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1912 eighth grade exam: Could you make it to high school in 1912?

A 1912 eighth-grade exam was donated to a museum in Bullitt County, Ky.

Have a look at the questions and answers and ask yourself: Would you have made it into high school in 1912?

13. Where is the chief nervous center of the body?

The human brain represents only about 2 percent of body weight, it is fueled by a fifth of the body's oxygen, and a quarter of the body's glucose.

The human brain represents only about 2 percent of body weight, it is fueled by a fifth of the body's oxygen, and a quarter of the body's glucose.

The human brain represents only about 2 percent of body weight, it is fueled by a fifth of the body's oxygen, and a quarter of the body's glucose.

The human brain represents only about 2 percent of body weight, it is fueled by a fifth of the body's oxygen, and a quarter of the body's glucose.

Snapshot via bullittcountyhistory.com
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Spinal cord

 

Brain

 

Heart

 

Skull

 
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