A study of Project Talent test results found that people with lower scores as teenagers were at higher risk for Alzheimer’s and related dementias in their 60s and early 70s. (Read the story.) Here are 12 selections from the test. Try the quiz yourself and see how many you can answer correctly.
In the Bible story, Samson knew he would lose his strength if
his hair were cut.
he fell in love.
he left Jerusalem.
he spoke with a Philistine.
he went to war.
Chartreuse is a mixture of
green and blue.
yellow and orange.
yellow and green.
orange and brown.
red and orange.
The above is usually called a
High pointed arches are used chiefly in
If a camper sees a garter snake, he should
leave it alone.
pin its head down with a forked stick.
hit it with a rock.
climb the nearest tree.
stand still until it leaves.
Tartar sauce is most often served with
Suppose that after the post office is closed, someone finds he urgently needs stamps. He should probably try getting them
in a drug store.
from a stamp collector.
by phoning the postmaster's home.
in a department store.
in a gas station.
In a suspension bridge, the road bed is supported by
Which of these guns has the largest bore?
A boy takes a girl to a movie and they find a pair of seats on a side aisle. Usually the girl should take the seat
on the left.
on the right.
nearest the aisle.
furthest from the aisle.
nearest the center of the theater.
About when did Leonardo de Vinci live?
Locks were built into the Panama Canal because
the Atlantic Ocean is higher than the Pacific.
the Pacific Ocean is higher than the Atlantic.
Panama is above sea level.
the canal is narrow.
the canal is wide.