(h/t: Freakonomics blog) The following is an actual test given to 8th grade students in Kansas in 1895, unearthed by the Salina Journal. Please refer to the "arithmetic" section. Here are the "arithmetic" questions and my attempted responses: 1. Name and define the Fundamental Rules of Arithmetic. Umm..... Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally? 2. … Continue reading Please give your students this quiz, and how big is a “bushel” anyway?