Are You Smarter Than a Shmooper?

Posted by Shmoop on 2/10/19 11:00 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's the difference between a theory and a hypothesis? 5th Grade Science 

A) A theory is the art of writing, whereas a hypothesis is the art of designing and making.

B) A theory is based on limited evidence and information, whereas a hypothesis is created after collecting and analyzing data.

C) A theory is a set of principles and information used to explain something, whereas a hypothesis is an educated guess about how something will work.

D) A theory is a set of principles and information used to explain something, whereas a hypothesis is the way a theory is created.



2. Simplify √169.  Algebra II - Semester A 

A) 13 

B) 10

C) 12

D) 11



3. Which philosophical perspective was eventually criticized for its use of introspection as the primary method for understanding conscious experience?   AP Psychology Semester A

A) Functionalism
B) Behaviorism
C) Dualism
D) Empiricism
E) Structuralism



4. Bonus College Question — Business Communication 

This course has been recommended for ACE CREDIT®, which means it is considered for credit at thousands of colleges and universities across the country. For more information, click here.

Jim is working in an office setting, and he brings in a pan of brownies that his wife made to share with his coworkers. It is Saul's impression that the cookies he usually brings aren't very good, so he works to improve his recipe. Finally, he brings in an awesome batch of over-the-top delicious cookies. This is an example of what? 

A) Symbolic Interactionism 
B) Perceptionism
C) Situational Interactionism
D) Intentionism


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