Can You Pass an 8th Grade Test from 1912?

There are 1075 comments on the politix.topix.com story from Aug 13, 2013, titled Can You Pass an 8th Grade Test from 1912?. In it, politix.topix.com reports that:

This exam was taken by middle schoolers in Bullitt County, Kentucky. The real test contained 58 questions and wasn't multiple choice.

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Brushey Bill

Whitesburg, KY

#1617 Mar 26, 2014
Libertarian wrote:
A healthy society is one that is shaped like a pyramid. The base, the lowest working class, is very broad. Above it is a slightly smaller class of more skilled workers. Layer upon layer this is repeated, with each layer being a little smaller and a little more educated than the layer beneath it. At the top is a very small pinnacle of well educated people, the people who manage society and move civilization forward.
We in the USA, with our failed tax funded Socialist educational system have created an unhealthy and unstable structure. It is narrow at the bottom, fat at the middle, and top heavy.
"WRONG" our society is shaped like an hour glass. with the poor spread out at the bottom. the working class(what's left of them) in the middle, then the rich elite (politicians, bankers, old money), and all that kind of thieving trash at the top. That small section in the middle is still trying to support them all, but when the last one is worked to death, the rich will topple on the poor, and all will die.
Ha ha

Morehead, KY

#1618 Mar 29, 2014
Easy as Sunday morning
Of course

United States

#1619 Mar 29, 2014
Sure can!:)
Libertarian

Kuttawa, KY

#1620 Mar 29, 2014
Brushey Bill wrote:
<quoted text>"WRONG" our society is shaped like an hour glass. with the poor spread out at the bottom. the working class(what's left of them) in the middle, then the rich elite (politicians, bankers, old money), and all that kind of thieving trash at the top. That small section in the middle is still trying to support them all, but when the last one is worked to death, the rich will topple on the poor, and all will die.
You are right that our society is not shaped like a pyramid. A healthy society organized according to Natural Law is shaped like a pyramid. Ours is not a healthy society organized according to Natural Law.

You are wrong when you say that it is an hour glass. Our society has turned into something that has a small base of working class people, a wide, flat layer of "middle" class on top of them, and a tiny elite at the top. It is not natural. It is unstable and it can't stand. Eventually the working class base will shrink until it is too narrow to support the wide, flat middle class and the whole thing will fall over.
Doubtful

United States

#1621 Mar 30, 2014
No
Haha

Greenville, OH

#1622 Mar 30, 2014
Put my thinking cap on and got er done :)
funny

London, KY

#1623 Mar 30, 2014
very funny. easy as pie
english teacher

Campbellsville, KY

#1624 Mar 30, 2014
Easy as pie
Stupid thread

Owensboro, KY

#1625 Mar 30, 2014
Yet it keeps going,..
knowsall

Madisonville, KY

#1626 Mar 30, 2014
Not at all............
Lol

West Liberty, KY

#1627 Mar 30, 2014
On and on ...
Lol

West Liberty, KY

#1628 Mar 30, 2014
I'm not a good test taker. I would need some extra credit. But would work so hard for it loll
Funny

West Liberty, KY

#1629 Mar 30, 2014
I think the difficulty is anxiety. I think after that it would be easy

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#1631 Mar 31, 2014
Libertarian wrote:
<quoted text>
You are right that our society is not shaped like a pyramid. A healthy society organized according to Natural Law is shaped like a pyramid. Ours is not a healthy society organized according to Natural Law.
Please elaborate how "Natural Law" dictates that a human society be shaped like a pyramid.
Guest

Albany, KY

#1632 Mar 31, 2014
What a joke
Mrytle Stang

Harrodsburg, KY

#1633 Apr 1, 2014
I don purtty well in skool. Went to Burgan and nevar wus kept back not never.
Yarder

Pineville, KY

#1635 Apr 2, 2014
I could
la la

London, KY

#1638 Apr 2, 2014
u should have made it so hard.
take the test

Wilmington, DE

#1642 Apr 5, 2014
wasn't a multiple choice question--- yes or no answer.
la la

London, KY

#1643 Apr 5, 2014
It's likely

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