Are You Smarter Than a Shmooper?

Posted by Shmoop on 3/31/19 11:33 AM

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Shmoop Questions


1. Which of the following is not necessary to test whether vinegar is an acid or a base? 5th Grade Science

A) A pH scale
B) Blue litmus paper
C) Lodestone
D) Red litmus paper


2. Which of the following would be considered a psychological trauma? 8th Grade Health

A) Bullying 
B) Natural disasters
C) All of these
D) Physical or sexual assault 



3. An adult man is close to his mother and has little interest in dating. Freud would likely associate these characteristics with which of the following stages of psychosexual development? AP Psychology Semester B

A) The anal stage

B) The phallic stage

C) The latency stage

D) The oral stage

E) The genital stage



4. Bonus College Question — Business Communications 101

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Jim works in an office. 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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