends.)

6. What's black and white and red all over?

A: A newspaper
B: A zebra that's been shot
C: A penguin in a blender
D: What?

7. What is my middle name?

A: Claire
B: Mary
C: Grace
D: Emma

8. What's the best piece of playground equipment?

A: Slide
B: Sandbox (please don't pick this)
C: Swing
D: Monkey Bars

9. Are you excited for school to start?

A: No.
B: *Stares blankly into the void*
C: *cries*
D: Incorrect

10. Finally, what is my favorite song from the smash hit musical Mamma Mia?

A: Mamma Mia
B: Our Last Summer
C: Voulez-Vous
D: S.O.S