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How literate are you by 1918 standards? Take this poetic test given to WW1 recruits

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How to score the Devens Test:

Subtract the number of wrong answers (or—in this case—questions that you find unanswerable) from the ones you think you got right. Score below 6: Illiterate; 6-20: Primary literacy; 21-25: Grammar school literacy; 26-30: Junior high school; 31-35: Senior high school; 36-42: College level.


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Even more fascinating is you're supposed to draw a line under the correct answer rather than circle it. I guess circling answers was way innovative for the time.

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