Are You Smarter Than a Shmooper?

Posted by Shmoop on 2/17/19 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. Which of the following is not a good technique for talking to a friend who is grieving? 8th Grade Health

A) Don't tell how they should feel, like telling them to "be strong."

B) Talk about the loss with them. Most importantly, listen to them.

C) Don't talk about the loss they are experiencing. Just let them be alone or completely change the subject so they feel better.

D) Be there for them, not just right after the loss has happened but for months after. Don't tell how they should feel, like telling them to "be strong." 


2. Which expression represents the sum of three squared and a number? Algebra II Semester A

A) 3 + n 2 

B) 3 n 2

C) 3 2 + n

D) 3 2 n



3. Which of the following figures is known for his theory of cognitive development as well as his epistemological studies with children and learning?   AP Psychology Semester A

A) Jean Piaget 

B) G. Stanley Hall

C) Carl Rogers

D) Ivan Pavlov

E) Erik Erikson



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.

Your company has a new service that helps students find the best professors to match their personalities. To help get new clients, you decide to post flyers all over a college campus, especially near the enrollment office. This is an example of what?

A) Poiesis 

B) Praxis

C) Theoria

D) Dissemination


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