Are You Smarter Than a Shmooper?

Posted by Shmoop on 1/6/19 9:00 AM

Ready to test yourself to see if you're smarter than a Shmooper? We've gathered four questions (and answers—you're welcome) from some of our favorite premium online courses and test prep. 

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Shmoop Questions:

1. What type of writing is fictional or non-fictional and usually tells a personal story? Middle School Writing


2. Which of the following is a physical effect of stress? 8th Grade Health

A) Not being able to concentrate
B) Having anxiety about the future
C) Weakened immune system
D) Withdrawing and wanting to constantly be alone


3. Speeches differ from written works in that audiences can't re-read or take extra time to comprehend spoken information. Which principles must public speakers use to compensate for this difference? Public Speaking 101

A) Organization, testimony, and clarity
B) Testimony, simplicity, and reasoning
C) Clarity, reasoning, and repetition
D) Repetition, clarity, and simplicity


4. Bonus Finance Question — Series 7 Exam Prep (stockbrokers take this test to get a license to trade)

What is an Equity Market?

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