Posts tagged “tests”

The Commonly Confused Words Test

Amazing! According to this test I am an English Genius. It was not a surprise to see that I scored a perfect 100%, actually, on the advanced sections. What was shocking was that I scored in the embarrassingly-low 80s on what were supposed to be the simple sections. That, and the fact that I could

The Dead Russian Composer Personality Test

Take the The Dead Russian Composer Personality Test. If I was a dead Russian composer, I’d be Aleksandr Borodin. Son of a 19th Century Russian prince and a…non-royal…mother, you went to medical school and became a biochemist. Most people, however, (and probably your twenty cats as well) agree that they’d trade all of your scientific


I have to agree with Caterina: I’m not happy at all with the results of my art test.


I just took a verbalIQ test that I found at My overall score was a depressingly low 87%. I did well in the Reading Comprehension and Anagrams sections. I had never seen an Anagrams section on a standardized test. It’s an interesting concept, although I think it’s really just another form of a vocabulary


Take a quiz on Middle East Geography and History from Encarta and MSN. I got 7 out of 10.


Take the Condom Quiz! Whether it’s polyurethane, sheepskin or chocolate-flavored latex, if you don’t know the basics about your condom of choice you can’t be safe.


If you’ve got a few minutes to spare, take’s Purity Test. This little gem has been around the ‘net for years. Apparently it was revived last night in blogIRC. I didn’t arrive until much later, so I missed most of the fun. I did score a 32% on the test recently. That means I’m


I just took The Brunching Shuttlecocks’ Ten-Question Purity Test. Here’s what it told me: Thou hast scored only 30% pure. Thou suckest in the eyes of thy Lord. Repent now or be cast into the lake of fire to whine for all eternity. So I guess that’s kind of rough.

CSS Quiz

I beat Firda‘s score on the W3Schools’ CSS Quiz Test. Heh. 85%

Emotional Intelligence

I scored a 33 out of 48 on the Emotional Intelligence Quiz. According to them, that means my “emotional intelligence appears well-developed. [I am] probably productive and highly valued.” er. Yeah. Something like that. link via weblog wannabe

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A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


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